Monday’s Photography Inspiration – LeRoy “Granny” Grannis

LeRoy “Granny” Grannis was a veteran sports photographer born in August, 1917. He is best known for his surfing and sea related images from the 1960s. The New York Times dubbed him “the godfather of surf photography. He was born in Hermosa Beach, California meant that he had been living on a beachfront since his childhood. By the…

London Marathon 2014 – Part 1

Good morning everybody, Yes!!! It’s Monday again. It seems that the year is going much faster than usual. Not only we are in April but Easter is literally just around the corner. That’s enough complaints for a day…… After my post, am sure you would expect some architectural images but I wouldn’t be me without…

Photography and Music

Ever since I was young, music played an important part in life. I have a very eclectic taste when it comes to music and what I listen to daily varies on my mood and even what I am doing. When I am editing, I need to have some type of music in the background, it…

National History Museum London

Hi everyone, How’s everyone’s week been? Sorry I missed my regular wednesday post yesterday. With all the softwares on my laptop, it haas become painfully slow. It sometimes takes about 30mins just to save a RAW image which is frustrating to say the least. In my post about Sebastião Salgado exposition, I mentioned that it…

7 ways to fight photographers block

Hope everyone’s week started well!! Just like writers, photographers can also feel uninspired. You want to shoot but you feel frustration set in because you don’t know what, where to shoot. The below are what I like to do to help me get out of this funk. 1- Go out and start shooting Who says…

The bus stand – A black & white urban landscape image

Good morning everybody!! Hope everyone had a great week and looking forward to the weekend. The image below, I took on my way to meet my friend. It goes to show that when they say that you always need to have a camera with you at all times. On the other hand, carrying a DSLR…

Inspiration is a good thing

As a photographer, it be can easy to get bored or feel uninspired especially when you have so many ideas in mind but unable to make them into a reality for some reason or other. On my way today, I was reading an article in Black+White Photography magazine, and I came across an article on…

Becoming a better photographer

Hope everyone had a wonderful weekend!! If you’ve been following me for a while, you’ll know that one of the people that have been helpful for me during my journey is Ted Forbes. He’s the man behind The Art Of Photography. He has been a great source for me technique wise and also inspiration. One…

To HDR or Not To HDR?

In the photographic community, HDR is still sensitive subject. Some photographers use it as a way to bring bring information out in shadows that would otherwise be lost. Good example is in Night photography.   On the other side of the spectrum, it is a processing technique that is part of their work. HDR when…