Less is more

Less is more

I've long been interested in minimalism in photography. Unlike a painter who begins with a blank canvas, we photographers often have a scene full of detail and must remove what's unnecessary. Minimalism is an extreme variation of this approach.

During a brief dusting of snow just after Christmas, this scene presented itself in a friend's back garden. It's the kind of image I've had in mind for some ears. The snow didn't last long so it was worth getting a little cold and wet for.

Happy new year - minimal or otherwise.

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