Creativity and constraints

Most of us don’t have to create in our lives. We all live and create with enough constraints. Whether it is not enough money, not enough time or thinking that we need the latest gear – we all have at least one. You will find that there’s a fine line between constraints and excuses. I…

The voices within

We all hear voices and whether they are our own is entirely a different thing. We are surrounded by them. They can be our own, others even friends or family. Things get complicated when we are surrounded by too many external voices and forget to listen to our own. It is well known that artists…

Patience

It is a very rare occasion that I get to process my images within 24hrs of capture. Some photographers prefer to process their images straight after capture. I prefer to wait and I’ve learned that being patient has its own results. They are several reasons as to why this process works for me. There are…

Perfection in Photography

I use to believe that the most captivating images had to the perfect ones. They are perfect because they tick all the right boxes – composition, light, storytelling etc… After pouring over numerous images by masters in field for the purpose of learning, I have realised that most of my favourites images are the ones…

Abstraction

In this creative game, it is important that we keep going whether your outlet is photography, painting, writing etc… Before diving into creating abstract,I had refuted the idea simply because it would not be expected of me. Being an introvert/people pleaser means that I often do thing that often made me deeply unhappy. Pleasing others…

Everything needs to be celebrated – Good and Bad

Some of us are of the nervous type. We worry about everything even the things that are yet to concur. Unfortunately, I fall under that category of Individual. I am am so anxious. some days that every day things can sometimes become a chore. I vividly recall crying myself to sleep before exams because I…

The camera at my disposal

If you’ve read my last post, you are up to date on what’s been happening – creatively speaking. Instead of stressing about my current situation and beat myself up, I’ve been taking it easy instead. This attitude is completely new to me as I am one those individuals that like being productive. This probably stems…

Symmetry and Repetition in Photography

One of the things that I love to do the most in life is travel. Travel is one of those special things that has the power to inspire. It allows us to discover new things and step out of our comfort zone. When you are limited on time, waiting for inspiration to strike or for…

The beauty in art and architecture

Art has been around for so long that it has become an integral part of our lives. Art is a universal expression of the soul. The ancient carvings in an Egyptian cave, the beautiful words of a poet and the abstract objects in a painting all define art as timeless, pure and perfect. Art is…

The process of creating

The process of creating is a process of knowledge and creativity that requires open and flexible mind. Creating for me, means going out taking images and then create the image later with the help of photoshop. In this instance, the capture of the image is simply the first step. The second step in my process…