Door Handle Shadows

Minimalism as Less Elements

A Minimal Art Photo of Long Shadows of the Handles of a Metal Door in Black and White
Photo By © Prakash Ghai
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I have a Blog e-mail Subscriber by the name of Steve Hoover, who regularly gives me feedback about my photos via e-mail :)

I guess he loves more of Black and White Minimalism, as he sometimes edits my Colored Photographs, converts them into Black and White, e-mails me and asks, How does that look?

So this Black and White Photo of Door Handle Shadows is for you Steve. 

I know here, I am not giving you all the three "Light, Medium and Dark" Shades that you like, but instead just Medium and Dark. 

Hope you like it... The original color was Blue by the way. 

Anyways, the Photo falls under Minimalism as Less Elements category of Minimalism.

Yes, Less Elements, I am sure Jay Gould (who manages a Facebook Minimalism group and keenly follows my work), would be surprised and say that there are three elements here, like 3 Different Handles. 

Well, here The Subject in totality is the Long Shadows of the 3 Door Handles (one being a hook sort of a thing, which I have called a handle just for convenience) treated as one. 

The Photo is a bit Maximal in nature or what one calls as Maximalism (still minimalism)

The Shot has been taken with Canon 600 D with 50 mm F1.4 Lens.

Location is, near Diggi Palace Jaipur.

Colorful Lookup Minimalism - 3 Photographs

Minimalism as Few Distinctive Colors

  Photograph (1)

Colorful Lookup Minimal 3
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Colorful Lookup Minimal 2
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Colorful Lookup Minimal 3
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These shots were taken at Cafe Lazy Mojo in Jaipur. I was there for an Art Meet organized by Kala Kartavyaa. 

The Art meet was actually on Fashion and the theme was Lifestyle. 

Fashion Bloggers/ Models and Photographers were invited to the meet. 

I dint have much to do there. 

I got a few tips on Fashion and soon I was done listening. 

I was getting itchy to click, so I moved outside with my Camera. 

I had my Canon 100 mm Prime Macro L Series Lens mounted on my Canon 600D Camera that day. 

So I thought why not take some Look-up Minimal Shots. 

Cafe, Lazy Mojo has this Pete Mondrian Style designed roof front. 

I thought it would be a nice Idea to click some "Minimalism as Few Distinctive Colors" shots.

This category of Minimalist shots are always hard to find. 

While, I was editing, I decided to post a series of 3 shots this time, unlike my style of posting only 1 best shot from the shoot. 

Since, it was about colors, therefore I chose 3.

The composition of the Shots is pretty simple  and self-explanatory. 

Nothing much to say here. The major part is to find the Subject/Building with multiple colors and more than half of the job is done for you.

Apply a few basic rules of Photography like the Rule of Thirds etc and you are good to go.

Hope, that you enjoyed the shot.

Show me yours :) 

Good Day !

Rectangle Versus Square Cut Versus Uncut

Minimalism as Simple Geometry

Two Simple Geometric Windows, one being a Rectangle and the Other a Square. One of them is cut by a line while the other one not.
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This Minimalist Photograph was taken right outside Hawa Mahal, Jaipur. 

(I) What prompted me to to take this shot was:

A) Two Simple Geometric Shapes aka the Windows. One being a Rectangle and the Other one being a Square.

B) The second element was Texture and the Patches on the wall.

C) Finally, the 3rd element was the Lines

(II) Why I named it Rectangle Versus Square, Cut Versus Uncut?  

Because, If you observe closely, you will find that one Line is cutting the Rectangular Window on the left as it runs through it While the Other Line does not cut across the Square on the right.

This creates the ART here and therefore it is the Key Highlight of the Photograph.

(III) Other Details:

Equipment Used: Canon 600 D with Canon 100mm Prime Macro L Series Lens.

Minimalism Type: Simple Geometry, with 3 key Simple Geometric Shapes, namely, Rectangle, Square and Lines

Hope you enjoyed the Shot. Have a Nice Day !

The Partial Chair

Minimalism as Parts of the Whole

A partially visible White Chair placed in front of an open brown door at The Village area at Jawahar Kala Kendra, Jaipur, India.
Photo By © Prakash Ghai
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I had been out of my peak photography form and I had been wondering what was causing it?

Initially I thought either I am just stressed or I need to go to newer places to find subjects again. 

I had my Canon 100mm Macro Lens mounted on my Camera for 10 months in a row. 

