Photography

Making and Creating Magic

In this day and age, it is so easy for us to be more concerned about the gear we need, what new we should buy, what new camera is coming out next that we forget why we started taking photographs. Just like many others out there, I thought that I was not creative and that […]

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Inspirations, Photography

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 […]

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Photography

Monday Photography Inspiration – Julius Schulman

Julius Shulman was born in Brooklyn in 1910, and his interest in photography started after taking on the subject in high school. He later attended the Univertsin of Berkeley where he earned pocket money by selling his photographs to fellow students. In 1936 he returned to Los Angeles and was enlisted by a friend to take photographs […]

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Cityscape

Time for something different – City of London

  For someone with an extremely short attention span (except when watching TV), it is good for me to with things up. For a while now, I’ve been wanting to shoot Cityscape but from my own perspective. With so many tall buildings in London with viewing areas, it is so easy to capture exactly what […]

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Photography

Monday Photography Inspiration – Ezra Stoller

Ezra Stoller was an architectural photographer between the 1930s and 1980s. Just like Balthazar Korab, Stoller was also an architect. He began photographing buildings, models and sculpture during he studies. After his graduation, he worked with Paul Strand in the Office of Emergency Management before he was drafted in 1942 as a photographer at the […]

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Photography

It’s All Written In The Sky

Ever since I was a child, I’ve always been fascinated by the sky. I vividly remember remember lying in the sand staring at the sky trying to make out the shapes each passing cloud made. My favourites were when they resembled animals. Till this day I find myself staring at the clouds almost wishing that […]

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Inspirations, Photography

Monday Photography Inspiration – Balthazar Korab

“I am an architect with a passion for nature’s lessons and interventions. My images are born out of a deep emotional investment in their subject.” – B. Korab Instead of featuring my favourite photographers, I thought I old. Combine my love of architecture and that of photography.  One of my favourite architectural photographers has to […]

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Inspirations

Monday Photography Inspiration – Alfred Stieglitz

“Photography is not an art. Neither is painting, literature or music. They are only different media for the individual to express his aesthetic feelings. You do not have to be a painter or a sculptor to be an artist. You maybe a shoemaker. You may be creative as such. And, if so, you are a […]

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Photography

What does creativity mean to you?

Creativity is not about making things (even though it is does qualify). For me, creativity is about seeing ordinary things and seeing in them in a new light. The simple act of creating things has a way of changing who we are and affecting all areas of our lives. Creativity allows us to see the […]

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