Putting yourself out there

I was watching the Brene Brown talk on Netflix last week and there’s a point that she made that greatly identified with. If I tell you that I am on Instagram and other social media sites but very few of my followers on this platform know about this blog, would you believe me? Yes, you…

Rzr sharp

During my free time, you can find me out and about capturing images. I first noticed the design of this building about 4 years. I tried capturing using every composition rule that I could think of but nothing ever worked. I captured and deleted, then captured and deleted numerous times over the years but hated…

Ultra

One thing you may not know about me is that I am a film addict. You find me watching anything futuristic, mystery, fantasy action and so much more. I am one of those really annoying individuals that have had Netflix years before it became popular and one of those that watch series and movies as…

Then and Now – Differences

From time to time, I go back and re-edit old images. The images that I am sharing today was edited in 2017 and 2019 respectively. I chose to re-edit this image because I was never really satisfied with the result. By going back, I see how far I’ve come and by revisiting certain images I…

Florence architecture – Cathedral Santa Maria del Fiore

Even though I spent most of my time in Florence using my 35mm film camera, here’s one of the rare image that I captured using my DSLR. My visit to Florence was early October 2 years ago. I’ve had always wanted to visit Florence. The culture, food and architecture intrigued me. Any time that I…

Stolen – Image breakdown

Ever find that your most memorable images are the ones that were the hardest to edit? The image that I am sharing today I called Stolen because I feel like it was stolen from my mind. I had this particular composition in mind for a while but I had to be patient enough for the…

Overture

I’ve always found it hard to say why each image that I create looks and feel a certain way. But when it is reviewed by another photographer and he describes as though he pulled the word straight out on mind, I just had to share it. It is truly flattering to read the below comment…

Monday’s Photography Inspiration – Ellen Auerbach

EllenAuerbach, née Rosenberg, was born 20 May 1906, in Karlsruhe, to a Jewish family. She was a sculpture student in Karlsruhe, Germany, when she was given her first camera in 1928. In 1929, she moved to Berlin to study photography and met the brilliant photographer Grete Stern. The two became close friends for life; they…

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…