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…

Should the final stage of photography be the print?

As more consume more and more images online and digital screens, the question that is commonly raised is whether printing should be the final stage. Henri Cartier - Bresson once said that "the final act of photography is the print." His instincts were toward the final physical print as opposed to pages in books. For many…

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…

The importance of personal work in photography

When we first start our photography journey, we start just like everybody else. What fuels us during those humble beginning is the curiosity to learn and the passion to create. What do we really like about photography? Whether it is the click of the shutter, the perfect light, the story or simply expressing ourselves, there's…

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…