6KCBWDAY3 – Experimental Photography And Image Handling

It is easy enough to fall into a routine of photographing your finished projects as is – clearly displayed, maybe from a few varying angles, and for a large part of the time these are what blog readers will expect to see, but every now and again it is good to throw in a picture that causes people to linger.

Refresh your skills at creating attention-grabbing pictures.

I’m not sure exactly how “attention-grabbing” these pictures really are, but I definitely had a lot of fun with them! I was thinking about this prompt last night and setting up my camera and such. On the topics page for this blog week there were a number of suggestions; I thought about following one or two of those, but ultimately decided I’d have more fun if I tried to think outside the shared ideas.

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5KCBWDAY3 – Experimental Photography

Refresh your skills at creating attention-grabbing pictures.

Palette Rainbow

I had a hard time with this challenge. “Attention-grabbing” is something that conceptually I struggle with. I’m never really sure what grabs my attention, and thus extracting what grabs the attention of other people is difficult.

I decided to focus on colour. Colour is one of the things that draws me to yarn and knitting, but I don’t often consciously think of colour when I take a picture. I tried to consider palettes and combinations when I was setting up a picture.

In the end, I carefully arranged skeins of Knit Picks Palette–freshly arrived as part of a group order–in a harmonious order. I adjusted several times until it seemed to come together as something rainbow-esque without being a literal rainbow.

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