‘Found abstract’ photographs

Out taking photographs of some favourite spots in the Mendips recently, I came across this ‘found abstract ‘ image in the landscape. It’s a mix of textures (the fuzzy felt of the grass, the smooth surface of the water) and colours.

Found abstractLayered textures

Ed Knepley has an interesting post on the subject of ‘found abstracts’ over on his great blog Photo Improvementhttp://edkphoto.wordpress.com/2012/01/24/finding-an-abstract/  

I’ve also posted this image over on the Contemplative Photography site Seeing Freshhttp://seeingfresh.com/

I feel drawn to the practice of this type of photography, but find it hard to just see and not just grasp at making pictures. Practice, practice, practice…