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The Enthusiast's Guide to Travel Photography by Jordana Wright

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32. SEE THE ABSTRACT

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When we travel, so much of our photographic focus lies in providing information to the viewer. We shoot to explain, to draw parallels, and to make the foreign accessible. In abstract photography, we seek the opposite. We shoot to inspire questions, to confound the viewer, to isolate from context. Abstractions help us look past the obvious subject or idea to find beauty and form in the ordinary. Abstractions keep us guessing.

As you travel, you’ll be exposed to an endless collection of new subject material for abstract photography. Anything in the world, from nature to architecture, can be made abstract. Keep your eyes open, ...

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