The Tilted Black Mug

Minimalism as in Repeating Shapes

Minimalist Photograph of a Titled  Black Mug lying on top of other Black Mugs in repetition, breaking the pattern.
Photo By © Prakash Ghai
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So I went to an Exhibition of Household Items and to my surprise I spotted this :)

The Titled Black Mug you see, is the one that a customer returned to the seller and the seller kept it on top of the repeating black mugs temporarily, before keeping it back in the stack. 

A regular shot of Minimalism as in Repeating Shapes would have been, the Black Mugs in Repetition but without the Tilted Black Mug

The Titled Black Mug drastically increasing the Art Appeal of the Minimalist Photograph. Also note, that it has been carefully placed in the bottom left corner, following the rule of thirds. 

Hope you enjoyed this Minimalist Photograph made using some Kitchenware. :)

The Yellow Rectangle

Minimalism as Parts of the Whole

Minimalist Photo of a Yellow Rectangle.
Photo By © Prakash Ghai
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Good Evening.

Time and again I get back to basics i.e Basic Shapes and Simple Minimalism.

This is the most fun part, for this is what we used to learn in childhood. Basic Shapes and Colors.

Such Minimalist Photos are exciting to shoot and mind you, they might bring in a feeling of nostalgia.

That said, Lets quickly have a look at the Composition.

By moving to my left and bending down a little on my knees, I was able to carve out a small yellow rectangle from a big yellow sign board, that I found at an art exhibition. 

Placing it in the top right corner was my first instinct.

Since this is a part clipped from the whole, this Photograph falls under the Parts of the Whole Minimalism

One thing to remember here is that, It should be obvious to the viewer at first glance, that your intention is to show a part of the whole subject. 

That is all I have to say today. 

See you next time :)

Chao !   

Dark Violet Green And Blues

Minimalism as Few Distinctive Colors

 A Minimalist Picture of Colorful walls of a Kids School with Dark Violet, Green and Blue Wall Paint Colors
Photo By © Prakash Ghai
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Dark Violet Green And Blues, is a shot that comes from the same building, where I shot Colorful Rectangles

As I had mentioned in that post, that I would soon be sharing a Minimalism as Few Distinctive Colors Shot, so here it is. 

In Colorful Rectangles, there was one color too many to categorize that photo in Few Colors Category, but here the setup is ideal with just 3 main colors. 

Therefore this Minimalist Photo falls nicely under the Minimalism as Few Distinctive Colors Category of Minimalism

Other noteworthy elements of the photo that make it Minimal and more Balanced Composition-wise are:

- Simple Geometric Shapes i.e mostly lines and partitions

- Measured Alignment

- Lots of Empty Space

- Rule of Thirds i.e the Blue partition at the bottom

- Subtle Textures that uplift the artistic aspect

- Minimal Editing

- Visual Clarity / Non-complexity

Alright, that's pretty much about the photograph.

See you, next post.

One Last Thing: You can also buy this Photograph for your Kids Room or if this Color Palette matches your house paint or Brand Logo. 

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