(Day 301) - J is for Juxtaposition by cjphoto

(Day 301) - J is for Juxtaposition

For letter "J" in my Technique Alphabet, I'm creating juxtaposition (pronounced jocks-tuh-poh-sit-shun). One dictionary defines juxtaposition as “the act of placing things side by side, especially for the purpose of comparison or contrast.” In photography, it's normally done by accident but can also be forced as long as it makes the viewer think carefully about how the subjects compare and/or contrast.

The great thing about juxtapostion is that we may create them all the time in our photography without even knowing: a bright yellow flower in your vase of pink daisies, taking a shot of your kids, one smiling, while the other is making a face, or maybe even watching a giant human photographer taking photos of a little Legographer! ◠‿◠
Ha! Love it!
December 12th, 2015  
This is great !!!!!
December 12th, 2015  
I love it enough to give it a FAV, Chris! well done! Trying to figure out how you set it up!
December 12th, 2015  
Favtastic!!:)
December 12th, 2015  
@cathieg @joemuli @lesip - Really appreciate the kind words Cathie, Leslie, and Joey! Glad you like it so much!

@grammyn - Thanks Katy! First off, that's me holding an old film camera that I got a long time ago from a good friend, while my DSLR is on a self timer taking the photo from a distance. I had 12 seconds to get in position near CJ before the shutter fired. When taking macro shots, I sometimes use my shoe to balance my lens and keep things stable. So you're seeing part of me in one of my natural macro stances. :)
December 12th, 2015  
Love it. Fav.
December 12th, 2015  
This one is so groovy. I love it. FAV
December 12th, 2015  
Very, very funny. Great shot.
December 12th, 2015  
Makes the little guy look so intrepid!
December 12th, 2015  
Very clever! Fav!
December 12th, 2015  
Such fun... love the contrasts and the clever set up.
December 12th, 2015  
Very cute and creative
December 12th, 2015  
This may be my absolute favorite photo of yours ever, and I've loved many of your photos. Fantastic!
December 12th, 2015  
Very cool Chris, he looks so little next to you! :)
December 12th, 2015  
So impressive for what you are doing till now. Looking forward to see the rest of the alphabetic shots.
December 12th, 2015  
cool!
December 12th, 2015  
Cool shot.
December 12th, 2015  
Very clever shot.
December 12th, 2015  
awesome
December 13th, 2015  
Clever!
December 13th, 2015  
Thanks for the explanation and congratulations on the PP, Chris!
December 13th, 2015  
Brilliant shot... FAV
December 13th, 2015  
great composition and fabulous for juxtaposition
December 13th, 2015  
I missed this one! Very cleverly done and good to CJ out and about!
December 13th, 2015  
This is wonderful, fav!
December 13th, 2015  
This made me smile thank you
December 13th, 2015  
J is for Just dandy :)
December 14th, 2015  
I absolutely love this one. big fav
December 14th, 2015  
Love it! (o:
December 17th, 2015  
Nice lens!!! :-)
December 19th, 2015  
fantastic!
December 22nd, 2015  
Ha!! Very creative 😍
June 29th, 2016  
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