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Color Intensity

These are photographs taken at Fairchild Tropical Garden, located in Coral Gables, FL.

Color has a huge effect on the mood and impact of an image. Bold and contrasting colors make images pop and create lively, eye-catching photos. Vibrant colors make strong image elements and can be the dominant characteristic in a photographs composition. Strong color contrast in images increases the impact, especially when there aren’t many colors present.

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© Mikelle Moore

Some of the complimentary color pairs that create strong contrast in photographs are: red/cyan, yellow/blue, green/magenta. Warm tones coupled cool tones also have the ability to enhance the contrast of any image.  Sometimes, the original colors in an image can be manipulated (in Adobe Lightroom or Photoshop) to increase contrast and shift the
focus as well as to strengthen the image impact.

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© Mikelle Moore


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