Photography

Monday’s Photography Inspiration – Martine Frank

“I feel concerned at what is happening in the world, and involved in what surrounds me. I do not wish merely to “document”, I want to know why a certain thing bothers me or attracts me, and how a situation can affect the person involved,” – Martine Franck  Martine Frank was a British-Belgian documentary photographer […]

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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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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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architecture, Behind The Image, Photography

Unexpected

Some days start normally and end with some surprises. Days like these are far and few between so I love going back and review them especially when these memories have images attached to them. Since I work full time, I set out time to capture images. These are usually weekends. Just like any other day, […]

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Inspirations

Monday’s Photography Inspiration – Mario Cravo Neto

A Brazilian photographer whose work spans many genre, image-making, painting and sculpture. His work shows a dark enigmatic and harsh city, where lonely souls roam, and where the dirt and filth of the streets lie alongside big limousines, the riches, the luxury. Born into a family of artists, Mario started his training early under the […]

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Inspirations

What is a personal calling?

“It is God’s blessing, it is the path that God chose for you here on Earth. Whenever we do something that fills us with enthusiasm, we are following our legend. However, we don’t all have the courage to confront our own dream. Why? There are four obstacles. First we are told from childhood onwards that […]

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Inspirations

10 quotes inspirational to start the week

To some degree, I’ve always found some comfort in inspirational quotes.  Not necessarily by artists, photographers or famous personalities but simple sentences found in books, articles etc…. It is surprising the amount of these quotes I have written in notebooks, pieces of papers or on my phone. Here are a few favourites: “People think dreams […]

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Inspirations

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, […]

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Inspirations

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 […]

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Inspirations

Monday Photography Inspiration – Sebastião Salgado

Hi everyone, Hope you all had a wonderful weekend!!! The photographer that I would like to talk about today is Sebastião Salgado. Not only does he work inspires me a lot but also the aim for his work. His images depicts the complexities of the human conditions and wildlife. His work is depicted in black […]

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