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I’m a Los Angeles based fine art painter and photographer. On medium, I write about art, culture, and life in general. You can learn more at www.seansyang.com

An alternative approach to color in photography

Like most photographers, every time I pick up the camera, I hope to capture something interesting. Though the storytelling might be different for each photographer, there is usually a common goal, which is creating something pleasing for the eye. As we know, the human eye is a sophisticated device that could distinguish millions of colors. So one might ask, why not give it all the color in the world?

How color works in visual arts

It turns out there’s a bit more than meets the eye. The word “color” is a general term to describe a visual sensation, which is…


What 2020 has taught me that could be useful for 2021

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Photography by Sean Yang

Like many people, I spent the majority of 2020 in my apartment. I was fortunate enough to keep both my health and job, but my world undeniably became smaller than ever before. With a long distance from my family, an already small friend circle, and most communities transitioning online, I found myself taking long walks in the neighborhood every night.

The more I know isn’t always the better

Normally, I don’t have a lot of fear of missing out on any trends. But when the pandemic hit, I became obsessed with the latest case updates. As I kept feeding on…

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