Behind The Image, Photography

Discretion

While putting together the slideshow for my first ever talk, I mentioned that I always name my images. Naming each one of the images that I create is a way for me to further personalise my image. Since the main subject of the images that I share is architecture, it is easy to assume that […]

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Ágora

Valencia, more precisely the City of Arts has been popular amongst photographers since its completion in 2009. It has always been on my list of architecture to see. The structure I am sharing today is that of Agora. A diaphanous large hall built of steel arches, and a roof made in glass. It is meant […]

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Talent vs Dedication

At the beginning of the week I was having a conversation with a friend I’ve wondered more than once. Someone with no art education just like me started a conversation about skill versus talent. It leads to the same question whether art is a skill or a talent? As an adult, I used to use […]

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The art of imperfection

Perfection – we all seek it in our photography, even though we all know that realistically it is simply unattainable. From time to time, I get the idea of the perfect image in my mind. Then I chase it until I produce it. Aiming high is always a good thing but it can lead to […]

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A State Of Calm

During my every day life I find that I am so easily distracted. I could be writing now and then have the urge to get up and turn up Netflix. A simple noise can jostle me out my element and I would get up and leave things half done. However, with photography things are a […]

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Creativity – Is there a limit?

The question about whether there is a limit to creativity divides opinion. Maya Angelou said that you can’t use up creativity. The more you use it, the more you have it. Although some of us readily agree, others believe that the mind and social influences can limit creativity. One thing that is sure is that […]

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Photography Clichés

I was going through some old images the other day and noticed something. I saw a pattern that I never noticed before. Although I push myself not to create the same things over and over again, I must admit that I have my favourites. Favourite composition, favourite edits even. Unfortunately for me, some of those […]

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Simplicity and Starkness of Black and White

“Black and white is mix of toughest simplicity and easiest complexity.” ― Vikrmn, Corpkshetra Striking photographs do not have to be of anything in particular, it is the way you compose them that counts. Bold shapes, strong lines, rich tones and arresting camera angles can turn everyday subjects into exciting images. The further removed from reality they […]

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Explanations

We have all become accustom to artists as well as photographers explaining the vision behind their work. Although I know that this is a good, it is something that I’ve always struggled with myself. I constantly struggle with putting my thoughts on paper and explaining the vision behind my work even though it is clear […]

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