And its only last week that I changed my lens to  50mm prime.

As soon as I changed my lens, I got the shot that I was looking for.

The problem was, that I had put on 1 lens (100mm) for way too long and that was costing me. 

- I must change my habit of keeping one lens on for 6 months or so.

  • I should rather alternate the lenses every 15 days or month.

With the 100mm Lens on, I was searching for subjects far away, looking for mostly the look-up style photographs. 

And because of that I stopped searching for subject right in front of my eyes or the near range. 

The switch back to 50mm lens will do two things:

a) Make me see/spot newer subjects at a closer range

b) And also help me "Reset my Vision" at the 100mm range, as I am taking a break from it. 

I hope you got my point :)

Lets get back to the Shot

This Photograph falls under the "Minimalism as Parts of the Whole" category of Minimalist Photography, as here I have only shown a part of the White Chair

Partially visibility engages the mind of the viewer. 

Also, the Pink table cloth on the bottom, is not accidental but included on purpose because it adds contrast to the primarily White and Brown color palette. 

Hope you enjoyed the shot !

Comments and Feedback welcomed.

Have a Nice Day !

Old Staircase at Amber Fort, Jaipur

Minimalism as Simple Geometry

A Minimalist Photograph of Old Staircase at Amber Fort, Jaipur  - India shot via Canon 600D © Prakash Ghai
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What we have here is a Staircase, a Side Rail and a Small Rusty Metal Door on the Bottom Right.

But, I titled Old Staircase at Amber Fort, Jaipur it to keep it simple :)

Although the Photograph falls under the Minimalism as Simple Geometry Category, there is also the Parts of the Whole Minimalism visible here in a way. 

I say so because, whats visible is a part of each element, namely the Side Rail, Staircase and The Rusty Metal Door.

The Wall Texture and Decay lifts the Artistic Appeal of the shot. 

I found this setting at the very famous Amber Fort, Jaipur. I took many shots that day and this one comes from one of my old folders. This image is about 2 years old. 

Its interesting, that at that point of time i.e 2 years back, the level of my enthusiasm was pretty high and I used to go to far-off places to shoot. 

Revisiting old photos also help you to see as to how you have evolved as a photographer. 

I guess my editing style has improved now and also the range of the shots that I take. 

With those thoughts, let me close this post.

I have my Hot Tea at my side table that I need to finish and pop a multi-vitamin tablet and head straight to work.

See you all

Have a great day !

Colorful Vertical Lines Minimal

Minimalism as Simple Geometry

Colorful Vertical Lines Pattern
Photo By © Prakash Ghai
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Minimalist Photography


  • Minimalism Type: Minimalism as Simple Geometry (Learn all 8 Types HERE)


  • Subject: Lines (multiple walls, shot from the side)


  • Style: Looking from the Side


  • Colors: Yellow / Brown /White / Black / Pink

Shot HighLights:-


a) Geometry in Repetition i.e Lines


b) Visual Art - connecting multiple walls to make one frame with colorful lines


c) Subtle Texture on the Walls


d) Extreme Side Angle

  • Camera Used: Canon 600D


  • Lens Used: Canon 50 mm prime lens


  • Location: City Palace, Jaipur - India


Thank you !

White Rectangle Light Triangle

Minimalism as Simple Geometry

A Simple Minimal Art Image of a Red Wall with a White Rectangle and a Triangle made by Light, shot at Jawahar Kala Kendra - Jaipur (India)
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Good Evening once again !

I am back once again with a Simple Geometry Minimalist Photograph. 

This one again is shot at Jawahar Kala Kendra, Jaipur. 

The lens that I used was 100mm Prime Macro. 

Why I shot this this way?

Well, I spotted the White Square from far off, yes White Square and not a Rectangle. It looks like a rectangle from the side. 

Now you may ask me, but why didn't you shoot this from the front?

The answer is that I have shot this from the front earlier, and I wanted to try something new. 

Also because, I spotted Sunlight falling on the wall just next to the White Square. 

Therefore, I decided to show and interplay between  Two Simple Geometry Shapes

i.e. Rectangle Vs Triangle

So by my movement to the side, I carved out a Right Angled Light Triangle on the top right of the frame and I showed its Juxtaposition against the White Square. 

In process, and due to my movement to the left, the White Square visually turned out as a White Rectangle.

