Shades of Blue – Photography

Blue is the coolest color – the color of the sky, ocean, sleep, twilight. The ancient Egyptians used lapis lazuli to represent heaven. In Chinese culture, colors corresponded with the five primary elements, the directions, and the four seasons. Blue was associated with wood, east, and spring. Electric or brilliant blues become dynamic and dramatic — an engaging color that expresses exhilaration. Some shades or the overuse of blue may come across as cold or uncaring. Indigo, a deeper blue, symbolizes a mystical borderland of wisdom, self-mastery, and spiritual realization. While blue is the color of communication with others, indigo turns the blue inward to increase personal thought, profound insights, and instant understandings.

by Yamba Karn

by Sasaki Kei

by Sebastian-Alexander Stamatis

by Maureen Bond

by Yanto Effendi

by Robert Moran

by Gustavo Garza

by Yamba Karn

by Levente Bodo

by Stephen Jackson

by Dave Engledow

by Ken Ohsawa

by Jorge Maia

by Sharon Wish

by Hilde Ghesquiere

by Hajime Maeda

by Carla Mascaro

by Donald Boyd

by Bill Mangold

Actually, I’m not all that interested in the subject of photography.  Once the picture is in the box, I’m not all that interested in what happens next.  Hunters, after all, aren’t cooks

Henri Cartier-Bresson

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4 responses

  1. A gde su plave jagode? Kalemljene!

    January 20, 2012 at 12:02 pm

  2. Beautiful collection of blue Ivan. Many thanks for including my work, I am honoured. Cheers!

    March 4, 2012 at 1:03 am

    • :) And Thank You for the awesome shot you made!

      March 13, 2012 at 10:28 pm

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