On The Edge

On the North bank right across the river from the Shard, there’s an intriguing building. The façade is completely made out of glass. However, it is not the façade that drew me but its intricate design. The building is an 11 storey high rise office building that embodies modernism. Unfortunately, there is no information about…

Thinking beyond composition in photography

You don’t make a photograph just with a camera. You bring to the act of photography all the pictures you have seen, the books you have read, the music you have heard, the people you have loved. – Ansel Adams The idea of this blogpost came to my mind when I came across the above…

Getting out of my comfort zone

As an individual with a very short attention span, I try new things often in photography. I have never shared them until now. The reason why I try new is because I hate feeling complexent with my work. So when I start to feel stagnant or whenever I feel like I am going around in…

Minimal Gear For My architectural Photography

After purchasing my first DSLR, I distinctively remember being very excited and my choice. Since my aim was to learn, I purchased every magazine out there that had a “How To……………” on the cover. Inside every one of these magazines, I found a new camera or new lens review, a camera comparison and with all…

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,…

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…

Monday’s Photography Inspiration – Rodney Smith

“Photography, with all it’s myriad of critics, curators, pundits, have simply followed the leader. Everyone is chasing each other’s tail, desperate for anything that strikes them as different.” – Rodney Smith Rodney Lewis Smith was a portrait photographer born in New York City in 1947. After he studied English Literature and Religious Studies at University…

Strength

Sharing another image that created with you last year. Unfortunately, these images only exist in phone. Unfortunately, I have lost most of files due to a corrupted hard drive. Although, I usually have two extra backups of all my files, unbeknown to me, the back up was unsuccessful. I have contacted numerous company that have…

The Essence Series

“The world we see with our senses is very different than the world we see through our essence. Our essence perceives the deep layers of existence. The first step of perceiving the world essence is to have no goal other than to understand. Understanding has to be the ultimate gol. Only then can we solve…

Can photography make a difference?

Many of the images that we see on the daily basis are images of exotic and far away places. Places that we wish that we could be there or one day be able to see for ourselves. If I were to make a book, I would surely pick images from such places too. The more…