A Photo a Week Challenge: OFF CENTER

A standard recommendation to create interesting photographs is to move the center of attention off center. It’s not just an oxymoron, but good advice. This week’s challenge from Nancy Merrill Photography is to share a photo with OFF CENTER as its focus. As I looked through my files, I was surprised to find so few photos that met her criteria. That’s a good lesson for the future.

This country farmhouse in New York is my first example:

A second offering is a photo of one of my favorites azaleas: ‘Gwenda’. It has the unusual habit of creating an occasional splash of complementary color…on the same plant.

Please visit Nancy at https://nadiamerrillphotography.wordpress.com/2021/02/22/a-photo-a-week-challenge-off-center-2/. She and others will be sharing their compositions with us.

About johnvic8

John Viccellio retired after 24 years in the U. S. Navy and began to dig into gardening when he could finally land in one place. He completed the Master Gardener course in 1992 and has since designed and constructed two of his own gardens. He wrote a monthly garden column for ten years and was a regular contributor to Carolina Gardener magazine. John published his first book, Guess What's in My Garden!, in 2014. He lives in Stallings, NC with his wife, in close proximity to six of his eight grandchildren.
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6 Responses to A Photo a Week Challenge: OFF CENTER

  1. Anne M Bray says:

    I favor centered elements in many of my compositions. Just to be contrary! Haha.
    Love the azalea!

    Like

  2. arlene says:

    Those blooms are really lovely.

    Like

  3. Cathy says:

    That splash of pink on your white azalea is unique! Love it!

    Like

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