Inspirations, Photography

Monday’s Photography Inspiration – Emma Schenson

Emma Schenson was a Swedish photographer and painter born in 1827. She was one of the earliest professional female photographers in Sweden. Schenson was the daughter of the academy treasurer John Schenson and the school administrator Maria Magdalena Hahr. There are no records of her education or of how she became familiar with photography. By […]

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Behind The Image, Photography

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 […]

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Inspirations, Photography

Monday’s Photography Inspiration – George Shadbolt

George Shadbolt was a British writer, editor, student of optics and photographer with a strong interest in innovative techniques, who was active during the 1850s-1860s. He was reported to have made the first microphotograph, he was also an early advocate of photographic enlargement, as well as compound and combination printing. Shadbolt’s dislike of the glare […]

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Photography

What’s your best camera?

Lately, I’ve found myself using the camera on my phone more and more to create images. I currently have an iPhone XS with great camera ability but it has never been a camera that I rely on to create images. With the extensive edits that I carry out on the images that I capture in […]

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Inspirations, Photography

Monday’s Photography Inspiration – Augustus Washington

Augustus Washington was an African-American photographer and daguerreotypist born in 1820. He was born in New Jersey as a free person and immigrated to Liberia in 1852. He is one of the few African-American daguerreotypists whose career has been documented. Washington grew up in the Americas of the 1820s, a time when African Americans were denied even the most basic […]

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Photography

Passion vs Vision

Photographs have become an universal language. We all have numerous images within our reach. I personally have over 3000 images on my phone, some dating back to 2010. I capture because I feel compelled to and I keep picking up my camera because I find peace and it is my way of seeing what’s around. […]

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