Sometimes we create our own styles, but more often than not we start off by looking at other great photographers and teachers have done, apply their teaching to our vast warehouse of learning and hopefully have our own style or styles evolve from all of this.
One of my favorite ways of shooting for as long as I can remember was using negative space and using simplification to make a photograph with more impact by having less in it.
This excellent video talk directly to that I thought I would share it through my blog.
I hope you find this useful in your creative endeavors.
The site that this came from is here where there are short articles and superb examples covering composition.