Colour is a powerful mood changer and it can be expressed based on a photo’s color scheme. What many photographers aspire to do is to be able to tell a story with the their images. To create pictures that make the viewer keep looking as they dig deeper and deeper into layers of the photograph. I know, easier said than done. When I am looking at pictures of great photography masters or famous paintings in the museums I often wonder what is it that captures my attention. I recently asked myself the same question again when watching the Netflix show Queen’s Gambit. I came to a conclusion that one of the reasons are the backgrounds that make a lot of scenes visually interesting. It makes you not only look at the characters in the scene but your eyes often wonder amazed by the beautiful color combinations and shapes of the art deco interiors. Now, this is especially interesting for the color photographers so Let’s take a look at the brilliant use of complementary in Queen’s Gambit.
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