One of most often proffered bits of picture making "wisdom" is to keep it "simple". That's a bit of "wisdom" with which I completely disagree and most often completely ignore. For my eye and sensibilities, my preference in my picture making and my appreciation of pictures made by others is for a picture to evidence significant visual content rife with visual energy - lots of visual information which causes the eye and mind to dance within the confines of a picture's frame.
However, that written, there are times when, in my picture making, I am confronted with a scene which is, in and of itself, rather simple. Hence, my new body of selected works labeled as quiet landscapes