Assignment No2 | Simplification & Negative Space

Get clear on what matters by getting rid of everything that doesn’t” – Unknown

26/10/2016 

ANTIQUES – Negative Space

My basic idea was to photograph my childhood ornaments in front of a wooden background. I aimed to have the negative space in the image to have a dark and mysterious atmosphere which was similar to the Heron by Keith Carter.

My set up was a desktop lamp and I’d switched off the lights in the room. I’d set my camera to a low ISO with tungsten lighting. Furthermore I was making sure that very little amount of light went into the image to make sure my images were to give off a eerie atmosphere and making sure all the negative space was black.

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