See How These Photographers Took the Mundane Subject of Windows and Made Their Shots Interesting

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One thing we constantly talk about at Light Stalking is the skill of taking mundane subjects and interpreting them in a beautiful or interesting way. This is part of the skill set of a talented photographer and it's not necessarily an easy one to develop. We think these photographers have done a pretty solid job of demonstrating this skill in these photographs of windows. Composition, colour, implied negative space, lighting – all of these have been brought to bear to generate great shots from a mundane subject. Share your own efforts in the comments!

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the submarines:maybe by visualpanic, on Flickr

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مرگ چون پرواز است by Hamed Saber, on Flickr

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Hello Darkness My Old Friend by geezaweezer, on Flickr

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maria mena:i miss you love by visualpanic, on Flickr

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stavropoleos by fusion-of-horizons, on Flickr

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Rain bokeh by kevin dooley, on Flickr

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218/365 – Remember This Emotional Equation by Helga Weber, on Flickr

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Mirror In The Sky II by peasap, on Flickr

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Framing the city by kevin dooley, on Flickr

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kolumba museum, peter zumthor 1997-2007 by seier+seier, on Flickr

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Volvo katulampun alla by ansik, on Flickr

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Defenestration by Dawn Endico, on Flickr

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Beautiful / Strange. by digitalpimp., on Flickr

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These Hallowed Halls by country_boy_shane, on Flickr

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vol au vent… by Biscarotte, on Flickr

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Living in Rome by Gianni Dominici, on Flickr

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yellow and blue by topher76, on Flickr

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Towering Window by country_boy_shane, on Flickr

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springtime by seyed mostafa zamani, on Flickr

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The Yellow Window by Sukanto Debnath, on Flickr

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Untitled by Maria Artigas, on Flickr

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Diagonal by dorena-wm, on Flickr

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A lone green chair in a dark dirty room, a ray of sunlight shines through the window on the green chair by crsan – christianholmer.com, on Flickr

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Siding by kevin dooley, on Flickr

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Portuguese Window by Fr Antunes, on Flickr

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mazoni:blue by visualpanic, on Flickr

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Shadow Escape by Ian Sane, on Flickr

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Framing the city is still baffling me as to what I’m actually looking at. You can’t see through frames. Veeeery interesting indeed.

apart from a few shots , the one with the light ” slanting” in and a couple of the similar ones I found the rest to be mundane

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