Inspirations

Thoughts of the week – Life

I came across this video by philosopher Alan Watts thoughts on life and how thinking of it as a journey is the wrong way to go about it. It seems as though we are constantly waiting for something, waiting to graduate, waiting to enough money to do something, waiting for success and we continue to […]

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Monday’s Photography Inspiration – Auguste Sander

Since the mid- nineteenth century, photography has played an increasingly vital role in the recording and interpretation of history. One of the most amitious documentary projects ever undertaken was conceived by the German photographer, August Sander. He took up photography as a teenager, while working at a local mine. He spent his military service from […]

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Inspirations

Monday’s Photography Inspiration – Robert Capa

Born Endre Erno Friedmann in Budapest in 1923, he began making photographs in 1930. The following year, he settlled in Berlin, where he began a career with the Dephot picture agency. He fled to Paris in 1933, to escape the Nazi regime. There, he adopted a subtle name change to André Friedmann. In Paris, he […]

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Monday’s Photography Inspiration – Margaret Bourke-White

Margaret Bourke – White was an American documentary photographer. She studied under Clarence White, whose school was unique in the United States in being the only one devoted to teaching art photography and the principles of modernism. She began working as an industrial photographer, producing a significant body of work for Otis Steel Company in […]

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Photography

Thoughts of the Week – Commitments

As I was finishing up this image, I started thinking about how long it took to get the fine details just right. Then it got me thinking about the commitment and focus involved that we have give to achieve work that has integrity and maturity. As we all know commitment is not always easy. First […]

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Photography

Reminiscing and sorting through the noise

I really wanted to start the week with inspiration but I feel like last week is not over for me as yet. I have a few things to go over. Let me start by apologising with the random here ant there posts. My schedule has recently changed which means that I have less time to […]

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Photography

Christmas Comes Early……….

Last week I went to photograph the Christmas Lights on Regent Street. The streets were flooded with twinkling lights. Stores were glistening with all sorts of coloured lights. Anyone looking forward to Christmas? Happy Monday Everybody!!!

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