Color Theory: best color combinations for photography (and how to take it further)

Color Theory: best color combinations for photography (and how to take it further)

Color Theory Tip 02 Matching complementary colors

Color Theory Tip 02 Matching complementary colors

Once you’ve mastered a single splash of color, try contrasting two shades for a bright, exciting portrait.

The easiest way to pick two shades to use together is by referring to the color wheel – colors that are directly opposite each other, such as orange and blue, or red and green, will usually complement each other well.

Color Theory Tip 01 A touch of color
Color Theory Tip 02 Matching complementary colors
Color Theory Tip 03 Shades of a single color
Color Theory Tip 04 color clash
Color Theory Tip 05 Taking it further – how lighting affects colour

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