Picks from March, 12th 2017

Taking photos while going through my boring daily life is the only thing that makes it a bit interesting.

This is a new black and white collection with a softer feel to it than Ingrained in the Night and maybe more optimistic.

I didn’t care much about what subject to shoot. I simply avoided all the things I’ve already photographed before and focused more on composition and structure in most of the photos. The end result gave me an idea for a new photography venture (new for me, of course. I’m simply trying to find my own style by doing everything that’s been done first.)

Anyway, I hope you find these photos interesting and enjoy them. Taken yesterday in my family’s holiday house.

the next ones are a mix of the usual and the new. also, i didn’t forget to convert the colored one to black and white. I kept the color because it has value in this case, at least in my eyes.

 

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Picks From Feb. 1st 2017 Part 1: Textures

I took a walk in town with my camera two days ago, took a lot of shots. I spent yesterday processing most of them and now I’m ready to post them.

For this first collection, I picked all the photos that include any kind of texture in them.

I enjoy taking pictures of tree trunks. I love that no matter how many times I take pictures of the same tree, the texture almost always looks different within the frame.

These photos show one side of the same tree trunk. you can already see that; they’re not that different; but they are different in the way the texture conjures images in my head. I find that very interesting and enjoyable.

So I hope you liked the high-contrast textures. I’m not very into it but I never shy away from any subject that has photographic potential.

Next part will be Green & Blue.

Picks from Nov. 21st 2016

I hope you enjoyed the photos. ’til next time. ^_^

Daily Picks 14/07/2016

Pre-post: I should stop calling these posts “Daily Picks” since I’m not posting everyday anymore so maybe it’ll become Weekly Picks starting with the next post. >_<

Yesterday, I took the new camera and hiked through the mountain road to practice photography. My friend was with me I couldn’t concentrate much. but I managed to shoot some average pictures.

I was kinda hoping for better quality. Well, I need way more practice to achieve the photographs I have in mind. For now, I figured this much: It’s a joy holding the camera and trying different things to take a photograph even if it doesn’t go my way. That’s a challenge I have no problem accepting!

I hope you enjoyed the pictures. ’til next time ^_^

Wooden Spectrum

 

Amber ridges trace the life of a world rendered hollow.

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from pallid feet to auburn summits,

miniature mountains unfold within.

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layers of a multitude of worlds

captivate curiousness and queries

from the core of unsatisfied minds.

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worlds of wooden waves like magnets

pushing my perception away from reality,

pulling my fundamental nature to Wonder.

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Pictures taken: 05/05/2016

Poems written: 10 minutes ago.

© Waseem Sherif