A little colour theory might help

Colour theory helps us find colours that compliment each other. On a colour wheel, find colours that are on opposite sides of the circle, these are complimentary. Find complimentary colours in the real world and you have the start of a good image.

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The colour wheel. Colours on opposite sides of the wheel are complimentary.

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The red and orange of the setting sun compliment the blue of the sky. Look at colours on opposite sides of the wheel for drama.

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Look at adjacent colours for harmony and peace.

Or look for colours from around the wheel.

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