Duty to Experiment: The Photography of Alexander Rodchenko

“Our duty is to Experiment.” Alexander Rodchenko (1891-1956) Even if you haven’t heard of the Russian photographer Alexander Rodchenko – who created his iconic photography during the first decades of the 20th century – there’s a chance you’ve come across … Read more →

Ricoh GR Five-Year Review: Still Going Strong

Ricoh GR is probably my all-time favourite camera. I won’t be exaggerating too much when I say that it’s been love at first sight. I bought my Ricoh GR not long after it was released in 2013 and have been … Read more →

Architectural Photography Lighting

In brief: The three kinds of lights used by architectural photographers are the flash lights, ambient lights and the natural light. Using a camera flash in interior photography, it’s important to make the light source as large as possible. To … Read more →

Wilderness Idea: The Environmental Photography of Ansel Adams

In brief: Ansel Adams is possibly the best known landscape photographer to have lived in the 20th century. Before becoming a full-time photographer, Adams studied music and contemplated seriously on becoming a classical pianist. Ansel Adams is a co-creator of … Read more →

On Fame and Photography: The André Kertész Story

In brief: Fame can be a fickle thing: sometimes the ones who would deserve it the most go without it in their life and only get recognition posthumously. For André Kertész, acknowledgement did come during his life but he felt … Read more →

Ten Ways You and Your Camera See Differently

In brief: The human eye and the lens of a camera have similar components to them. The iris of our eye represents the glass in the lens. The retina, on which the image is focused inside our eyes, can be … Read more →

Three Ways to Remove an Object from Your Photo with Photoshop

In brief: Removing objects and people from images with Photoshop is a routine task for photographers. Even before digital photography, images were often manipulated in the physical darkroom. Commercial photography, as well as art photography, is rarely concerned about replicating … Read more →

The Decisive Moment: The Life and Photography of Henri Cartier-Bresson

In brief: Henri Cartier-Bresson is one of the most important photographers in the 20th century. He practiced ‘humanistic photography’, based on the ideals of the Enlightenment Cartier-Bresson’s term ‘Decisive Moment’ refers to the fleeting meaningful instant captured by the camera … Read more →

Can You Read Photography?

In brief: A photograph portrays the world but it’s also a depiction of the person who made it. If you know how to read it, a photo can tell you a lot about the photographer’s experience, interests and character. