Here Are 35 Photographs of Cables That Show Beauty In The Mundane

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Ok so is there really beauty in cables? You might think it odd that we've chosen such a ubiquitous subject for our gallery today, but there is absolutely beauty to be found in the mundane. Of course, what elevates the mundane in our photography is great composition
Nikola Tesla wanted to free us from depending on wires too much, but things didn't happen as he saw them in his endeavoured mind. Cables and wires are nowadays part of our every day and here is a photo collection that will illustrate that.
From electric wires to engineering tools, from internet cables to phone chargers, we all depend on wires. Sit back and see how our lives are literally hanging by some several thousand threads.

Photo by Thomas Jensen

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Photo by Franck V

Photo by Casey Horner

Photo by Dina Lydia

Photo by Shazia Mirza

Photo by Mason Nelson

Photo by Anton Kraev

Photo by Hush Naidoo

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Photo by Syd Wachs

Photo by David Clarke

Photo by Dhahi Alsaeedi

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Photo by Andrew Barrett
Let's face it, elevating the every day from boring to art is about amazing composition.  Getting composition right has always been the greatest challenge for the photographer. If you’d like to get better at photography composition and learn concepts that go beyond the basics, you should take a look at Kent DuFault’s guide to advanced composition.

Photo by Tinh Khuong

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Photo by Shea Rouda

Photo by Frederic Köberl

Photo by Silvan spohr

Learning And Applying Advanced Composition Will Elevate Your Photographs

Advanced Composition – will ensure you create images that pop. You'll get more out of your photography and start taking images that will truly capture your creative vision. If you’d like to improve your composition skills and learn concepts that go beyond the ‘rule of thirds’, do take a look at Kent DuFault’s guide Advanced Composition

In Kent Dufault's Advanced Composition, you'll discover advanced composition concepts such as:

  • Compression
  • Color Placement
  • Contrast Overlap
  • Rhythm
  • Color Wash
  • Texture
  • Stacking

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Photo by Ilya Atamas

Photo by Umanoide

Photo by Alina Grubnyak

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Photo by Steve Johnson

Photo by Margaret Stokman

Photo by Alex Jones

Photo by Cristian Guanipa

Photo by Scott Webb

Photo by José Martín Ramírez C

Photo by Glen Carrie
If you are looking to improve your photography composition and learn concepts that go beyond the ‘rule of thirds’, do take a look at Kent DuFault’s guide Advanced Composition. With this guide, you will learn all about:

  • color
  • light
  • shadow
  • lines
  • curves
  • repetition
  • juxtaposition
  • anticipation
  • pre-visualization
  • timing

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Federico Alegria

Federico has a decade of experience in documentary photography, contributes some free images to the community and is a University Professor in photography. You can get to know him better here

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