Texture


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Texture

In addition to making things lighter and darker, one of the many things that light does is to create texture. As you get angled light onto a rough surface, the surface casts little shadows on itself and you see all this wonderful texture. In this old beat-up hotel we are just finding that all over the place. There's peeling paint. There's broken plaster. There are shattered windows. It's just a texture fest in here. I've noticed with students that eventually there is some point where every beginning photographer begins to see texture and recognize texture as a really wonderful thing to photograph.

It's a wonderful representation of light itself. That's said, you have to be very careful with texture, because particularly in a place like this, it's interesting to come in and see all this texture and go wow! There's got to be a composition here and sometimes there is. You can start working with it, and maybe you can find something interesting. It's important t...

Texture
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Texture provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Ben Long as part of the Foundations of Photography: Composition

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