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Simon Hadleigh-Sparks


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Minimalism is a style or technique characterised by extreme sparseness or simplicity. The minimalist approach requires a great deal of creative thinking, especially in the use of negative space, which is integral to a minimalist shot. Deciding what to leave out is almost as important as deciding what to leave in. Many artists thrive in the openness of this concept, while others struggle with the lack of definition and direction. Either way, it's an important discipline for any photographer to learn! Don’t feel constrained to any particular photographic genre.

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Entries close
19 February 2021

19 February 2021 to 28 February 2021

Winners announced
28 February 2021

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