9 Every subjects

Wonder in the mundane

Kevin Meredith

The Idea

It is not always essential to have a fantastic subject to shoot; sometimes the mundane and the everyday make wonderful photos. Interesting images can be made of a great many seemingly ordinary things: a solitary leaf, abandoned clothing, memorial flowers by the roadside. One way to develop as a photographer is to take more photos-after all, practice makes perfect. The questions are, what do you take photos of, and when do you find time to take them?

Salt and Pepper

Time spent in a cafe waiting for a meat to be served, or time spent waiting for a bus, can be used to take photos. Why not get a shot out of it?

The Ingredients

  • ▶ Any camera
  • ▶ Shot list

The Process

One very simple thing ...

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