This macroscopic photograph distinguishes little information about the nature of its object
, sometimes called non-objective, experimental, conceptual or concrete photography
, is a means of depicting a visual image that does not have an immediate association with the object world and that has been created through the use of photographic equipment, processes or materials. An abstract
photograph may isolate a fragment of a natural scene in order to remove its inherent context
from the viewer, it may be purposely staged to create a seemingly unreal appearance from real objects, or it may involve the use of color, light, shadow, texture, shape and/or form to convey a feeling, sensation or impression. The image may be produced using traditional photographic equipment like a camera, darkroom or computer, or it may be created without using a camera by directly manipulating film, paper or other photographic media, including digital presentations. Read more...