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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Inspirations, Photography

Monday’s Photography Inspiration – Max Dupain

Max Dupain was Australia’s most respected and influential modernist black & white photographer of the 20th century. Dupain was considered the pioneer of modernism in Australian photography, an approach that departed from the sentimentality of soft focused, nostalgic imagery to the simplified world of light contrasts, sharp focus, varying angles and creative compositions. Dupain received […]

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Behind The Image, Photography

Simplicity and Starkness of Black and White

“Black and white is mix of toughest simplicity and easiest complexity.” ― Vikrmn, Corpkshetra Striking photographs do not have to be of anything in particular, it is the way you compose them that counts. Bold shapes, strong lines, rich tones and arresting camera angles can turn everyday subjects into exciting images. The further removed from reality they […]

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Behind The Image, Photography

Signature

This year has probably been my less productive year since I first picked a camera. I photographed less not only because my camera stopped working around this time last year and I am yet to put together enough money to repair it. I did manage to borrow a camera from a friend for a few […]

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Inspirations

Monday’s Photography Inspiration – Lee Miller

” It seems to me that women have a bigger chance at success in Photography than men… Women are quicker and more adaptable than men. And I think they have an intuition that helps them understand personalities more quickly than men.” – Lee Miller Elizabeth “Lee” Miller was born in Poughkeepsie, New York. Her father,Theodore […]

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Inspirations, Photography

Monday’s Photography Inspiration – Madame Yevonde

Madame Yevonde was an English photographer born on the 5th January 1893 in Streatham, South London. Educated in liberal schools in the UK, France and Belgium, she joined the suffragette movement in 1910. Upon leaving school, she returned to the family home in Bromley, Kent and became active in suffragette activities, but realising that she was […]

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Exhibitions & News

The Photography Show 2018

This time last week I was very much looking forward to visiting the show this year. After getting home from work on Friday, I got packing for the weekend only to realise to my amazement that another blizzard was on its way. To say that I am over winter is an understatement.   Arrived at […]

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Inspirations, Photography

My first zine……

I’ve been creating for a while now and  I felt that I need something tangible. Something that would allow me to push myself further in my work. There’s nothing better than seeing  your work printed. You can also learn so much through printing. All the flaws, every little thing that you may have missed, everything […]

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Inspirations

Monday’s Photography Inspiration – Gustave Le Gray

Gustave Le Gray was referred to as  “the most important French photographer of the nineteenth century” because of his technical innovations in the still new medium of photography, his role as the teacher of other noted photographers, and “the extraordinary imagination he brought to picture making”. Le Gray was born near Paris where studied painting […]

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Inspirations

Monday’s Photography Inspiration – Captain Linnaeus Tripe

Captain Linnaeus Tripe  was a British photographer and between 1854 and 1860, Tripe produced an unprecedented series of photographs documenting the landscape and cultural artefacts of south India and Burma. As an officer in the British army, he traveled with diplomatic expeditions, creating a visual inventory of celebrated archaeological sites and monuments, religious and secular […]

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