Photography

The beauty of difference

Just like many photographers, I have an Instagram account and I check my feed more often than I care to admit. More often I find that I get bored with what I see. Just like many social media networks out there, you can find great and inspiring photographers. However, I tend to see the same […]

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Inspirations

Monday’s Photography Inspiration – Hiroshi Sugimoto

Hiroshi Sugimoto  is a Japanese photographer currently dividing his time between Tokyo, Japan and New York City, United States. sugimoto described his work as a time capsule for a series of events in time. His work also focuses on transience of life and the conflict between life and death. He is deeply influenced by the […]

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Monday’s Photography Inspiration – Elliott Erwitt

Elliott Erwitt was an American advertising and documentary photographer born in Paris in 1928. He along with his family immigrated to the US when he was 10 years old settling in Los Angeles. He studied photography and filmmaking at Los Angeles City College and the New School for Social Research. He was drafted into the […]

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Monday’s Photography Inspiration – Fan Ho

Born in Shanghaï, China, in 1931, Ho fist picked up a camera at the age of 13 when his father gave him a Rolleiflex twin lens camera. After moving to Hong Kong later on, he bean to document life on the streets of the bustling city. Largely self- taught, his photos display a fascination with […]

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Monday’s Photography Inspiration – Frederick H. Evans

Frederick H. Evans was a British photographer known for his platinum prints of architectural interiors of English and French cathedrals. Little is known of Evan’s early life. He initially owned a small bookshop in London where many artists and writers, including George Bernard Shaw and Audrey Beardsley came together. Frederick Evans took some portraits of his […]

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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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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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