A startling visual abstract photograph can also have an appealing texture as a result of the lines, shapes, and curves that abstract art by its nature emphasizes. Texture is defined in art as the perceived surface quality of a work of art. Photographing the surface pattern and texture of such subjects as wood grain, eroding rocks, and peeling paint can yield amazing abstract photographs that stimulate two different senses - sight and touch. The photos below illustrate the potential that abstracts have in conveying thought and emotion through dual sensory channels:
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