The shadow tells the story for me.
In the photography world minimalism is a very subjective concept. I see it as a style or technique that is characterized by extreme spareness and simplicity. Some love it, others hate it. I’m drawn to the “less is more” idea, simple lines, dark shadows, geometric shapes, single subjects, etc.
This image was created as I walked the backside of a small strip mall in Sante Fe, New Mexico searching for just this type of minimalistic (I’m not sure that’s a word) image. The subject is a small handle on some sort of electrical box.
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