Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #60: Framing the Shot

You don’t need a framework. You need a painting, not a frame. – Klaus Kinski

I guess most of us love things framed to help us follow lines and reveal the artist’s intentions with his/her work. At least if we put them on our wall at home or go to an exhibition. Now Amy challenges us to consider framing – and in my selection (from Stettin all except the header) I try to show some very different ones as well. An important thing to remember is, that a frame doesn’t have to look like a frame, and it does not have to apply to the whole picture either.

You don’t buy a Picasso because you love the frame – Joss Whedonm

Photography is about finding out what can happen in the frame. When you put four edges around some facts, you change those facts – Garry Winogrand

What counts isn’t the frame, it’s what you put in it – Otto Preminger

I’ve often noticed that we are not able to look at what we have in front of us, unless it’s inside a frame – Abbas Kiarostami

I have a European frame of mind and Europe is my home – Andrea Bocelli


Thank you for all your inspiring Angles last week!  –  and thank you, Amy, for a beautiful set of frames and for all the fun with this challenge!


70 reaktioner på ”Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #60: Framing the Shot

  1. Pingback: Lens-Artists Challenge #77: Favorite Photos of 2019 | The World Is A Book...

  2. Unique gallery … all from Stettin – my favorite thas to be the post office, I have hardly looked through all my shot. The restaurant’s images are magnificent. Excellent presentation.

  3. Stunning variety of images, Ann-Christine. ❤ The views of the different layers of the restaurant's architecture are amazing. May I ask where this is?

  4. Pingback: Lens-Artist-PC-60-Shot-Framing – WoollyMuses

  5. These are lovely photos. The first one is the most immediately compelling, but all reward you if you give them a second – and a third – glance. I love the intrigue offered by the staircase photo. What lies at the top…? And I love the contrast between the classical architecture and the Ferris wheel..

    • Thank you, Michael. I love it – it was a favorite stop of mine when driving to work. In fact I have not visited since those days…time to go again…

    • Thank you for telling me about the light! Maybe I do this a bit without noticing…how often I do it. But Light is a major thing in photography. A lovely comment, Anne.

  6. These are all marvelous Ann-Christine. How very clever you were to see the fantastic shot in a simple bathroom!!! Your quotes this week are also truly perfect for the challenge

  7. A beautiful variety of frames Ann-Christine, I especially love the natural frame in your first image 🙂💖🍃 xxx

  8. W.O.W. these framing shots… The b&w is stunning, shooting in a lady’s room (I’m guessing), blew me away… Thank you for the slides. I so enjoy this set of framing. Thank you, Ann-Christine!

  9. I really like your selections for this prompt. I especially like the one with the Ferris wheel in the background. You’ve highlighted multiple frames captured in that photo, such exquisite composition. You’ve inspired me to look at framing from a new perspective!

Halva verket är läsarens - så, vad säger Du? As the second half is the reader's - I'd love to have Your line!

Fyll i dina uppgifter nedan eller klicka på en ikon för att logga in:


Du kommenterar med ditt WordPress.com-konto. Logga ut /  Ändra )


Du kommenterar med ditt Twitter-konto. Logga ut /  Ändra )


Du kommenterar med ditt Facebook-konto. Logga ut /  Ändra )

Ansluter till %s

Denna webbplats använder Akismet för att minska skräppost. Lär dig om hur din kommentarsdata bearbetas.