Negative space

Negative space is the area surrounding the main subject in a photograph which is left unoccupied. Put simply, it is the space around the object itself that helps define the positive space (or main focus).

The whole point of taking pictures is so that you don’t have to explain things with words.~ Elliott Erwitt

For Lens-artists-photo-challenge

Reference: Negative space –,the%20composition%20of%20your%20photograph.

Tuesday Treasure

After 8 years and 18 expeditions to New Guinea, Australia, and nearby islands, Cornell Lab scientist Ed Scholes and National Geographic photojournalist Tim Laman succeeded in capturing images of all 39 species in the bird-of-paradise family for the first time ever. This trailer gives a sense of their monumental undertaking and the spectacular footage.