How to Use Simplicity & Minimalism to Create Great Photos

There is beauty in simplicity, don’t you agree? Then, why not use it in photography…

Simplicity & Minimalism, one of the composition technique, will empower you to bring out the beauty in the most ordinary scenes.

We have explained how to use Rule of Thirds, Centred Composition, Leading Lines, Fill the Frame, Pattern & Texture, Rule of Odds, Colour Theory, Frame within a Frame Composition in our earlier blogs, now let’s understand Simplicity & Minimalism!

What is Simplicity & Minimalism Composition

Heard of the phrase – ‘Less is More’? Well, it applies here! To use this composition, you’ll have to click a scene with an uncomplicated/clear background that blends in & doesn’t distract the viewer from the main subject.

How to Use Simplicity & Minimalism Composition

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In the above pic, the soothing water droplets hold your attention, isn’t it? Along with the natural surroundings: the green leaves, the rock, the stone, & the pebbles – the photo evokes a sense of simplicity and beauty.

Tip: Zoom in on part of your subject & focus on a particular detail.

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The above photo was taken at the Ovalekar Wadi Butterfly Garden. Look at the Striped Tiger Butterfly which was caught basking in the sun and relishing nectar. This composition enables you to capture the pure beauty of nature/life.

Tip: Use a good macro lens to capture every detail of the scene.

We bring you ‘Jo & His Camera’ Comic Strips wherein a Magical Camera gives DSLR photography tutorials to Jo.

Click on the below Image to see the Comic wherein the Camera explains Jo, the concept of Simplicity & Minimalism with the help of practical examples.

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