Photography

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 […]

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Inspirations

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 […]

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Inspirations

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 […]

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Inspirations

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, […]

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Photography

Dark Hope

It is really strange how we get attached to our work. I have finished this images for a while but have been pretty attached to them. This is a series of work called Dark Hope. This is my first series of work that it is about Hope. Contrary to the title, the collection is about finding […]

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Inspirations

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 […]

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Inspirations

Mondays Photography Inspiration – Arnold Newman

“We do not take pictures with our cameras, but with our hearts and minds.” Arnold Newman Arnold Newman was a photographer known for his portrait of celebrities, artists etc…. What stands out about his work is the simplicity to his composition. Though his composition seems as though, loads can be learned from his technique. At […]

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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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