Images can evoke feelings. They can whisper or shout. By determining the contrast, color, action, or perspective, we can refine our message. For instance, coastal tidal pools can be tranquil reflection mirrors with an empty beach, like the first image on the right, reinforcing the vastness of the scene.
Alternatively, by concentrating on the action of onrushing surf, we can achieve a totally different feeling, as shown in the second image.
In both cases, I made a conscious decision of what I wanted the viewer to react to and focus on. I want people to share my feelings when they view my images.
Sand dune patterns vary in the way ...