I now had Two Simple Geometric shapes at either end of the frame with  Negative Space in between.

There you go ! I have the frame that I wanted.

Same place, different lens, different movement, similar subject BUT Different Results :)

Have a good day !

Red Walls Blue Sky

Minimalism as Simple Geometry

A Simple Minimal Photo of Red Walls against the Blue Sky, Shot via Canon 600D and Canon 100mm Prime Macro F 2.8 L Series Lens.
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  • Theme: Minimalism and Architecture

  • Minimalism Type:  Simple Geometry

  • Subject: Overlapping Red Walls

  • Style: Looking Up (from the side)

  • Geometric Elements: Lines

  • Supporting Elements: 


    a) Blue Sky


    b) Shadows


    c) Lines

  • Color Tones: Red and Blue

  • Camera Used: Canon 600D

  • Lens Used: Canon 100mm Prime Macro F 2.8 L Series Lens

  • Location: Ravindra Manch Jaipur. (India)

Hope you enjoyed the shot.

Do let me know if you like these bullets style photo highlights, rather than long paragraphs. 

Good Day.

Arc Vs Steps

Minimalism as Simple Geometry

Heritage Structure at Jantar Mantar Jaipur, which is famous for Man-made Astronomical Instruments. This Arc and the Steps belongs to one such Architectural Marvel.
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  • Subject: Part of an Astronomical Instrument

  • Style: Shooting from the Side

  • Color Tone: Yellow / Brown

  • Shot Location: Jantar Mantar Jaipur 


  • Minimalism Type: Simple Geometry


  • Geometric Shapes: Arc, Lines(steps)


  • Aesthetic Elements: 


    a) Texture


    b) Light and Shadow


    c) Juxtaposition between the Arc and Steps

    d) Tight Vertical / Landscape composition


  • Camera Used: Canon 600D


  • Lens Used: Canon 55-250 mm Zoom Telephoto Kit Lens

Water Outlet Vs The Pigeon

Minimalism as Less Elements

A Simple Minimalistic Picture of a Pigeon Sitting on a Red Wall Versus the Long Shadow of a Water Outlet.
Photo By © Prakash Ghai
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This Photograph comes from an old Album, that has a lot of Pictures shot at JKK or Jawahar Kala Kendra Jaipur.

I was checking that folder to see how the walls used to look back then, as they were Red in Color.

But Now, most of the walls at this place have been painted to a dull brown-beige kind of a color. 

I really do not like the new paint color at all. 

Anyways, lets leave aside that color talk and take a look at the some the highlight of the photograph below.

Photo Highlights


  • Minimalism Type: Less Elements


  • Style: Looking Up


  • Subject: Water Outlet and the Pigeon


  • Color Palette: Red / Blacks 

  •  Aesthetic Elements: 


    a) Long Shadow of Water Outlet

    b) A Right Angled Triangle formed on the right by Shadows

    c) Out of Focus Bird contrasting with the In-Focus Water Outlet


  • Location: Jawahar Kala Kendra, Jaipur


  • Camera Used: Canon 600D


  • Lens Used: Canon 55-250 Zoom Telephoto Kit Lens


Hope that you enjoyed my little effort via my blog post that I keep doing to promote the right Minimalist Photography

Your comments will keep me motivated. 

Thank you

Have a Good Day !

If you have any comments to make, please do !!!

Window With Long Shadow

Minimalism as Simple Geometry

A Minimal Style Picture of a Window with Long Shadow against an Orange Wall. Shot at Jaipur- India
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  • Photography Style: Looking Up


  • Subject: Brown Window

  • Aesthetic Elements

  1. Long Shadow
  2. Orange Wall
  3. Window is a Rectangle (therefore Simple Geometry Classification)
  4. Negative Space on the Left
  5. Application of the Rule of Thirds

  • Location: Old City, Jaipur (India)

  • Camera Used: Canon 600D

  • Lens Used: Canon 55-250 mm Kit Lens

  • Year Taken: 2014

The Rusted Curl Colored Version

Minimalism as Less Elements

A Minimalistic Photograph of Curved Rusted Metal shot via Canon 600D DSLR Camera.
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The Above Minimalist Photograph The Rusted Curl Colored Version is actually the Colored Version of an earlier posted Black and White Minimalist Photograph titled The Rusted Curl.

I wouldn't talk much about it as the composition is fairly simple and I have talked a little about already in the earlier Black and White post The Rusted Curl.

