Welcome to week 10 of our 52 Week Pet Photography Project Blog Circle! This week’s topic is “Patterns”. Sounds simple… but was actually a bit more challenging then I thought it would be!
Patterns are defined as: a repeated, decorative design. They can be found anywhere and everywhere! Maybe the challenging aspect for me this week is photographing a dog in front of the pattern, which then seems to interrupt the “pattern”, changing the entire composition. So this week in my interpretation, I apologize for Kota “interrupting” the patterns 🙂
My first image is from a few weeks ago when we had snow! Yay! I didn’t pay much attention to this image at the time, because the chain link fence was evident. I normally move Kota far from the chain link to then be able to “blur” the background. I took this as she quietly watched and listened to the animals in the woods. Because she is facing away from the camera, I feel that less attention is drawn to her, making this a fairly ok composition for “patterns”. I love how the snow sat in between the chain links of the fence. There is a slight blur, but one can see it’s still chain link.
The next image was using the lattice that surrounds the underneath of our sunroom. I never thought to use that as a backdrop, but for the sake of “patterns” I thought I’d try it out! I put Kota again closer to the back ground, but still shot this at f 2.5 using my 135 mm lens to get some “blur” of the lattice. Along with the background, I chose a “patterned” Wildebeest bandana (haha!) for her in “Mint Chip”! 🙂
Thank you for stopping by! I can’t wait to see what other’s did for patterns this week! Please join me in clicking on the following link and continue following along in our blog circle. Next up check out Susannah with Pet Love Photography, serving Greater Cincinnati and the San Francisco Bay Area and see her creative take on this week’s topic! Enjoy!!!