Simplicity and Starkness of Black and White

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 [...]

Signature

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 [...]

Monday’s Photography Inspiration – Madame Yevonde

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 [...]

Monday’s Photography Inspiration – Gustav Le Gray

Monday’s Photography Inspiration – Gustav 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 [...]

Monday’s Photography Inspiration – Captain Linnaeus Tripe

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 [...]

Monday’s Photography Inspiration – Landscape photographer Wang Wusheng

Monday’s Photography Inspiration – Landscape photographer Wang Wusheng

Born in 1945 in the city of Wuhu in China's Anhui's Province. What I love about his work is the ethereal beauty of nature and our planet that is portrayed. It reminds me that how beautiful and fragile that our planet is really is. Every time that I see images like this, I am reminded [...]

Happy 2016!!!

Happy 2016!!!

“What can be said in New Year rhymes, That’s not been said a thousand times? The new years come, the old years go, We know we dream, we dream we know. We rise up laughing with the light, We lie down weeping with the night. We hug the world until it stings, We curse it [...]