Also please excuse me for my writing style in that earlier post. I was new to blogging back then. That post was made in 2014..... it was a very "long time back''

I have learned blogging over the years, and my writing style is OK now. 


Also do let me know:


(A) If you too like Rust?

 (B) and which of the two versions of the Photograph did you like? Black and White OR Colored?

Thank you !

Staircase Minimal

Minimalism as Simple Geometry

A Minimalistic Photograph of a Staircase at Hawa Mahal Jaipur, India
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I clicked this Minimalist Photograph at Hawa Mahal, Jaipur (India). If you have not been to this Place, then you must visit it. It is one of the Main Tourist Attractions of the City.

You will find lots of intriguing architecture here. The Ddoors, Windows and the Staircases are just a treat for the eyes. Not to forget the subtle decay and texture on the walls and of course the very beautiful colors. 

Lets quickly take a look at the Highlights of the Shot

  • Minimalism Type: Simple Geometry (primarily the lines)

  • Theme: Minimalism and Architecture

  • Style: Shooting flat from the front.

  • Aesthetic Elements:

    • The mysterious Left Turn
    • Subtle Texture on the Walls
    • Lines: Leading lines on the right and that of the steps
    • Decay on the Steps

  • Camera Used: Canon 600D

  • Lens Used: Canon 50mm F 1.4 Prime Lens

More Information:

Other than that I would like to mention that, these kind of composition is all about which part of the staircase are you taking the photo from. And how far and close you want to show that in the frame..

Another choice is the decide what kind of depth you want to show..

Consider all these factors when shooting Staircase Minimalism

Hope that you enjoyed the shot.

Take Care !

Have a Good Day :)

Pigeon and its Shadow

Minimalism as Less Elements

A Photo of a Pigeon sitting high up on a Red wall with his shadow being casted behind hime. Shot Location: Jawahar Kala Kendra Jaipur, India
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Minimalism Type: Minimalism as Less Element

  • Photography Style: Looking up

  • Color Palette: Red and Blue


  • Camera Used: Canon 600D

  • Shot Location: Jawahar Kala Kendra, Jaipur


Aesthetic Elements: 

a) Red Wall
b) Blue Sky
c) Light and Shadow aka Natures Art at Play
d) Real World vs Shadow World comparison

e) Lines

f) Negative Space

Major Reason to Shoot:

I wanted to show the Comparison between the Real world being i.e. The Pigeon Versus its Shadow,  being casted right behind it.

To achieve this,

I moved to my left so that I could place the shadow on the bottom left of the frame and the Pigeon on the Top right.

This movement also helped me to place Negative Space correctly and to put both my Primary Subject ie. the Pigeon and my Secondary or Complimentary subject aka the Pigeons shadow, on the Rule of Thirds quadrant in the 3x3 Grid camera grid overlay.

Hope that you enjoyed the Shot.

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Dried Arborvitae Plant

Minimalism as Less Elements

A Photo of Dried Arborvitae Plant, shot via Canon 600D and 100mm Price Macro L Series Canon Lens at Central Park Jaipur.
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Theme: Minimalism and Nature

I spotted the above Minimalist Photograph of a Dried Arborvitae Plant, at Central Park - Jaipur.

I Shot this via my Canon 600D Camera, with the 100mm Price Macro L Series Canon Lens attached.

I chose a Low Aperture Value here to throw the Background out of Focus and kept my focus on only a part of the Plant.

This helped me to make the Photograph Less Cluttered and more Simplistic in Nature. 

For Technical Details, please refer to the EXIF Data Below:

  • Aperture: F 2.8
  • ISO: 200
  • Shutter Speed: 1/125 sec

Thank you for your time.

Have a Great Day ! ! !

Water Ripple Waves

Minimalism as Less Elements

A Photo of a Water Ripple and its Circular Waves in Water.
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Photographs of Water Ripples are usually found in Zen Books

The photo above titled "Water Ripple Waves", has a very calming and soothing effect.

The reason for that is, because here the primary focus is "Stillness".

Since Zen is more about keeping quiet than elaborating, I would like to cut short on further details and simply provide the EXIF Data.

EXIF Data:

  • F-Stop: F/5.6

  • ISO: 200
  • Shutter Speed: 1/400

Related Shots:

A) Ripples in Water

B) Spiral Water Ripples

The Partial Window

Minimalism as Parts of the Whole

White Window partially visible behind the Red Zig Zag Side Rail of a Staircase at Jawahar Kala Kendra, Art Center in Jaipur, India.
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Good Evening !

