The modern obsession with being a specialist in photography

When asked what sort of photography we enjoy or do, many of us in photography tend to want to narrow the field. The automatic answer is either portrait photographer, landscape photographer or street photographer etc.... This is all well and good, but the tendency with all of us is that when we find what we…

Are you telling your story through your photography?

"When forced to work within a strict framework, the imagination is taxed to its utmost and will produce its richest ideas" - T.S.Eliot     Choices, choices... We are overrun with choices. The choice of camera, which lens to use, which camera is the best at this and that and we forget the fundamentals of…

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…

How to capture unique and different perspective in photography and architecture

It is easy to bring the camera to the eye level to capture an image and as many of you may have noticed, the majority of images captured generally at also from that point of view. However, experiencing with different viewpoint can yield some incredible results. I myself have be known to be found in…

Monday’s Photography Inspiration – Graciela Iturbide

Garciela Iturbide is a Mexican photographer, one of the biggest names in Latin American photography. She started photography late in life after the death of her child and a divorce. She enrolled at the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de Mexico. While there, she studied cinema and met the father of Mexican photography Manuel Alvarez Bravo, who…