Webster defines STYLE as a particular manner or technique by which something is done, created, or performed <a unique style of horseback riding> <the classical style of dance> and I will add <I like his style of photography>. I have wanted to address this issue for sometime now and I am sure it will be a long one. Not for the person who is looking for a quick read, but for the artist who is looking to define what is their strong points and who would like to identify the STYLE of photography.
I am pretty sure someone will be able to add to what I will provide in this article, and I am ok with that. This is not the zenith of knowledge on the subject it is meant to be a starter , an entry into Photographers bring a structure to the art they create with one of our most important tools – THE CAMERA!
THERE ARE NO RULES
That’s the package, but it’s just as important. Finding those things you focus on. The way you compose your work, The way you crop it, special filters you use, flipping the pictures, reflections, B&W, a color theme, patterns, scales, silhouettes, long exposures… all those can be defined as styles if they repeat themselves in your work