Monday’s Photography Inspiration – Charles Marville

Born Charles - François Bossu in 1813 in Paris, Charles Marville used the pseudonym in 1832 and worked as an illustrator before taking up photography around 1850. He then travelled throughout France, Italy and Germany to create beautiful landscapes and striking architectural photographs. Around 1855, Marville undertook a series of delicate cloud studies from the [...]

Passion and Work

Passion and Work

This quote has stuck with me for the longest time and it's also in repeat in my head. "I'd rather die of passion than of boredom" - Vincent Van Gogh It took me a while to truly understand the meaning but I believe that I am close. It is clear that photography is my passion. [...]

Encapsulated knowledge

Encapsulated knowledge

As a child, I was encouraged to read and explore. So I frequent museums quite often. However, not all museums are built the same. Case in point, the National History Museum right here in London. Not only is it a fascinating place to visit, the architecture is what draws me there all the time. It is [...]

Finding yourself

"No one can build you the bridge on which you, and only you, must cross the river of life. There may be countless trails and bridges and demigods who could gladly carry you across; but only at at the price of pawning and forgoing yourself. There is one path in the world that none can [...]

10 quotes inspirational to start the week

10 quotes inspirational to start the week

To some degree, I've always found some comfort in inspirational quotes.  Not necessarily by artists, photographers or famous personalities but simple sentences found in books, articles etc.... It is surprising the amount of these quotes I have written in notebooks, pieces of papers or on my phone. Here are a few favourites: "People think dreams [...]

Monday’s Photography Inspiration – Minor White

Monday’s Photography Inspiration – Minor White

Minor White was an American photographer and is one of the masters of photographic modernism. his first creative efforts were in poetry and he took took 5 years to complete a sequence of a hundred sonnets while working as a waiter and bartender. It is after moving to Portland in 1938 that his photography career began. First, [...]