The above Minimalist Photo has been categorized as Minimalism as Parts of the Whole.

The reason being because I have shown you a Part of the White Window above, rather than the whole of it, Leaving room for Imagination

This shot was taken Yesterday i.e. on 6th of August 2017 with my Canon 600D Camera and 100mm Prime Macro L series F 2.8 Lens.

One thing to note here is the EXIF Data aka Camera Settings. 

The focus point in the Photograph was on The Partial Window.

I had to choose a High Aperture Value, so that the lines of the side rails of the staircase in the foreground, stayed sharp. 

If on the other hand, I had used a Low Aperture value like F2.8, then the foreground lines would have got blurred, spoiling the feel of the shot. 

Below is the EXIF Data for more clarity:
  • Camera Mode: Full Manual
  • ISO: 400
  • F-stop: F/11
  • Shutter Speed: 1/40 sec.

Hope you enjoyed the Shot.  

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Twisted Coffee Glass Straw - Colored Version

Minimalism as Parts of the Whole

A Photograph of an Empty Cold Coffee Glass with a Twisted Blue Straw in it.
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Good Evening.

Its been a while since I posted.

I was busy with some regular un-boring but in reality very boring stuff called Life.

Since I got bored of getting bored, I decided top open my Minimalist Photography Folder and post a Minimalist Photograph.

I felt it would be a good idea to bore my blog readers, by posting a Colored Verizon of a Black and White Minimalist Photograph that I had posted earlier. 

Or Maybe Not :)

The Above Minimalist Photograph Titled Twisted Coffee Glass Straw - Colored Version, is the Colored Version of  Twisted Coffee Glass Straw (click on the link to view).

Have a Look at Both the Versions and tell me which Version of the Photograph do you like more.

  • A) Colored Version

  • B) Black and White Version

Leave your choice in the Comments Below.

Thank you :) Have a Nice Day...

Oh wait, I just reminded you of Coffee ;)

Glossy Door Handle

Minimalism as Less Elements

A Side Angle Minimalistic Photograph of a Glossy Door Handle with lots of Negative Space on the right.
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As you must have observed in many of my Photographs, I prefer shooting a lot from the Side. It gives a unique perspective and most importantly adds certain depth to the frame. That just doesn't happen when shooting dead front. 

The above shot of the Glossy Door Handle, too has been shot from the side angle.

I moved this much this time around, to include the red area of the wall which you can see on the extreme right.

The Reason: well, Color Palette. Yes, I do balance the color palette of the frame and that influences my compositions a lot. 

Shooting from the side also helped me incorporate a lot of negative space (to the right of the frame) which is another basic element of Minimalist Photography

This shot is again one of those, where an evident subject was not available as such, and therefore I crafted my own subject via my physical movement. 

Hope you enjoyed the shot. :)

Black Crow

Minimalism as Less Elements

A Black and White Photo of a Black crow sitting on top of a Street Lamp on the Streets of Jaipur, India.
Photo By © Prakash Ghai

Here we have a Black Crow sitting on top of a Street Lamp.

This is the second shot from the same place i.e Albert Hall Jaipur, that I am posting here. 

The earlier posted shot was in the landscape format. 

The other difference between the two Minimalist shots is that here the Bird / Black Crow is sitting on top of the Street Lamp, whereas in the other shot, the Bird is seen flying across the Street Lamp. 

Here is the link to the shot that I had posted earlier: 

Please Note: Both Shots Fall under the Minimalism as Less Elements Category.

The Photo Settings, editing style is nearly the same, even the Exif Data is very similar.

Let me know in the comments below, which one of the Two Minimalist Photographs / Shots did you find better and Why?

Rusted Barb Wire

Minimalism as Less Elements

A Macro Photograph of Rusted Barb Wire with Green Blurred Bokeh Background, Shot via Canon 100mm Prime Macro F2.8 L Series Lens.
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Macro Minimalism is pretty different from the Long Range Street Minimalism that I mostly shoot. 

This Minimalist Photo is one from the Close Range Minimal shots category.

I used the Canon 100mm prime Macro F 2.8 L Series Lens here. 

Settings: Taken on Manual Focus of Both the Camera and Lens.

What prompted me to take this shot was the Rust in the Barb Wire.

