25 Calm and Soothing Photos Featuring a Pastel Color Pallete

Pastel colors immediately feel soothing when looking at them so if this is the effect you are looking for in your photos then incorporating them will help achieve this.

Pastels or pastel colors are the family of colors which, when described in the HSV color space, have high value and low to intermediate saturation. The name comes from pastels, art media characteristic of this color family. The colors of this family are usually described as “soothing”, “soft”, “near neutral”, “washed out”, “desaturated”, lacking strong chromatic content.

In this post we will be looking at 25 great photos which all use a “Pastel” color palette.

Sugar Skulls, Paper Flowers; Chasing Light, The Golden Hour

Sugar Skulls, Paper Flowers; Chasing Light, The Golden Hour by Brandon Christopher Warren

spring booties

spring booties by Shandi-lee

In the bokeh forest

In the bokeh forest by 55Laney69

Groynes At Sansend – Explore Front Page

Groynes At Sansend – Explore Front Page by James Whitesmith

Every day is Sunday on the lake

Every day is Sunday on the lake by kevin dooley

Shandi-lee XXX {contentment}

Shandi-lee XXX {contentment} by Shandi-lee

Ice Cream Kisses, Like Summer, So Sweet.

Ice Cream Kisses, Like Summer, So Sweet. by Brandon Christopher Warren

Purple Horizon

Purple Horizon by C. Strife

Natural Heart Shape Basket

Natural Heart Shape Basket by melolou

Spring is in the air.

Spring is in the air. by Linh H. Nguyen

花童

花童 by 55Laney69

… pastel world!

… pastel world! by x-ray delta one

béguinage of Lierre / begijnhof van Lier, Flanders – Belgium

béguinage of Lierre / begijnhof van Lier, Flanders – Belgium by e³°°°

pastel

pastel by 1D110

Easter Eggs on the Beach

Easter Eggs on the Beach by Sister72

.blueberries

.blueberries by ]babi]

kiss me

kiss me by Lori Greig

chickadee taking off

chickadee taking off by Shandi-lee

March 13, 2006: Chalk Rainbow

March 13, 2006: Chalk Rainbow by Matt McGee

Shadows

Shadows by Mister.Tee

mondello 2

mondello 2 by Antonio_Trogu

. savon de marseille |2

. savon de marseille |2 by ]babi]

vanishing

vanishing by alessandra celauro

marsh mallows°2

marsh mallows°2 by ]babi]

folded hands

folded hands by chantel beam photography

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