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If you were to distill your photographic style to one element, what would it be?
Old 08-08-2014   #1
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If you were to distill your photographic style to one element, what would it be?

Pardon me if this question/ discussion appears elsewhere, but I couldn't find it in a cursory search, so here it goes.

I think that most of us probably have one favorite motif that we keep coming back to in our photos, one that's stronger or appears more frequently than any other. For me that motif is symmetry, which is an element I see in all of my favorite photos. I'm curious to know what your fundamental stylistic motifs are. What are you left with when you strip away everything else in a photo?
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If an object, the line, the shape, the shadow, and the light.
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I'd be glad to have a 'style'. But if I had to choose anything, I just want the feeling of wanting to be in that place, so basically, it's beauty in nature, travel, the sea.
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Glimpses.

Works better for me than trying to be too literal.

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square format
off-center subjects (can be people or objects)
minimalism

I try to go for 1 of the 3 mentioned above most of the times (if possible), if I get all 3 in one - that's a jackpot!!
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I usually find better compositions when I crop in post processing. So sometimes I just use the shotgun approach to photography.
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I have been a documentary/pj type of shooter most of my life. The other thing I see in my images most of the time (probably to a fault) is the use of the rule of thirds. I just love unbalanced images as it seems to make my eyes roaming around through the entire image to see what else is going on.
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