27 Minimal

Stripping back the clutter

Kevin Meredith

The Idea

Minimal photography involves stripping back the detail in an image until you are left with a few perfectly balanced, zen-like elements. Let's face it, the world can be a pretty cluttered place, and that means photos of your environment can be loaded with too much visual information for the viewer to take in, If you strip back this clutter, your images can become easier on the eye and more appealing. You can achieve this by concentrating on a small aspect of a larger scene, or by making sure you don't include distracting elements in a photo. There are varying degrees to which you can take minimal photography, from photographing just color to framing objects in a way that obscures what ...

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