Behind The Image, Photography

Minimalism and Me

There is something about minimalist images that always bring us a sense of peace and calm. Early on in my photography, not only did I not know what minimalism was, neither did I think that it would feature heavily in my work now. My entire life has been spent living in a city. Although I […]

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architecture, Behind The Image

Repeated Patterns

Although my work can be on the abstract side from time to time, I’ve found myself noticing patterns that surround me. Just like in nature, architecture also has plenty of patterns if we pay attention. More often I notice these patterns, more intrigued I am at what I see. The repeated patterns and organisation are […]

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architecture, Behind The Image

On The Edge

On the North bank right across the river from the Shard, there’s an intriguing building. The façade is completely made out of glass. However, it is not the façade that drew me but its intricate design. The building is an 11 storey high rise office building that embodies modernism. Unfortunately, there is no information about […]

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architecture, Behind The Image

The beauty of light

If you google light in photography, you will find all types of guides on understanding artificial and natural light and how to shape it for various uses. There’s nothing wrong with these sources however this isn’t what I want to talk about. For me, there is nothing more intriguing to me than dark, moody and […]

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Behind The Image, Photography

The benefit of practicing our photography

Although I’ve picked up my first camera for almost ten years, they are still many aspects of photography that I still love and many aspects that keep me curious. One thing that I often do is practice my photography. In this instance, I am not talking about capturing images but practicing different aspects of my […]

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Inspirations, Photography

Monday’s Photography Inspiration – Rodney Smith

“Photography, with all it’s myriad of critics, curators, pundits, have simply followed the leader. Everyone is chasing each other’s tail, desperate for anything that strikes them as different.” – Rodney Smith Rodney Lewis Smith was a portrait photographer born in New York City in 1947. After he studied English Literature and Religious Studies at University […]

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Behind The Image, Photography

Discretion

While putting together the slideshow for my first ever talk, I mentioned that I always name my images. Naming each one of the images that I create is a way for me to further personalise my image. Since the main subject of the images that I share is architecture, it is easy to assume that […]

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Behind The Image, Photography

Ágora

Valencia, more precisely the City of Arts has been popular amongst photographers since its completion in 2009. It has always been on my list of architecture to see. The structure I am sharing today is that of Agora. A diaphanous large hall built of steel arches, and a roof made in glass. It is meant […]

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