Unexpected Challenges

Some would think that the most challenging aspect of photography would either be planning/capture or the processing of images. The most challenging part for me lately has been the naming. Others prefer not to name their images and they are valid reasons not to do so. I’d learned early on that naming is what works…

Everything needs to be celebrated – Good and Bad

Some of us are of the nervous type. We worry about everything even the things that are yet to concur. Unfortunately, I fall under that category of Individual. I am am so anxious. some days that every day things can sometimes become a chore. I vividly recall crying myself to sleep before exams because I…

Seeing Details in architecture

Our instincts when we first see a scene that draw our attention is to try and fit everything into one image. I for one purchased a wide angle lens for this exact purpose. However, I’ve come to learn that details are just as important as the entire scene. In architecture, details have the power to…

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…

A sense of timing – Minute

They say that in photography timing is everything. Having captured numerous images over the years , I’ve come to believe this to be true. Timing is a skill that can be learned but seeing a photograph does not necessarily tell you the steps involved in creating such image. A photograph is created using light. The…

Being Present

As individuals that lead second lives online, we are expected to have perfect lives. We all know that life is far from perfect. August is an emotionally difficult month for for me. This year’s has been more difficult than past years. I lost someone very dear to me five years ago and her birthday is…

Photography Failures

A key lesson that I learned in photography is that consistency is key. As a way to keep myself accountable and be consistent, I chose to start a photography blog. Before publishing my first post, I did some research. One of the most common advice given were to only share your best images. Same goes…

Looking up for a view

When it comes to architecture, looking up is inevitable. Especially in a place like London with all of its skyscrapers. Sooner or later, you end up pointing your camera towards the sky. Some architectural elements can also only reveal their full effect when viewed from below. This particular view demonstrates how powerful this perspective is…

Worries! Worries! Wrong Worries!

Although last year has undoubtedly be our hardest but it was my most productive. After losing my job just like many others, I decided not to worry too much about things that I cannot change. Instead I chose to created a daily routine that included for a new job along with creating new work. I…

Patterns and Geometry

As as I am drawn to create more minimal sometime abstract images, I can’t but be captivated by patterns. Patterns not in the usual way. Patterns are all around us. They are an innate parts of most art mediums. Our ability to recognise patterns is a baseline skill for the human eye. It is a…