Meaning of colors that can draw more attention to your photography
Updated: Jan 12, 2019
There are lots of colors that you may not have realized that draw in your attention on a psychological level. After you figure out the meanings of these colors and what emotion and feelings they invoke in people you'll start seeing the world a lot more differently.
Maroon, Scarlet, Crimson, Mahogany
Meaning of Red
Action, Energy, Speed, Attention, Energizing, Stimulating, Exciting, Powerful, Passionate, Driven, Courageous and strong, Spontaneous, Determined.
Aggressive, Tiring, Angry, Quick, Tempered, Ruthless, Fearful, Intolerant, Resentful, Violent, Brutal, Strain.
Emerald, Fern, Neon, Army
Meaning of Green
Growth,Vitality, Restoration, Reliability, Dependability, Balanced, Calm, Nature, Practical, Sympathetic, Compassionate, Nurturing, Generous, Kind, Loyal, Adaptable, Harmony, Peace.
Possessive, Materialistic, Indifferent, Envious, Selfish, Greedy, Inconsiderate, Inexperienced, Boredom, Stagnation.
Teal, Navy Turquoise, Sky
Meaning of Blue
Loyalty, Trust, Integrity, Reliability, Responsibility, Conservatism, Perseverance, Idealistic, Orderly, Authority, Devotion, Contemplation, Intelligent, Efficient, Logic.
Rigid, Deceitful, Spiteful, Depressed, Sad, Passive, Superstitious, Emotionally Unstable, Conservative, Predictable, Weak, Unforgiving, Unfaithfulness, Untrustworthy, Unfriendly.
Gold, Mustard, Amber
Optimism, Cheerfulness, Enthusiam, Fun, Humor, Confidence, Originality, Creativity, Challenging, Academic, Analytical, Wisdom, Logic
Critical Judgmental, Overly Analytical, Impatient, Impulsive, Egotistical, Pessimistic, Complex, Spiteful, Cowardly, Deceitful, Non-Emotional, Fear, Anxiety, Irrationality.
Fire, Clay, Honey,
Sociable, Optimistic, Enthusiastic, Cheerful, Confident, Independent, Flamboyant, Extroverted, Adventurous, Creative, Warm Hearted, Informal, Passion, Sensuality, Fun.
Superficial, Insincere,Dependent,Exhibitionist, Pessimistic, Inexpensive, Unsociable, Frustration, Immaturity.
Unusual, Spiritual, Individual, Creative,Inventive,Psychic,Intuitive, Humanitarian,Selfless, Mystery, Fantasy, Future, Vision, Truth, Quality.
Immaturity, Impractical, Cynical, Arrogant, Fraudulent, Corrupt
These are just a few examples of the meaning of color. The point is to understand what they represent and see how they can help you. Tell your story or emotion you want to invoke.
Thanks for reading!