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Abstracts is small selection of my favourite imagery (mostly) taken during my walks around Glasgow in the last year.  I hope the ebook highlights the inspiration I find in architecture, abstraction, geometry and minimalism.  The ebook is gentle mix of all of these styles and may well help the reader discover the joys of this style of photography.

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Stripping it all back: creating simple, minimalist photography

As well as turning towards architectural photography I now find my self trying to simplify my photographs as much as possible.  I am trying to make simple, clean image, with a lot less post-processing.

I am really enjoying this challenge.  And it is a challenge; it is amazing how the urge to photograph 'the whole' can blind you to the more intimate shots available by spending just a little more time and searching out compositions

I saw this shot of two doors while walking around town. I like the contrast of the colours and the brick work horizontals and the diagonals on the doors.

I saw this shot of two doors while walking around town. I like the contrast of the colours and the brick work horizontals and the diagonals on the doors.

I have to admit, I really like the 'facing' image below.  The composition is so simple.  White, black and grey, and I just love the contrast between the black lines and the light. I remember taking the shot and thinking this is the sort images I want to make from now on.  Simple, clean, and minimal.

What do you think?  Do you like this sort of photography?  Am I barking up the wrong tree?  How has your photography changed over the years?  Leave your comments below.

Abstract photography in Cathedral Street

I've always loved abstract art.  Whether it be Rothko, Pollock or Kandinsky, there is something about abstraction that I just adore.

A simple shot, focussing on angles and stripe on stair

A simple shot, focussing on angles and stripe on stair

As such I have been trying to introduce some abstract ideas to my photography.  I am trying to simplify my shots and focus on simple shapes.

Abstract-Strathclyde-Univeristy-Looking-Up

I liked the three triangular shapes in this shot

What do you think?  Is abstract photography something you enjoy?  Do you have any favourite abstract photographs?  Leave your comments below.