Chromatic Contrast

Challenge #2 in the The Art of Contradiction series. Hosted by sagebrushfire.
Challenge has finished
As an artist, the easiest way to convey contrast is to use color. In color theory we describe two colors that have absolute chromatic contrast as complementary because when used with additive or subtractive light mixing, they complete the color spectrum and produce an achromatic result. You may know these simply as opposite colors. Green, for example, is often said to be the opposite of red. Your challenge is to produce a photography that uses very strong complementary colors. Aside from that requirement, the photograph must simply be aesthetically pleasing. Tips: Computers use an additive light system based on Red, Blue and Green light. Opposites go like this: Red -> Cyan Blue -> Yellow Green - Magenta Violet is just a Bluish Magenta. Orange is just Yellowish Red. You may also use a more traditional set of colors: Blue -> Orange Red -> Green Yellow -> Violet Do some research and experiment with color!
Show full rules
submission
phase has
ended
96 entries
voting
phase has
ended
1111 votes
Painter
Hey pretty Umbrellas, can you hide me under the sun?
saleswoman
yellow blue
Mauve-and-Green-_8133594-dp-chrom-con
After Rain
Wheel and wagon
Orange Nike
Can You Say Brite  6644
IceWall
Morning Sun
orange blue
Healthy Colors
The orange - blue
pencil flower
Terra et Aqua
Yellow Steps
Into the light
Stools
chromatic cafe
Green-Red, Yellow and Bleu
Red flower
orange and blue
Paradise Bird
Midnight reflections
Contrasting Glass, Contrasting Colours
Orange Delight
Orchids in the Kitchen
Blue/Orange
The Clink
CHameleon
Beach Fire
Complementary
Striking but fragile
Gallardia
Burano Island
Red and Blue
Tallow leaf
Dragonflies cannot hide...
1 / 3
Keyboard shortcuts:
p previous n next