John Firth

Symmetry in the Real World

Created by John Firth

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In photography, ‘symmetry’ is generally used to refer to images which can be separated into two equal parts - either horizontally or vertically - and both of the separate parts of the image should then look the same or similar, to achieve a visual symmetrical balance. The key elements of composition here are therefore shot selection and visual recognition of balanced patterns to achieve a sense of harmony in the image.

For the purposes of this contest, I am asking that all entries should be images that have been observed and taken in the real world. All composites, flipped mirror images or symemetrical patterns created with software are therefore excluded from this particular contest and do not fit the brief. Please observe this simple rule in fairness to other entrants. Thank you.

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Entries closed
1 November 2018

1 November 2018 to 8 November 2018

Winners announced
8 November 2018

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