When composing with a dominant color palette, it is important to be aware of the meanings certain colors have in a specific culture. Color is one of the visual language tools photographers can draw upon to give their images immediate impact and meaning.
|Red with black and white and a bright light on top -- no one is going to miss seeing this light house.|
|Red is the color of passion.|
Raymond Lowey's 1940's Lucky Strike design with the red-black-white color scheme. He also used the same powerful color scheme for TWA, Coca-Cola, and Exxon.
|Red means "Stop!"|
|There is never any trouble finding a red telephone booth in London.|
|It was no accident this belly dancer chose the color red for her dress.|
|Red is the color of "Emergency"|
|Even though it is used sparingly in this composition, red draws immediate attention to itself.|
|There is a good reason automobile taillights are red -- so you cannot miss them from behind.|
|When used next to blue or green, red produces a vibrant color contrast.|
|Red harmonizes with yellow and orange.|
|Mother Nature paints things red so animals will notice them and take action..|