Inspirations

Thoughts of the week – Life

I came across this video by philosopher Alan Watts thoughts on life and how thinking of it as a journey is the wrong way to go about it. It seems as though we are constantly waiting for something, waiting to graduate, waiting to enough money to do something, waiting for success and we continue to […]

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Thoughts of the Week – Commitments

As I was finishing up this image, I started thinking about how long it took to get the fine details just right. Then it got me thinking about the commitment and focus involved that we have give to achieve work that has integrity and maturity. As we all know commitment is not always easy. First […]

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Monday’s Photography Inspiration – Bill Brandt

Bill Brandt trained as a photographer in Vienna. After he met poet Ezra Pound and took his portrait in return for which he introduced him to Man Ray in 1929. He then assisted in Ray’s studio in Paris for 3 months, after which he travelled in Europe, settling in London in 1932. in his book, […]

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Monday’s Photography Inspiration – Brassaï

Gyula Halàsz was the photographer know as Brassaï who documented Paris at night in the 1920s. After studying fine art in Budapest in the late 1920, he travelled to Berlin where he became acquainted Lászlo Moholy- Nagy and the painter Wassily Kandinsky. In 1924, he moved to Paris where he remained for the rest of […]

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Monday’s Photography Inspiration – Tim Flach

Tim Flach is a London-based photographer, artist with work in several major international public collections, including the National Media Museum, UK and the Swedish Museum of Natural History. He is best known for his highly conceptual images of animals using principles of human portraiture and a vocabulary of gestures and looks which seem to echo […]

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Monday’s Photography Inspiration – Robert Doisneau

Born in 1912 in Paris, France, Robert Doisneau is considered as one of the most noted photographers. His poetic approach to street photography recorded French everyday life often playful and surreal images. Always charmed by his subjects, he enjoyed finding amusing juxtapositions or oddities of human nature. Doisneau initially studied engraving and lithography at the […]

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