Inspirations, Photography

Monday’s Photography Inspiration – Albert Lévy

Albert Levy was a French photographer active in Europe and the United States. He was born in France in 1847 and most active in the 1880s and 1890s. He was a pioneer of architectural photography. There are indications that Albert Levy was a photographer who also worked variously as bookseller, editor and manufacturer. He was also working in France in 1876 […]

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Inspirations, Photography

Monday’s Photography Inspiration – Farnham Maxwell-Lyte

Farnham Maxwell-Lyte was an English chemist and the pioneer of a number of techniques in photographic processing. He was born on 10 January 1828 in Brixham, Devon and first came across photography at the age of sixteen after hearing the news of William Henry Fox Talbot’s invention of the calotype. In 1846, he entered Christ’s College, Cambridge, where he graduated […]

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Photography

Symmetry in architecture

Architecture as any compositional art makes extensive use of symmetry. Across all cultures and in all time periods, architectural compositions are symmetrically arranged. There are so many kinds of symmetry, so many kinds of architecture and so many ways of viewing architecture. Architecture differs fundamentally from other form of arts because of its spatiality. It […]

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Inspirations, Photography

Monday’s Photography Inspiration – Emma Schenson

Emma Schenson was a Swedish photographer and painter born in 1827. She was one of the earliest professional female photographers in Sweden. Schenson was the daughter of the academy treasurer John Schenson and the school administrator Maria Magdalena Hahr. There are no records of her education or of how she became familiar with photography. By […]

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Behind The Image, Photography

The beauty in art and architecture

Art has been around for so long that it has become an integral part of our lives. Art is a universal expression of the soul. The ancient carvings in an Egyptian cave, the beautiful words of a poet and the abstract objects in a painting all define art as timeless, pure and perfect. Art is […]

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Inspirations, Photography

Monday’s Photography Inspiration – George Shadbolt

George Shadbolt was a British writer, editor, student of optics and photographer with a strong interest in innovative techniques, who was active during the 1850s-1860s. He was reported to have made the first microphotograph, he was also an early advocate of photographic enlargement, as well as compound and combination printing. Shadbolt’s dislike of the glare […]

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Photography

What’s your best camera?

Lately, I’ve found myself using the camera on my phone more and more to create images. I currently have an iPhone XS with great camera ability but it has never been a camera that I rely on to create images. With the extensive edits that I carry out on the images that I capture in […]

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