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…

Patience

It is a very rare occasion that I get to process my images within 24hrs of capture. Some photographers prefer to process their images straight after capture. I prefer to wait and I’ve learned that being patient has its own results. They are several reasons as to why this process works for me. There are…

Photographing London

Living in London makes sense that it will be the most photographed city in all of the images that I’ve created. Although I am quite bias, it is a very beautiful city. One thing that is clear about London is the diversity of culture as well as the diversity in its architecture. This city’s architectural…

The Knight

Living in London means having access to an incredible variety of architecture. If you are familiar with the city, you will know that it boasts of Baroque style (1600 – 1750) such as St Paul’s Cathedral, Georgian (1714 – 1830) found around Grosvenor Square in Mayfair and Belford Square in Bloomsbury style architecture (1811 –…

Perfection in Photography

I use to believe that the most captivating images had to the perfect ones. They are perfect because they tick all the right boxes – composition, light, storytelling etc… After pouring over numerous images by masters in field for the purpose of learning, I have realised that most of my favourites images are the ones…

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…

The camera at my disposal

If you’ve read my last post, you are up to date on what’s been happening – creatively speaking. Instead of stressing about my current situation and beat myself up, I’ve been taking it easy instead. This attitude is completely new to me as I am one those individuals that like being productive. This probably stems…

Monday’s Photography Inspiration – Albert Lévy

Albert Levy was a French photographer active in Europe and the United States. He was born in France in 1847 and most active in the 1880s and 1890s. He was a pioneer of architectural photography. There are indications that Albert Levy was a photographer who also worked variously as bookseller, editor and manufacturer. He was also working in France in 1876…

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…