Nancy Merrill’s photo challenge “A Photo a Week” this week has the topic texture.
Nancy writes: We usually think of texture as a tangible, touchable thing, but it is so important when creating images. When shooting babies, I like to include textured blankets and wraps to enhance the look of the that baby-smooth skin. The face of an older person with lots of wrinkles gives character and backstory to a simple portrait. The textures found in nature provide light and shadow contrast, as in my closeup of some corn on the cob we were soaking before putting it on the smoker. She goes on to mention that photo software programs may have effects to add to a photo to create a textured look.
I unfortunately do not have sophisticated photo software, so my “textured” photos are all naturally captured.