The Art of Simplicity

I have worked with so many different clients, tastes and styles that no one recipe will suit all. There are many ways to create impact and enjoy art, but it's a big but, simplicity will always stand the test of time and can be found in all the genres mentioned above. According to Leonardo da Vinci who said: "simplicity is the ultimate sophistication". Besides just art, simplicity is the true genius in most things in life.
While discussing print selections with an interior designer, he said, "Never forget Martin, great design lies down quietly and behaves itself". In complete contradiction, he then went on to say, "if it doesn't clash, it doesn't really match". I certainly agree with the wisdom in his first statement; however, I am still trying to get my head around the second. So this begs the question, why is it that most people, when selecting wall art, choose simplistic over complex imaging?...
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Majestic Peak | When light, weather and good fortune...

It felt like a stage performance with spotlights following the production - although the star in this show was the light itself. At one point, I realised that if I didn't shoot in the next few minutes, I would miss the opportunity.
A few years ago, in January, my family and I had taken a short break to the countryside to get away from the hustle and bustle of life for a few days. Just for the record for outdoor photography, January, in my opinion, is a notoriously uninteresting month in the Western Cape where we live. We saw nothing but the blue sky as expected for the first three days, great for a holiday, bad for photography. To add to this,...
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