The Rubik’s Cube

January 29, 2022

To create greater transparency and let everyone know who I am outside of being the Broker/Owner of Dolan O’Rourke Real Estate Services, I am building the ‘At Home with John’ section of the website to share my interests with the world.

You may not know this, but I hold an Associate of Science in Professional Photography. While I use this for real estate listings and marketing, this interest has primarily become a hobby. In building the business, I have not been using my camera as often as I would like, so it was time to make a change. Moving forward, I will be giving myself weekly assignments to complete (if you have requests, I am all ears!), and I will share the finished product here and on my social media!

When looking for inspiration to get going, I found an article on Make Use Of outlining 18 Creative Photography Ideas for Beginners to Improve Their Skills and decided to start by working my way through this list, to start!

This weeks assignment: The Rubik’s Cube

This project started as one might expect:

Then I decided to solve the cube, and I was struck by the contrast when I photographed the white side against a dark background with a shallow depth of field.

When the perspective shifted slightly, it was clear that more work was to be done…

Next Week: Still Life

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