The Minimally Artistic Art of Instant Minimalist Art, 21 July 2015. (Weekly Photo Challenge: Half and Half)


Good Evening:

Saturday afternoon, walking to the grocery store, wondering how one might respond to this week’s Photo Challenge. An odd one, given how all photography texts emphasize the Rule of Thirds. Then I noticed this in a laundromat:


Huh. One color becomes two by the simple expedient of shadow.

Turns out that if you look around, you will find a lot like this. You will see only one color in each of the following, but shadow will create the impression that you see two. All pictures taken with my iPhone 6 Plus.

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Of course, eventually I had to break my “one color” rule–or in this case, bend it:


And then I just forgot about the rules, period.

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Vonn Scott Bair

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