A gorgeous sunset sets the Four Embarcadero Center ablaze in brilliant golden hues.
Anyone who’s read a magazine, watched commercials, or fiddled briefly with photography or web design will know intuitively that certain colors just work well together. The dominant colors in this photo – orange and blue – are complementary colors that can really make a photo pop. And often, all you need to do as a photographer is to keep an eye out for them to reap the benefits.
If you’re interested to read more, here are some other write-ups on the topic:
- Basic color theory
- A photographic study in color, Henri Matisse style.
- SLRLounge: Using Color Theory..
- Complementing Colors