Photography Tutorial 6: Spotting Patterns

One of the simplest ways to create a dramatic image is to take advantage of repetition. Here I will be spotting patterns to explore how different images stimulate the mind. The first collection simply repeat elements. The second questions whether abstract images can also contain repeat elements.

This first shot is of the facade of what was Welbeck Street Car Park for Debenhams’ department store located behind Oxford Street in London. Sadly the carpark has been demolished to be replaced with yet another identikit hotel. I think the developers missed an opportunity to reuse the identical concrete elements to cover the new hotel.

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