Creativity Booster #3: Minimalism

Creativity Booster #3: Minimalism

Less is more. We've all heard it before yet when we pull out our cameras our first instinct is to put everything we can see inside the frame. That's ok. I do it too. I just don't show anyone those shots. It's like you have to get it out of your system so you can focus on something more artistic. Minimalism in any art form is about reducing the subject to include only … [Read more...]

Minimalism in Photography and Life

White Sands National Monument, New Mexico

Often new photographers will write to me and ask me to have a look at their photo galleries and give them some feedback. In doing so I have noticed a recurring theme. People try to include too much in their images. They have tried to capture the grand scene, everything they see in front of them, all in one frame. It is visually confusing without one distinct subject. One … [Read more...]