What’s in a style?

Some photographers and artists whose works I greatly admire have a very definite “style” or “genre” and if one likes their style then it almost psynonemous that one will like pretty much everything that the artist produces.

My problem is that I don’t consider myself as having a style, is this, I wonder, a weakness or a strength?. Every time I have attempted to stick to one style, black and white, abstract etc. I get extremely bored very quickly. and yet when I’m 100% absorbed in creating a work I have infinite patience. Photography and art go hand in hand for me, I get a lot of pleasure in finding and capturing the subject but for me the real enjoyment starts once I start processing.

I genuinely rarely know what type of work will emmerge from the processing stage. The one thing that I do hope is that, if I have a style at all it is a reflection of the amount  of thought that I give to the processing and creation of my work.

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“Pier Pressure”

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“Totally Despicable”

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“Lines – De La Warr Pavillion – Abstract”

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“Eye Tech”

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“Up, Down, Round and Around”

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“Autumnal wall leaves – Pastel, Abstract”

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“Walking the dog”

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