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

A State Of Calm

During my every day life I find that I am so easily distracted. I could be writing now and then have the urge to get up and turn up Netflix. A simple noise can jostle me out my element and I would get up and leave things half done. However, with photography things are a […]

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Inspirations, Photography

Monday’s Photography Inspiration – Jerome Liebling

Jérôme Liebling was an American photographer, director and teacher, he was born on April 14th, 1924 in Harlem and died on July 27th, 2011 in Northampton, Massachusetts. He grew up in poverty in the Bensonhurst neighborhood of Brooklyn. In 1942, Liebling dropped out during the first semester from the Brooklyn University and joined the Second […]

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Behind The Image, Photography

The Unexpected

If you’ve been in photography for a while, you will know by now that not all images are planned. I pride myself on planning and visualising my images before creating them. However, I’ve recently noticed that my personal favourites are the ones that are unplanned. There’s something about the unexpected part of this image that […]

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Inspirations, Photography

Monday’s Photography Inspiration – Sol Libsohn

“I believe in functional photography because it has the quality of extreme clarity and to the audience a vivid realism. Documentation of a social scene is one of the functions to which photography is particularly well adapted.” – Sol Libsohn   A New Yorker by birth, Mr. Libsohn taught himself how to take pictures after […]

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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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architecture, Behind The Image, Photography

The comfort in symmetry

I was one of those kids that loved reading and loved maths and geometry. Later on, when I became interested in photography, composition to me became about seeing patterns. Patterns that are pleasing to the eye. Seeing things that stand out easily to me. On the other hand, I also avidly go out of my […]

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