Being Present

As individuals that lead second lives online, we are expected to have perfect lives. We all know that life is far from perfect. August is an emotionally difficult month for for me. This year’s has been more difficult than past years. I lost someone very dear to me five years ago and her birthday is…

Photography Failures

A key lesson that I learned in photography is that consistency is key. As a way to keep myself accountable and be consistent, I chose to start a photography blog. Before publishing my first post, I did some research. One of the most common advice given were to only share your best images. Same goes…

Looking up for a view

When it comes to architecture, looking up is inevitable. Especially in a place like London with all of its skyscrapers. Sooner or later, you end up pointing your camera towards the sky. Some architectural elements can also only reveal their full effect when viewed from below. This particular view demonstrates how powerful this perspective is…

Learning the craft of photography

One thing that I love about photography is the constant learning. There’s always some new to learn. We all have different ways to learn. In this digital age, we are lucky enough to have YouTube, google and many amazing platforms available to all of us to learn from. Some of which are free and some…

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…

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…

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…

The Towers

Hope everyone is well and is keeping well. Instead of talking about this pandemic (I do not have any insights other than what I’ve read from the WHO) so I just thought to share another image with you. I am not able o create anything new as I am on bed rest after a surgery…

The pure love of being an amateur in photography

Each I switch on my computer lately it is to edit an image or sometimes two or 3 images at the time. I’m not saying this is a bad thing but it is what I love to do. To be honest it is what I am passionate about. I’m passionate about the process and I…

Monday’s Photography Inspiration – Ruth Orkin

Ruth Orkin was an award-winning photojournalist and filmmaker. She grew up in Hollywood in the heyday of the 1920s and 1930s. At the age of 10, she received her first camera, a 39 cent Univex. She began by photographing her friends and teachers at school. At 17 years old she took a monumental bicycle trip…