Behind The Image, Photography

Photography Failures

A key lesson that I learned in photography is that consistency is key. As a way to keep myself accountable and be consistent, I chose to start a photography blog. Before publishing my first post, I did some research. One of the most common advice given were to only share your best images. Same goes […]

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Behind The Image, Photography

Looking up for a view

When it comes to architecture, looking up is inevitable. Especially in a place like London with all of its skyscrapers. Sooner or later, you end up pointing your camera towards the sky. Some architectural elements can also only reveal their full effect when viewed from below. This particular view demonstrates how powerful this perspective is […]

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Behind The Image, Photography

Worries! Worries! Wrong Worries!

Although last year has undoubtedly be our hardest but it was my most productive. After losing my job just like many others, I decided not to worry too much about things that I cannot change. Instead I chose to created a daily routine that included for a new job along with creating new work. I […]

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Behind The Image, Photography

Forgotten and Rediscovered

Some images take longer to edit others. Some images come together as easily in my head as if I simply pressed the shutter of my camera. Some images come slower than the line. They are forgotten and then rediscovered. This image fits within the box of the later. It was not a bad image when […]

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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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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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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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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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