Noticing the elements which appear the most in my favourite photos is an excellent way of seeing what is important to me. Sometimes there is just one element, sometimes several of them in the same photo as in the shot above.
Here is a list of the elements that appear the most:
I also notice that shadow and light appear in my photos which give depth and sometimes drama. There are new elements which are appearing too like: texture and line.
SOFT FOCUS AND SHARP OUTLINES
This really was a story happening on the lake which I followed with great interest and with my camera at sunset!
I love this one because the story is unknown to me. This bicycle is padlocked to the railings by the lake every morning and it disappears at night. I have never seen the owner!
To illustrate two new elements appearing in my photos recently - I have enclosed them here:
Have I recognized my eye?
There are so many elements to choose from... but if I needed to reduce the list, I would probably choose:
colour and light, detail, story and reflections... but I would miss the other elements if I didn't use them!