architecture, Photography

Learning to see beyond the obvious

Ever since I was a child, I’d always have a book in hand. My earliest memory of books was of my grand mother reading to me at bedtime and teaching me to read when I was about 4 years old. I still remember fondly the many folktales that read to me and as an adult, […]

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Behind The Image, Photography

The benefit of practicing our photography

Although I’ve picked up my first camera for almost ten years, they are still many aspects of photography that I still love and many aspects that keep me curious. One thing that I often do is practice my photography. In this instance, I am not talking about capturing images but practicing different aspects of my […]

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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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architecture, Behind The Image, Photography

Photographing Florence

Florence, the capital of Italy’s Tuscany region is home to many masterpieces of Renaissance art and architecture. One of its most iconic sights is the Duomo, a cathedral with a terracotta-tiled dome engineered by Brunelleschi and a bell tower by Giotto. Florence was the home to the Renaissance. It is in Florence that the new […]

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architecture, Behind The Image, Photography

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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Behind The Image, Photography

The Towers II

The image that I am sharing with you all today is my take on the Deutch Bank Twin Towers. The towers share a 4,660 m foundation slab,  which is 4 m or 13ft  thick in the middle and tapers towards the edges to 2.5 m. The panel consists of 16,122 m3 (569,300 cu ft) of reinforced concrete. The formation depth is approximately 13 m (43 ft) […]

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Behind The Image, Photography

Cravings – Minute

This image literally summarises what last year was for me. A year where I had loads of questions and also a year where I learned a lot about myself. On the other hand, you will find that my work had a lot more simplicity introduced. Simplicity and peace is something that I readily crave. Living […]

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