Monday’s Photography Inspiration – Lotte Jacobi

Monday’s Photography Inspiration – Lotte Jacobi

" In making portraits, I refuse to photograph myself as do so many photographers.my style is the style of people I photograph " - Lotte Jacobi   Johanna Alexandra "Lotte" Jacobi was a German-American photographer noted for her portraits of famous figures. Born in 1896 into a family of photographers, Jacobi studied art history and literature [...]

Signature

Signature

This year has probably been my less productive year since I first picked a camera. I photographed less not only because my camera stopped working around this time last year and I am yet to put together enough money to repair it. I did manage to borrow a camera from a friend for a few [...]

Travelling light

Travelling light

I love travelling and you will never find me travelling without my camera. For short travels, I keep things to the bare essentials. This includes a body, a wide angle lens which is my ever faithful Canon 17-40mm f/4 and a telephoto my Canon 70 - 400mm f/4, ND filters and as many SD cards [...]

Monday’s Photography Inspiration – Seydou Keïta

Monday’s Photography Inspiration – Seydou Keïta

Today is my birthday so I thought I would share a photographer from the African continent. Keïta was born in 1921 in Bamako, Mali, although the exact date is unknown. He was the oldest in a family of five children. Keïta developed an interest in photography when his uncle gave him a Kodak Brownie with a film with eight [...]

Rzr sharp

Rzr sharp

During my free time, you can find me out and about capturing images. I first noticed the design of this building about 4 years. I tried capturing using every composition rule that I could think of but nothing ever worked. I captured and deleted, then captured and deleted numerous times over the years but hated [...]

Monday’s Photography Inspiration – August Sander

Monday’s Photography Inspiration – August Sander

" I never made a person look bad. They do that themselves. The portrait is your mirror. It's you " - August Sander August Sander was a German portrait and documentary photographer born in Herdorf in 1876. Described as one of the most important German portrait photographer of the early twentieth century, August Sander was [...]