Inspirations, Photography

Monday’s Photography Inspiration – Ara Guler

Ara Guler is a Turkish Armenian photojournalist, nicknamed “the Eye of Istanbul” or “the Photographer of Istanbul”. He was born in born on August 16, 1928 in Beyoglu, Istanbul, Turkey. He studied at the local Getronagan Armenian High School. Owner of a pharmacy on Istiklal Avenue, his father had a wide circle of friends from the art world of the […]

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architecture, Behind The Image

A sense of timing – Minute

They say that in photography timing is everything. Having captured numerous images over the years , I’ve come to believe this to be true. Timing is a skill that can be learned but seeing a photograph does not necessarily tell you the steps involved in creating such image. A photograph is created using light. The […]

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Photography

The process of creating

The process of creating is a process of knowledge and creativity that requires open and flexible mind. Creating for me, means going out taking images and then create the image later with the help of photoshop. In this instance, the capture of the image is simply the first step. The second step in my process […]

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Cityscape, Photography

Being Present

As individuals that lead second lives online, we are expected to have perfect lives. We all know that life is far from perfect. August is an emotionally difficult month for for me. This year’s has been more difficult than past years. I lost someone very dear to me five years ago and her birthday is […]

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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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Photography

My Fine Art Photography Ebook

After writing my first ebook, I did not expect to write another. A few months after publishing my first ebook, I came across a thread discussing why some images are described as fine art. Although, the word fine art is now more widely used, there’s still a lot of debate on what is considered a […]

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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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Behind The Image, Photography

Looking up for a view

When it comes to architecture, looking up is inevitable. Especially in a place like London with all of its skyscrapers. Sooner or later, you end up pointing your camera towards the sky. Some architectural elements can also only reveal their full effect when viewed from below. This particular view demonstrates how powerful this perspective is […]

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