Much of the detail in everyday life goes unnoticed. Photography has the ability to bring these into consciousness either a single image or as a panel. When presented the viewer should gain a new, or revised, sense of place.
Selecting and capturing these details is one of the most enjoyable aspects of photography. It does not have to be complex. A compact camera or camera phone will suffice.
Corralled Beach Huts
Over the winter and before the season gets going, beach huts are protected from the seas and penned in behind metal fences - their freedom is just around the corner!
Colourful flags, bunting and kiosks signal the start of the tourist season:
Harbour Chains and Mooring Rings
Light and Shade
Image processing can be used as a creative tool to provide a different take on an everyday scene:
I have abstracted from a wonderfully drawn and coloured mural on Webber Street in Falmouth. More detail about the mural is shown in the first photo. I have reduced the contrast and clarity in most of the images to counteract some of the effects of weathering: