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’s Photography Inspiration – Ernst Hass

“Photography is a bridge between science and art. It brings to science what it needs most, the artistic sense and to art art proof that nothing can be imagined which cannot be matched in the counterpoints of nature” – Ernst Haas Ernst Haas is one of the most important figures of the 20th Century. He […]

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Photography

Monday Photography Inspiration – Julius Schulman

Julius Shulman was born in Brooklyn in 1910, and his interest in photography started after taking on the subject in high school. He later attended the Univertsin of Berkeley where he earned pocket money by selling his photographs to fellow students. In 1936 he returned to Los Angeles and was enlisted by a friend to take photographs […]

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Cityscape

Time for something different – City of London

  For someone with an extremely short attention span (except when watching TV), it is good for me to with things up. For a while now, I’ve been wanting to shoot Cityscape but from my own perspective. With so many tall buildings in London with viewing areas, it is so easy to capture exactly what […]

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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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Photography

What does creativity mean to you?

Creativity is not about making things (even though it is does qualify). For me, creativity is about seeing ordinary things and seeing in them in a new light. The simple act of creating things has a way of changing who we are and affecting all areas of our lives. Creativity allows us to see the […]

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