Weekly Photo Challenge ~ Curve   6 comments

Weekly Photo Challenge ~ Curve

My submission is the “Curve of the Sea Shell”.

"Curve of the Sea Shell"

“Curve of the Sea Shell”


Find inspiration in the curves around you.

When I peer through a camera lens, or put my phone’s screen up to my face, I never really know what a photograph will look like. I love photography, but over the years I’ve taken pictures less and less, passively, and with less intent. When composing a shot, I let the elements in the frame dictate the composition. I follow their lead. This is especially true with leading lines: I let lines — straight, squiggly, bending — decide what type of photo I will take.

Read more about leading lines and curves in photography.
One afternoon, I strolled toward the London Eye, on the South Bank along the Thames River in London. This massive rounded structure — with its perfect curve and straight lines — was partially covered by bare, wild branches, and this view captured the interplay of both:


For this week’s challenge, get inspired by the curves around you. From curves in architecture to bends in nature to man-made undulations, you have lots to work with!



6 responses to “Weekly Photo Challenge ~ Curve

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  1. Pingback: Curve (cloud | What's (in) the picture?

  2. Very cool fossilized shell; where was it found?


  3. Hello Ispeng, glad you liked my “developing your eye” pictures. The shell in Curves intrigues me. You are enormously active, simply cannot match that. Regards, Thomas


    • Great photograph needs to be appreciated. I have been taking photographs for the past 5 years after my retirement. Kind regards. Soo Peng (Lim -surname) from Penang, Malaysia.


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