The magic of unpredictability in photography

As far as I could remember, I've had everything planned. From what I studied, where I would go to school and so on............... The only problem was that life gave me a rude awakening and taught me that things don't always go according to plan. It took me a long time to admit this. For…

Photography – Technique vs Expression

With the release of the Nikon Z mirrorless cameras, it got me thinking about the relationship between technology and our search of perfection. There is nothing so exclusive so cold as perfection. Photography is a technical medium and over the years, the cameras have gotten more sophisticated and with the released of even more sophisticated…

Variations series – Simplicity vs Intricacies

The full Variations series is finally completed. This series is something that started totally accidentally. From time to time, I set myself assignments is order to hone my composition skills. My aim for this exercise was to create variations from the same subject. Halfway through the exercise, I realised that this is very similar to…

Monday’s Photography Inspiration – Alexander Rodchenko

Alexander Rodchenko was born in Saint Petersburg. Henrolled in the Kazan School of Art, where he studied from 1910 to 1914 under Nikolai Feshin and Georgii Medvedev. The artist quickly absorbed the basic principles of the academic training, earning high praise from his instructors. In 1914, he met Varvara Stepanova, a fellow student and hey became…