Abstract photography concentrates on shape, form, color, pattern and texture. The viewer is often unable to see the whole object. The subject of the photo is often only a small part of the idea of the image. Viewers may only know the essence of the image subject or understand it by what is implied. Often the image will not be a literal view of the subject itself.
Often the image will not be a literal view of the subject itself. The abstract tends to bring out some or all of these aspects…
- Crop (especially of segments or parts of the whole).
- Perspective (especially depth).
- Blur (bokeh).
- Expression of movement.
Some Abstract examples