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…

Encapsulated knowledge

As a child, I was encouraged to read and explore. So I frequent museums quite often. However, not all museums are built the same. Case in point, the National History Museum right here in London. Not only is it a fascinating place to visit, the architecture is what draws me there all the time. It is…

Monday’s Photography Inspiration – Minor White

Minor White was an American photographer and is one of the masters of photographic modernism. his first creative efforts were in poetry and he took took 5 years to complete a sequence of a hundred sonnets while working as a waiter and bartender. It is after moving to Portland in 1938 that his photography career began. First,…

Making and Creating Magic

In this day and age, it is so easy for us to be more concerned about the gear we need, what new we should buy, what new camera is coming out next that we forget why we started taking photographs. Just like many others out there, I thought that I was not creative and that…

Time for something different – City of London

  For someone with an extremely short attention span (except when watching TV), it is good for me to with things up. For a while now, I’ve been wanting to shoot Cityscape but from my own perspective. With so many tall buildings in London with viewing areas, it is so easy to capture exactly what…

Monday Photography Inspiration – Alfred Stieglitz

“Photography is not an art. Neither is painting, literature or music. They are only different media for the individual to express his aesthetic feelings. You do not have to be a painter or a sculptor to be an artist. You maybe a shoemaker. You may be creative as such. And, if so, you are a…

Life begins at the end of your comfort zone

I am one of those people that sit around with numerous ideas floating around my head that it can get quite difficult to sleep sometimes. So how do I solve this problem? The only solution is to get the ideas out and get things done. It is easier said than done. You may wonder about…

When was the last time you did something different?

When was the last time you did something different? That’s a very good question! We all get so comfortable or trying to get the handle a new technique that we for get to try something new. The best thing I’ve learned about photography is that even if you are learning something new, it is a…

Photography and growth

I’ve always been a fan of going back to see your old works and see your progress. To be honest, I’ve come across a few images that made me cringe and a lot that I would not change. It’s a great thing to see that my style is changing and I like it quite a…