Inspirations, Photography

Monday Photography Inspiration – John Dominis

“I didn’t think it was a big news event… I was expecting a normal ceremony. I hardly noticed what was happening when I was shooting.” – John Dominis Dominis was an American documentary photographer, war photographer and photojournalist born on June 27, 1921 in Los Angeles, California. He began his career in photography while he […]

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Behind The Image, Photography

Assut de l’Or

If you are familiar with the work of Santiago Calatrava, Assut de l’Or bridge will not be much of a surprise to you. This particular bridge crosses the former riverbed of the River Turia, between the Science museum and Àgora. There are several lanes for traffic in both directions but there’s also a pedestrian bridge […]

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Inspirations, Photography

Monday Photography Inspiration – Edouard Boubat

“The wandering photographer sees the same show that everyone else sees. He, however, stops to watch it.” – Edouard Boubat Edouard Boubat was a French Post-War photographer known for his poetic images of nature, animals, and portraits. He was born on September 13, 1923 Montmartre, Paris. In 1938, Boubat, attended the École Estienne, where he studied […]

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Behind The Image, Photography

Minimalism and Me

There is something about minimalist images that always bring us a sense of peace and calm. Early on in my photography, not only did I not know what minimalism was, neither did I think that it would feature heavily in my work now. My entire life has been spent living in a city. Although I […]

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Inspirations, Photography

Monday Photography Inspiration – Tom Baryl

Tom Baril was born in Connecticut in 1952. After graduating from New York’s School of Visual Arts in 1980 with a BA in photography. He attended New York’s School of Visual Arts in 1980 and received a bachelor of arts in photography. After graduating, he served as Robert Mapplethorpe’s exclusive print maker. Since then Baril has distanced himself […]

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architecture, Behind The Image

Repeated Patterns

Although my work can be on the abstract side from time to time, I’ve found myself noticing patterns that surround me. Just like in nature, architecture also has plenty of patterns if we pay attention. More often I notice these patterns, more intrigued I am at what I see. The repeated patterns and organisation are […]

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Inspirations, Photography

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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