Behind The Image, Photography

The art of imperfection

Perfection – we all seek it in our photography, even though we all know that realistically it is simply unattainable. From time to time, I get the idea of the perfect image in my mind. Then I chase it until I produce it. Aiming high is always a good thing but it can lead to […]

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Behind The Image, Photography

A State Of Calm

During my every day life I find that I am so easily distracted. I could be writing now and then have the urge to get up and turn up Netflix. A simple noise can jostle me out my element and I would get up and leave things half done. However, with photography things are a […]

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Behind The Image, Photography

Simplicity and Starkness of Black and White

“Black and white is mix of toughest simplicity and easiest complexity.” ― Vikrmn, Corpkshetra Striking photographs do not have to be of anything in particular, it is the way you compose them that counts. Bold shapes, strong lines, rich tones and arresting camera angles can turn everyday subjects into exciting images. The further removed from reality they […]

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Behind The Image, Photography

The Unexpected

If you’ve been in photography for a while, you will know by now that not all images are planned. I pride myself on planning and visualising my images before creating them. However, I’ve recently noticed that my personal favourites are the ones that are unplanned. There’s something about the unexpected part of this image that […]

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architecture, Behind The Image, Photography

The little things……

I received a message today from someone that follows me on Instagram that made me think about the little things in our lives. The little things that we take for granted. With each of my images, I try to share my insights, difficulties that I may have encountered along with any doubts that I may […]

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Inspirations, Photography

Monday’s Photography Inspiration – Rosalie Gwathmey

“We all know that if the language isn’t eloquent, no one bothers to finish the story” – Rosalie Gwathmey   Gwathmey was born in Charlotte, North Carolina. She was the daughter of successful architect, Charles C. Hook, and Ida MacDonald Hook. Rosalie married painter, Robert Gwathmey in 1935. She gave birth to their son, Charles Gwathmey, in 1938. He is another […]

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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 – Josiah Johnson Hawes

Josiah Johnson Hawes was a photographer in Boston, Massachusetts. He was born in Wayland, Massachusetts in 1808. At seventeen he was apprenticed to a carpenter and practiced the trade for six years, which he gave up to be an artist. He began his career as a portrait painter. “I purchased books, colours and brushes and commenced the study […]

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