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We are the Atlanta Motor Speedway's NASCAR Quaker State 400. 260 laps, 1040 left turns, at 200+ MPH. This was my first NASCAR race and I never really understood the allure. I still don't. But it was exciting watching them run just inches apart at such high speeds.
It's super loud and you have to wear ear protection. So no casual converstation!
Less is more. This week's Negative Space challenge is what those words are all about. Make your composition's subject stand out by ensuring you eliminate clutter, distractions and sometimes even a backgound. Many minimalistic photography images have a great deal of negative space to isolate the subject. There are tons of genres and ideas that would make for very compelling shots - architecture, landscapes, portraits, food photography, abstracts and so much more. Think about the story or emotion you'd like to convey to your viewer and compose your shot after taking some time to think about it. We're looking for clear, un-cluttered images where the space surrounding the main subject or idea enhances your shot by taking the viewer's eye straight there. That little bit of extra space allows for breathing room and leaves no doubt as to what the main point of interest is. There's magic in negative space, when used wisely, so think, breathe, shoot...