Cityscape, Photography

Being Present

As individuals that lead second lives online, we are expected to have perfect lives. We all know that life is far from perfect. August is an emotionally difficult month for for me. This year’s has been more difficult than past years. I lost someone very dear to me five years ago and her birthday is […]

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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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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

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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architecture, Behind The Image

City of Arts Couplet

Travel, photography and architecture for me goes hand in hand, so my first to the City of Arts was carefully planned. My stay in Valencia was for five days as it was the only days that I could have off work. The hotel I used on my stay was five mins walk from the City […]

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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

Learning the craft of photography

One thing that I love about photography is the constant learning. There’s always some new to learn. We all have different ways to learn. In this digital age, we are lucky enough to have YouTube, google and many amazing platforms available to all of us to learn from. Some of which are free and some […]

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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, Photography

The art of imperfection

Perfection – we all seek it in our photography, even though we all know that realistically it is simply unattainable. From time to time, I get the idea of the perfect image in my mind. Then I chase it until I produce it. Aiming high is always a good thing but it can lead to […]

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