Why I decided to no longer follow photography rules

When we start taking interest in anything, our first instinct is to learn and we are eager to do just that. Over the years, I’ve watched many tutorials and read many books on the subject. While I’m not done learning, I think that it is time to free myself a little. I recall when I…

Learning to curate……

I’ve always heard photographers and curators talk about curating your work. Although I heard the term often I had absolutely no idea what they meant until I decided to make a zine. There’s no better to learn than to be thrown into the deep end to lean things. It is said that curation is key….

Monday Photography Inspiration – Galen Rowell

Born in 1940, Galen Rowell was introduced to the wilderness at a very young age. He began climbing mountains at the age ten and made his first roped climb in Yosemite Valley at the age of the age sixteen. Taking photographs for him was a way to share his experiences with his family and friends….

Monday’s Photography Inspiration – Ernst Hass

“Photography is a bridge between science and art. It brings to science what it needs most, the artistic sense and to art art proof that nothing can be imagined which cannot be matched in the counterpoints of nature” – Ernst Haas Ernst Haas is one of the most important figures of the 20th Century. He…

Monday Photography Inspiration – Andreas Feininger

Andreas Feininger was was an American photographer known for his black and white photography of New York from the 40s and 50s. He studied cabinetmaking and architecture at the Bauhaus and established a Swedish firm specialising in architectural and industrial photography. He was a staff photographer for Life Magazine for two decades from 1943 to…

Monday Photography Inspiration – Yousuf Karsh

Yousuf Karsh is one of the masters of 20th Century photography. He was an Armenian – Canadian portrait photographer born in Turkey in 1908. He worked most of his life in Ottawa and died in 2002. During his career, he held 14,312 sittings and produced over 150 000 negatives. His extraordinary body of work is really…