The voices within

We all hear voices and whether they are our own is entirely a different thing. We are surrounded by them. They can be our own, others even friends or family. Things get complicated when we are surrounded by too many external voices and forget to listen to our own. It is well known that artists…

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…

Monday’s Photography Inspiration – Paul Martin

“Pictorialism never really had the same interest for me as the real snapshot – that is, people and things as the man on the street sees them.” – Paul Martin   Paul Augustus Martin was born in Herbeuville, France in 1864 in Alsace-Lorraine, but in the wake of the Franco-Prussian war and experiencing dire poverty during the Paris Commune fled…

Monday’s Photography Inspiration – Brett Weston

One of the things I enjoy is learning from the Masters which is why I started these inspiration posts. Not only do they help us keep a perspective on our work but I learn personally learn a lot from. Through these posts, I have come across many photographers bot well known and unknown. One of…