Day Fifty-Eight



They say that less is more…

“Minimalism Photography” is a style employed by many 20th Century artists, using a minimum amount of components such as color, shape, line and texture. Within the art world it is considered an extremely subjective concept, leaving interpretation and meaning up to the viewers perception of the work.

I figured I would give the minimalism style a whirl and headed out in search of the “simplistic”.  Seems easy enough, right?  Not so much for me, my favorite photographs are drenched in rich vibrant colors and details.  I love sunrises and sunsets, bold colors that pop right out of the photo.  I briefly considered a wind turbine as there is a wind farm just a few miles from our house.  It was another very windy day and the turbines were moving far too quickly for the effect I wanted.  I saw a lone tree on a hill and headed over for the shot.  Meh…

I think the jury is still out for me, but I will continue to seek out the simple and continue to practice this style as I’ve seen pro shots that are pretty incredible.

Taken with my Canon 6D, EF 24-105 mm 1:4 L IS USM Lens, Manual settings at 1/15s, f11, ISO 200

“Simplicity is the ultimate form of sophistication.” Leonardo da Vinci

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