The Unexpected

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 [...]

Monday’s Photography Inspiration – Sergio Larraín Echeñique

Monday’s Photography Inspiration – Sergio Larraín Echeñique

"A good image is created by a state of grace. Grace expresses itself when it has been freed from conventions, free like a child in his early discovery of the reality. The game is then to organise the rectangle" - Sergio Larraín Echeñique   Born in Santiago in 1931,  the Chilean photographer Sergio Larraín Echeñique [...]

Peace & Tranquility

Peace & Tranquility

Although, I seem to be one of the few that still can't swim, I still can't help to be drawn to the sea. I find the colours and the sound of the waves really soothing. The image that I am sharing with you today is one of many that I took while on holiday in [...]

Monday’s Photography Inspiration – Oliver Gagliani

Monday’s Photography Inspiration – Oliver Gagliani

"You will never make a photograph that everyone likes, so make sure you will like every one of your photographs" - Oliver Gagliani   Oliver Gagliani (1917–2002) was an American photographer, a master of large format photography, darkroom technique, and the Zone System. Upon seeing a retrospective of Paul Strand's work in 1945 at the San Francisco Museum of [...]

Monday’s Photography Inspiration – Josiah Johnson Hawes

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 [...]

Unexpected

Unexpected

Some days start normally and end with some surprises. Days like these are far and few between so I love going back and review them especially when these memories have images attached to them. Since I work full time, I set out time to capture images. These are usually weekends. Just like any other day, [...]

Monday’s Photography Inspiration – Alphonse Bertillon

Monday’s Photography Inspiration – Alphonse Bertillon

" One can only see what one observes, and one observes only things which are already in the mind " - Alphonse Bertillon   Alphonse Bertillon was a French police officer and biometrics researcher who applied the anthropological technique of anthropometry to law enforcement creating an identification system based on physical measurements. Anthropometry was the first [...]

Signature

Signature

This year has probably been my less productive year since I first picked a camera. I photographed less not only because my camera stopped working around this time last year and I am yet to put together enough money to repair it. I did manage to borrow a camera from a friend for a few [...]