Unexpected Challenges

Some would think that the most challenging aspect of photography would either be planning/capture or the processing of images. The most challenging part for me lately has been the naming. Others prefer not to name their images and they are valid reasons not to do so. I’d learned early on that naming is what works…

Expectations

Expectation is such a big thing when we head out to capture image. The pressure get even worse when we have a particular outcome in mind and time is of the essence. The question that I have for you today is whether our expectations are realistic. Personally, I only have the luxury of heading out…

Photographing London

Living in London makes sense that it will be the most photographed city in all of the images that I’ve created. Although I am quite bias, it is a very beautiful city. One thing that is clear about London is the diversity of culture as well as the diversity in its architecture. This city’s architectural…

The Knight

Living in London means having access to an incredible variety of architecture. If you are familiar with the city, you will know that it boasts of Baroque style (1600 – 1750) such as St Paul’s Cathedral, Georgian (1714 – 1830) found around Grosvenor Square in Mayfair and Belford Square in Bloomsbury style architecture (1811 –…

Perfection in Photography

I use to believe that the most captivating images had to the perfect ones. They are perfect because they tick all the right boxes – composition, light, storytelling etc… After pouring over numerous images by masters in field for the purpose of learning, I have realised that most of my favourites images are the ones…

Travel and Inspiration

I’ve been quite stagnant lately both creatively, mentally and emotionally. For the past decade or so, photography has been my outlet and also a way for me to figure things out. However, it hasn’t been effective for a while so I have been contemplating travelling more and more. It got me thinking as why this…

The camera at my disposal

If you’ve read my last post, you are up to date on what’s been happening – creatively speaking. Instead of stressing about my current situation and beat myself up, I’ve been taking it easy instead. This attitude is completely new to me as I am one those individuals that like being productive. This probably stems…

Seeing Details in architecture

Our instincts when we first see a scene that draw our attention is to try and fit everything into one image. I for one purchased a wide angle lens for this exact purpose. However, I’ve come to learn that details are just as important as the entire scene. In architecture, details have the power to…

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…

A sense of timing – Minute

They say that in photography timing is everything. Having captured numerous images over the years , I’ve come to believe this to be true. Timing is a skill that can be learned but seeing a photograph does not necessarily tell you the steps involved in creating such image. A photograph is created using light. The…