Photography

Making and Creating Magic

In this day and age, it is so easy for us to be more concerned about the gear we need, what new we should buy, what new camera is coming out next that we forget why we started taking photographs. Just like many others out there, I thought that I was not creative and that […]

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Inspirations, Photography

Monday Photography Inspiration – Yousuf Karsh

Yousuf Karsh is one of the masters of 20th Century photography. He was an Armenian – Canadian portrait photographer born in Turkey in 1908. He worked most of his life in Ottawa and died in 2002. During his career, he held 14,312 sittings and produced over 150 000 negatives. His extraordinary body of work is really […]

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Cityscape

Time for something different – City of London

  For someone with an extremely short attention span (except when watching TV), it is good for me to with things up. For a while now, I’ve been wanting to shoot Cityscape but from my own perspective. With so many tall buildings in London with viewing areas, it is so easy to capture exactly what […]

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Photography

Monday Photography Inspiration – Ezra Stoller

Ezra Stoller was an architectural photographer between the 1930s and 1980s. Just like Balthazar Korab, Stoller was also an architect. He began photographing buildings, models and sculpture during he studies. After his graduation, he worked with Paul Strand in the Office of Emergency Management before he was drafted in 1942 as a photographer at the […]

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Inspirations

Monday Photography Inspiration – Alfred Stieglitz

“Photography is not an art. Neither is painting, literature or music. They are only different media for the individual to express his aesthetic feelings. You do not have to be a painter or a sculptor to be an artist. You maybe a shoemaker. You may be creative as such. And, if so, you are a […]

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Photography

What does creativity mean to you?

Creativity is not about making things (even though it is does qualify). For me, creativity is about seeing ordinary things and seeing in them in a new light. The simple act of creating things has a way of changing who we are and affecting all areas of our lives. Creativity allows us to see the […]

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Photography

Life begins at the end of your comfort zone

I am one of those people that sit around with numerous ideas floating around my head that it can get quite difficult to sleep sometimes. So how do I solve this problem? The only solution is to get the ideas out and get things done. It is easier said than done. You may wonder about […]

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Inspirations

When was the last time you did something different?

When was the last time you did something different? That’s a very good question! We all get so comfortable or trying to get the handle a new technique that we for get to try something new. The best thing I’ve learned about photography is that even if you are learning something new, it is a […]

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Inspirations, Photography

Photography and growth

I’ve always been a fan of going back to see your old works and see your progress. To be honest, I’ve come across a few images that made me cringe and a lot that I would not change. It’s a great thing to see that my style is changing and I like it quite a […]

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