The subject is kept a touch off-center on purpose.

The Blurry Background / Bokeh is a result of shooting this photograph at F 2.8 aperture

And Finally, The Photo falls under the Minimalism as Less Elements Category. 

Hope you enjoyed the Shot. 

Have a Great Day / Evening.

Thank You.

Reflection of Two Pigeons in a Water Puddle

Minimalism as Less Elements

A Simple Minimal Composition of the Reflection of Two Pigeons in Water in Black and White. Photo taken via Canon 100mm Prime Macro L Series F2.8 Lens mounted on Canon 600D Dslr Camera.
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Looks like this is shot on the beach right? 

Well, there is no beach in my City, Jaipur. Its just that one can pull off such shots by finding puddles of water post rains. That is exactly what I did. 

I found this large puddle of water at SMS Stadium, Jaipur. 

There was a lot of clutter being reflected in the puddle. I took a full 360 degree view and walked around the entire puddle to find interesting reflections. 

I spotted a reflection of a Street Lamp to begin with and within in a few seconds, these two Love Birds/Pigeons Flew onto the Water Puddle. 

There is an Old Zen Saying that says "When the student is ready, the master appears."

If one relates that to Photography it could mean "When the Photographer is ready, the subject appears."

Yes, indeed The Subject appeared when I was ready. It has happened with me a lot of times before.

Once I had my subject ready, I decided to shoot this in the Vertical/ Portrait mode. That helped me remove some unwanted elements from the frame. I also cropped this photograph to further reduce clutter. 

Why I liked the subject despite being very common? was because these birds signify Relationship /Companionship / Love. That was the first appeal. The second was their reflection in water. 

In the Minimalist Composition above, I have also left a lot of Negative Space and followed the obvious Rule of Thirds

One important point to note is that, here we have 3 shades or 3 tones of color i.e Light / Medium / Dark. That really pops a Black and White Photograph.

The same principle is followed in Pencil Shading.

The 3 Light/ Medium and Dark tones are the basics of Pencil Shading. I did learn a bit about it last year.

Hope that you enjoyed the Black and White Minimalist Photograph of the Reflection of Two Pigeons above :)

...and the Minimalist or rather maybe not so Minimalist Description.

See you next time. 

Bye !

Twisted Coffee Glass Straw

Minimalism as Parts of the Whole

ATwisted Straw placed inside a Coffee Glass.
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This image is from the "Taruveda" Cafe in Jaipur. I frequently visit different Coffee outlets in town and Taruveda is one place that I really like. 

I likes the vibes there, artsy and spiritual. When you enter, you also have a Buddha Statue at the stairs and inside you have a lot of work created by the local artists on display. The artists work primarily consists of home decor and paintings. 

I usually take the balcony seat as from there I can see the sun going down. No, I do not take the seat to shoot the sunset. I like the rising sun instead. 

So one Sunday, I was at Taruveda Cafe sitting at my balcony seat with my Camera. I ordered a Cold Coffee and some Garlic Pizza Bread. I love Garlic and yes Garlic deserves a capital "G" whereas sunset doesn't deserve a capital "S" for I don't like things that are nearing their end. 

I was having a hard day as it was a Sunday and that's my photo shooting day. I had not got any worthwhile shot since morning. 

I have this habit of picking up my camera and pointing it randomly at places looking through the viewfinder. 

When I was just about to keep my Camera down and put the lend lid back on the lens, I got a glimpse of this Twisted Blue Straw popping out from my Empty Cold Coffee Glass. 

Yes, it was Blue and that caught my attention. What also caught my eye were the curls/ curves or the twirl or twist in the straw, whatever you may call it. 

So, once the Twisted Coffee Glass Straw got my attention, I decided to click some shots. I quickly remembered the "Parts of the Whole Minimalism Type" from the Minimalist Photography classifications and tried to incorporate that in my Shot. 

To execute "Parts of the Whole Minimalism", I shot only the top rim of the Coffee Glass (a part of the whole), with the straw going to the top left on the frame. Later, during editing I converted the photo into black and white. PS: even the straw is not shown completely, so that is also a "Part of the Whole".

Parts of the Whole Minimalism creates a sense of Mystery and make the viewer complete the Subject/Object in his/her imagination. That's the beauty of this Type of Minimalism.

Hope you liked the Shot above. 

Do leave feedback/ your views if any about the Photograph.

Thank you and Have a nice Day.