Inspirations, Photography

Monday’s Photography Inspiration – Pascal Sebah

Pascal Sébah was an pioneer photographer born in Constantinople in 1823. He produced a prolific number of images of Egypt, Turkey and Greece to serve the tourist trade. Between about 1888-1908, he joined forces with the French photographer, Henri Bechard. After receiving medals at the International Exhibition in Paris, he decided to open his own […]

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Inspirations, Photography

Monday Photography Inspiration – Gjon Mili

Gjon Mili was an Albanian photographer from Korça born in November 28, 1904. Mili spent his childhood in Romania, attending Gheorghe Lazăr National College in Bucharest, and migrating to the United States in 1923. He studied electrical engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Upon graduation in 1927, he worked for Westinghouse as a lighting research engineer until 1938. Through experiments […]

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Inspirations, Photography

Monday’s Photography Inspiration – Emil Mayer

Emil Mayer was a Viennese street photographer born on October 3, 1871, in Neubydzow, Bohemia now Nový Bydžov, Czech Republic. He was lawyer, inventor, and businessperson and certainly the greatest of the European bromoilists in the 1920s and 30s. From 1891 to 1896 Mayer studied law at the University of Vienna. In 1896 where he earned the juris […]

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Inspirations, Photography

Monday’s Photography Inspiration – Arthur Leipzig

Arthur Leipzig was an American photographer born in Brooklyn, New York who specialised in street photography and is known for his photographs of New York City.  After sustaining a serious injury to his right hand while working at a glass wholesaler, Leipzig joined the Photo League where he studied photography and took part in Sid Grossman’s Documentary Workshop and […]

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Inspirations, Photography

Monday’s Photography Inspiration – Édouard Baldus

Édouard-Denis Baldus was a French landscape, architectural and railway photographer born in 1813 in Grünebach, Prussia.  He originally trained as a painter and had also worked as a draughtsman and lithographer before switching to photography in 1849. At twenty-five-year-old Édouard Baldus arrived in Paris to study painting in 1838, shortly before Louis Daguerre first showed his magically precise photographic […]

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Behind The Image

Travel and Inspiration

I’ve been quite stagnant lately both creatively, mentally and emotionally. For the past decade or so, photography has been my outlet and also a way for me to figure things out. However, it hasn’t been effective for a while so I have been contemplating travelling more and more. It got me thinking as why this […]

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Inspirations, Photography

Monday’s Photography Inspiration – Francis Bedford

Francis Bedford was an English photographer born in 1815 in 1815. He began his career as an architectural draughtsman and lithographer, before taking up photography in the early 1850s. He was one of England’s most prominent landscape photographers and the first to accompany a royal tour. He helped to found the Royal Photographic Society in 1853. […]

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architecture, Behind The Image

Negative space and minimalist photography

Since minimalism is one of my favourite photography styles, negative space is one of my favourite compositional tools to achieve such images. When creating minimalist images, they are a few things to consider. Not only we need to be considerate about what to include but also what to leave out. Another element that needs to […]

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Inspirations

Monday’s Photography Inspiration – Charles Clifford

Charles Clifford was a Welsh photographer born in 1820. Not much is known about his early life, but by November 1850, he was running a photographic portrait gallery in Madrid. Clifford was mostly for his daguerreotype, calotype and wet plate collodion images of scenes from around Spain. Although known mainly for his collections of photographs […]

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Photography

Everything needs to be celebrated – Good and Bad

Some of us are of the nervous type. We worry about everything even the things that are yet to concur. Unfortunately, I fall under that category of Individual. I am am so anxious. some days that every day things can sometimes become a chore. I vividly recall crying myself to sleep before exams because I […]

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