Posts Tagged ‘vertical symmetry’

Recently Steve shared pictures from a trip abroad.  Dreamy images of a Canadian landscape with narrow strips of land separating sky and water.  Beautiful images to be sure, but what made them truly fascinating was Steve’s perspective as he shared them.  He suggested in terms of their display the images should be rotated 90 degrees thus highlighting what he had been trying to capture — the reflection of the landscape in (often) still waters creating perfect symmetry, i.e. use the vertical line, not the horizontal, to heighten the viewer’s experience of the reflection.  See what you think. 😉

I must admit, as I viewed some of these images at their new orientation, I began to “see” complex and rich structures that had nothing to do with their actual subject matter (trees, water, sky).  I especially thought of the green man in the woods figure with this one.

What do you see?


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