It’s spring, and the world is bursting with colour. One very nice, and very simple, photo project is to choose a colour and then go out and photograph it wherever you see it. If you want to make it a bit more challenging, then get a friend or family member to choose a colour for you. Or, you could write some colour names on pieces of paper, put them in a container, and pull one out.
You can do this just as well using neutral colours.
A variation is to shoot a rainbow of colours. There are seven colours in the rainbow so you could do a square seven rows wide by seven rows high. Just in case you’ve forgotten, the colours are: red, orange, yellow, green, blue, indigo, violet. And if you want to get really adventurous, you could try something like this:
I’ve no idea how they did this, but if you want a much simpler mosaic-maker, try here:
At Big Huge Labs you can choose a layout, the number of columns and rows you want, the background colour and border colour, as well as being able to import your photos from Flickr or upload them from your own computer. You have to sign up, but it’s free.
This is a really easy, fun and effective project – even quite ordinary photos can look really good when you put a collection of one colour together and once you start looking for a particular colour you’ll be amazed at how often you see it and where it turns up.