Inspirations, Photography

Monday Photography Inspiration – Edouard Boubat

“The wandering photographer sees the same show that everyone else sees. He, however, stops to watch it.” – Edouard Boubat Edouard Boubat was a French Post-War photographer known for his poetic images of nature, animals, and portraits. He was born on September 13, 1923 Montmartre, Paris. In 1938, Boubat, attended the École Estienne, where he studied […]

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architecture, Behind The Image

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 […]

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Inspirations, Photography

Monday’s Photography Inspiration – Max Dupain

Max Dupain was Australia’s most respected and influential modernist black & white photographer of the 20th century. Dupain was considered the pioneer of modernism in Australian photography, an approach that departed from the sentimentality of soft focused, nostalgic imagery to the simplified world of light contrasts, sharp focus, varying angles and creative compositions. Dupain received […]

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Behind The Image, Cityscape, Photography

A city’s icon

Whether you’ve been to London or not or seen it in the movies, most of us recognise the building in the image below. St Paul’s Cathedral is one of the most known and iconic cathedrals in the world. St Paul’s cathedral sits on Ludgate Hill at the highest point of the city of London. Its […]

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Inspirations

Monday’s Photography Inspiration – Peter Keetman

Peter keetman was born in 1916 in Munich and died in 2005 but in his life he left a legacy of photography which started in 1935 and passed a masters craftsman diploma in 1948. From 1935 to 1937 he attended the Bavarian State Instructional Institution for photography in Munich. He then went to receive his […]

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Inspirations

Monday’s Photography Inspiration – Gisèle Freund

Gisèle Freund was a German-born French photographer and photojournalist, born in Schöneberg District, Berlin famous for her documentary photography and portraits of writers and artists. In 1931, Freund studied sociology and art history at Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg, Breisgau, Germany. From 1932-33 she studied at the Institute for Social, Sciences, University of Frankfurt under Theodor W. Adorno, […]

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Photography

Up for a Challenge???

If you’ve been following my blog for a while, you will know about about my Variations series. This series started as an exercise to polish my composition skills and it grew into a two part series. After completing this series. I thought that it would be interesting to get many people involved and see what […]

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Inspirations

Monday’s Photography Inspiration – Leonard Misonne

Leonard Misonne was a master pictorialist photographer, whose atmospheric landscapes and street scenes are among the finest pictorial depictions of such subject matter. He was an engineer turned painter, pianist and photographer. Working on light and grey monochromes, Leonard Misone’s images diffused foggy and yet luminous atmospheres highlighted by dramatic skies. There is something very tender […]

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