Today I’m participating in the A Word A Week Challenge. This week’s theme is “contrast”.  I encourage you to click on each photo to see a larger view. If you like what you see, please subscribe to this blog to receive updates of the new photos I post, usually 3 to 5 times a week.

There are many ways to feature contrast in photographs, so here are a few of my personal interpretations for this photo theme. There can be contrast between light and dark, as in this backlight setting on Coronado beach in front of the Pacific ocean.

A Word A Week Photo Challenge – Contrast between light and dark

A Word A Week Photo Challenge – Contrast between light and dark

Or it could be contrast between light and dark at night, between the bright full moon in the background and the dark trees in the foreground.

Travel theme: Contrast - Moon rising beyond the trees

Travel theme: Contrast – Moon rising beyond the trees

It could be the exact opposite with the trees in the foreground in bright light, and the clouds in the background in the dark.

Contrast between trees in the sun and dark sky with clouds

Contrast between trees in the sun and dark sky with clouds

It could be both a contrast in size, small versus large, and in color, white and versus pink, as in this photo of a small white poppy right next to a large pink poppy.

Contrast between small white poppy and large pink poppy

Contrast between small white poppy and large pink poppy

Finally, it could a contrast between what you see at first glance, and what you really see if you look more closely, as in this map of the USA in the water puddle with the colors of the American flag, still one of my favorite shots so far.

Water puddle in the shape of the United States

Water puddle in the shape of the United States

 

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About Milka Pejovic

I'm a freelance writer, artist and photographer. I write mostly for business, not enough for pleasure, and I take a lot of pictures of the world around me.

10 responses »

  1. Carrie Rubin says:

    Great choices. Love that beach shot. Probably because I want to be there. 🙂

  2. Juliana Lee says:

    Love the contrast on the beach!

  3. Amy says:

    They are beautiful contrasts! Poppies are beautiful. I also like the moon shot.

  4. Sheila says:

    Those are great. I love those bright trees with the dark clouds swirling in the background. Now I’m in the mood for a thunderstorm. 🙂

    • mpejovic says:

      Oh, a thunderstorm, we very rarely get those in San Diego. I wish we could get one during our trip, as long as we can stay indoors and it’s not too cold.

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