The process of observing something or someone in order to gain value out of it is called Observation. Everyone considers themselves as a good observer because they confusing observing and seeing. There is a lot of difference between these two subjects. Observing’s is much more than just seeing. It is also a mental process. If we start observing things without judging them then we can have a clearer perspective on life.
It’s a very powerful and underrated tool for planning your journey. If you consider yourself as an observer then your main aim should be to discriminate between what’s relevant and what’s irrelevant. There are only very few people that are good at observing things and those who are good at it, always focus on the present rather than wasting their time thinking about the past or the future. This is because it is the only time period where you are fully aware of things that are happening around you.
Being a good observer can help people to improve themselves, compete with others, be more empathetic towards the people around them. Many geniuses in past have used this power of observation to succeed in life but in the time that we live in, not a lot of people use this power. Today, we will be talking about Majed Veysel who has mastered the art of Observation to succeed in life. We will be also sharing some tips that you can use to become a good observer. Let’s get started.
Majed Veysel is an incredibly talented architect, photographer and Designer. He has become famous on the internet because of his stupefying photography skills. He clicks pictures of architectural structures and then he uploads them to his Instagram account after turning them into black and white photographs. Majed thinks that it is very important for a photographer to have good observation skills. The art of observation has helped him to observe his surroundings and also the small details that are there in the surroundings.
You can clearly see the result of good observation skills by checking out Majed’s Instagram profile. All of his artworks have great detail and deep meaning to them. For example, look at this photograph of Abdulmecit Efendi Köşkü a historical landmark in Istanbul, turkey.
Observe the number of small details that are there in this picture. If you observe carefully, you will be able to conclude that most people are busy clicking photographs for social media rather than actually enjoying the experience of visiting this historical place. The composition of the picture is also just perfect.
Also, take a look at this picture of a staircase of Abud Efendi Konağı building that Majed uploaded on his Instagram handle.
You can clearly notice the small details, shadows and perfect angle. This concludes that photographs must have a deep meaning so that people admire them and good observation is necessary for an artist to add depth to his/her art. Now, let us take a look at some tips that you can use to become a pro at the art of observation just like Majed!
#1 Start being more curious: For good observation, it is important for people to have a bit of curiosity about everything that they see. This forces them to observe those things with the goal to understand their significance.
#2 Be Silent- You should always stay silent so that you can observe the words that other people say. This will help you to understand their perspective and motive.
#3 Ask more questions to yourself- Another thing that you can do to be a good observer is to ask more “Why” questions to your own self. This way, you will be forced to observe things to find the answers to these questions.
If you follow these tips then you can probably be a good observer just like Majed Veysel. His observation skills have helped him to get a lot of fame on Instagram and other social media platforms. We wish him all the best for the future.