A staircase carefully put into a composition of light and shades.
Any city can be your canvas to take pictures of pigeons, ivy, trees. Look for nice details or points of view. Photos through a plexiglass dome. Concrete or masonry can contrast the subject. So many different possibilities. Elke stad kan uw canvas zijn om foto’s te maken van duiven, klimop, bomen. Zoek naar leuke details […]
On a rainy winterday I looked for shelter in the station of Oostende. It turned out to be a nice day for making pictures inside this “special” station.
A lot of urbex is about the whole, but why not look for the beauty in the details. Especially if the subject is ugly or dirty. Find beauty in ugliness. Dirty barrels, reflection in a dirty pool of water, etc. See my series taken at the urbex location “Big Laundry”
Tip: avoid the common subject, look for composition, contrast, select an odd or unusual subject. Location: all are taken in the city of Leuven – Belgium
These bike riding people crossed my lens when I was making pictures of the architecture and reflections. Location: around the bike passage at the station of Leuven(B) Lens: Canon 50mm f1.8 MK-I
Be a tourist in own country. Brussels is 1 hour driving from my home town by train or by car. I only used my 50mm lens (Canon nifty fifty f1.8 MK-I) 3 composition with contrasts of cold & warm colors, and old & new
White sky, so what
To focus on lines and reflections of buildings you need to look up. That’s what I did in this series of 10 compositions Post processing: added contrasts (also shadows-high lights), vignetting, enhanced the yellow tones, changed color temperature to warm. Gear: Canon camera with 50mm F1.8 MKI
Why not add drama to ordinary landscape by going low + add split toning (warm-cold contrast)