Inspirations, Photography

Monday’s Photography Inspiration – John Szarkowski

“Luck is the attentive photographer’s best teacher.” – John Szarkowski John Szarkowski, was an American photographer and curator born on December 18, 1925, Ashland, Wisconsin. He became interested in photography at the age eleven. In World War II Szarkowski served in the U.S. Army, after which he graduated in 1947 in art history from the University of Wisconsin–Madison. He then […]

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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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Behind The Image, Photography

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 […]

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Inspirations, Photography

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 […]

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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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architecture, Behind The Image, Photography

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, […]

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