Colour reflection experiments - a first look at colour theory

Published on Tue May 7, 2024 by

Inspired by some recent colour and reflection experiments when on a holiday in Newcastle, I've had a delve back through my archive and found some nice image contrasts. They are all abstract in their content and its something that got me thinking about colour theory. Something I had heard of, but to be honest never studied it at college or read more in recent times.

In its simplest term, colour theory is made up of three elements; the colour wheel, colour harmony, and the context of how colours are used. But of course, the study encompasses a multitude of definitions, concepts and design applications - enough to fill books - indeed there are dozens! And I have a lot to learn.

The basis for the primary rules that surround colour are its use in creating aesthetically pleasing visuals. So, its something I am looking back through the archive, selecting some images and publishing a few here and across my Instagram.

colour and reflection project by Liverpool photographer

colour and reflection project by Liverpool photographer

colour and reflection project by Liverpool photographer

colour and reflection project by Liverpool photographer

colour and reflection project by Liverpool photographer

colour and reflection project by Liverpool photographer

colour and reflection project by Liverpool photographer

colour and reflection project by Liverpool photographer

colour and reflection project by Liverpool photographer

colour and reflection project by Liverpool photographer

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