Motivation is a photography blog that discusses the creative aspects of photography. The posts will include thoughts about images and their interpretation, photographers and their work, technique, workflow, my ongoing projects, and perhaps even the occasional off topic rant.


I love abstract images and wish I took the opportunity to make more of them, or at least process the ones that I have taken.  With that thought in mind, I went back to process one that I have been meaning to work on since I took it last summer. Of course, abstracts are not at all about what the actual object is but, rather, about what it makes you feel and think.  That said, I know that after I take a bit of time to 'take in' an abstract photo I often wonder what it really was a picture of....not because it affects the image in any way but just out of curiosity.  So I will leave you to ponder this photograph for a few moments and then you can sneak down below it to see what it is (just in case you are curious).

Copyright Howard Grill

So what is it a photo of???  This image was made in the same old car and truck graveyard as this one and is a cracked car windshield.  The image was converted to black and white and then toned.

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