Behind The Image, Photography

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 […]

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Behind The Image, Photography

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 […]

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Behind The Image, Photography

Worries! Worries! Wrong Worries!

Although last year has undoubtedly be our hardest but it was my most productive. After losing my job just like many others, I decided not to worry too much about things that I cannot change. Instead I chose to created a daily routine that included for a new job along with creating new work. I […]

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Behind The Image, Photography

Talent vs Dedication

At the beginning of the week I was having a conversation with a friend I’ve wondered more than once. Someone with no art education just like me started a conversation about skill versus talent. It leads to the same question whether art is a skill or a talent? As an adult, I used to use […]

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Behind The Image, Cityscape, Photography

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 […]

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Behind The Image, Photography

Putting yourself out there

I was watching the Brene Brown talk on Netflix last week and there’s a point that she made that greatly identified with. If I tell you that I am on Instagram and other social media sites but very few of my followers on this platform know about this blog, would you believe me? Yes, you […]

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Inspirations

Monday’s Photography Inspiration – Thomas Annan

Thomas Annan was a Scottish photographer known for being the first to record the poor housing conditions of the poor. Originally from Dairsie in Fife,  Annan moved to Glasgow as an apprentice engraver, and was friendly with a trainee Chemist called, Berwick. They set up business together in 1855 as photographers. Berwick then left to […]

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Cityscape, Photography

Noises, Doubts & Wishes!!!

Here’s to silencing the noises, the doubts and the questions Here’s to listening to that little voice Here’s to perseverance Here’s to believing that wishes do come true Here’s to reaching for the stars Here’s to a another prosperous year. Happy birthday to me!!

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Inspirations

Monday’s Photography Inspiration – Marc Riboud

Marc Riboud was a French photojournalist with an incredible body work that I believe everyone should be familiar with. He is best known for his extensive reports on the Far East – The Three Banners of China, Face of North Vietnam, Visions of China, and In China. Until 1951 he was an engineer in Lyon […]

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Inspirations

Monday’s Photography Inspiration – Emil Otto Hoppé

Emil Otto Hoppé (1878-1972) was one of the most important art and documentary photographers of the modern era. Hoppe was born in Munich on the 14 April 1878. He moved to London at the turn of the century, where he began experimenting with photography. Beginning art photography in 1903 Hoppé was admitted as a member […]

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