Abstract art dismisses the illusions of reality in an attempt to glean meaning from shapes and formless concepts. The origins of abstract fine art photography are rooted in science, for as we began questioning our world we saw it in abstraction. This desire to quantify that which is out of reach strikes at the essence of the abstract. Therefore, abstract artwork is a departure from reality. Easy to conceive, difficult to capture, abstraction is a free form of expression that utilizes shapes and colors to spark emotion from within the viewer. Abstract art can be uncomfortable, beautiful, daring, and provocative all at once.