Photography, Inspirations

Monday Photography Inspiration – James VanDerZee

“Somebody would come in and say, “I never take a good picture”. I’d say, Why not? You’ve got two eyes, a nose, and a mouth like everybody else.” – James VanDerZee James Van Der Zee was an American photographer was born in Lenox, Massachusetts in 1886.  He was known to have produced the most comprehensive […]

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architecture, Behind The Image

On The Edge

On the North bank right across the river from the Shard, there’s an intriguing building. The façade is completely made out of glass. However, it is not the façade that drew me but its intricate design. The building is an 11 storey high rise office building that embodies modernism. Unfortunately, there is no information about […]

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architecture, Behind The Image

The beauty of light

If you google light in photography, you will find all types of guides on understanding artificial and natural light and how to shape it for various uses. There’s nothing wrong with these sources however this isn’t what I want to talk about. For me, there is nothing more intriguing to me than dark, moody and […]

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architecture, Behind The Image

City of Arts Couplet

Travel, photography and architecture for me goes hand in hand, so my first to the City of Arts was carefully planned. My stay in Valencia was for five days as it was the only days that I could have off work. The hotel I used on my stay was five mins walk from the City […]

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Inspirations

Monday’s Photography Inspiration – Timothy H. O’Sullivan

Timothy H. O’Sullivan was a photographer born in 1840. He was widely known for his work related to the American Civil War. O’Sullivan’s history and personal life remains a mystery. O’Sullivan began his photography career as an apprentice in Mathew Brady’s Fulton Street gallery in New York City and then moved on to the Washington, D.C., branch managed by […]

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Inspirations, Photography

Monday Photography Inspiration – Lászlo Moholy-Nagy

“The enemy of photography is the convention, the fixed rules of ‘how to do’. The salvation of photography comes from the experiment.” – Lászlo Moholy – Nagy László Moholy-Nagy was a Hungarian painter and photographer born in July 2, 1895. László attended a gymnasium school in the city of Szeged, which was the second-largest city in the country. […]

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Inspirations, Photography

Monday Photography Inspiration – Lee Miller

“The personality of the photographer, his approach, is really more important than his technical genius – Lee Miller Lee MILLER was an American photographer and photojournalist born in April 1907 in  in Poughkeepsie, New York. From a young age, her father often used her as a model for his amateur photography. In her childhood, Miller experienced […]

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Inspirations, Photography

Monday’s Photography Inspiration – Max Dupain

Max Dupain was Australia’s most respected and influential modernist black & white photographer of the 20th century. Dupain was considered the pioneer of modernism in Australian photography, an approach that departed from the sentimentality of soft focused, nostalgic imagery to the simplified world of light contrasts, sharp focus, varying angles and creative compositions. Dupain received […]

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