I think I could waste an entire year taking pictures of nothing more than architectural elements. Between light, shadows, materials and configurations, pieces of buildings are simply wonderful subjects.
I took this same picture a couple of days ago as a reminder. Just before sunset, it has that light I love so much. When I went back tonight some people had moved into this unit and no doubt wondered why I was photographing their wall. A woman came out of the door (off camera to the left) and gave me one of “those” looks. Ah well, what we do for art.
1/500, f/7.1, ISO200
It may not be too objective on my part, but I absolutely connected with each one of the words written above. The architecture, as photographic subject in itself, may lack the human connection of other photographic disciplines but nothing will make you feel light, shape and color as it does the capture of architectural elements. And this shot, in which the interplay of volumes, light and shade is simply amazing, is a great example of it, .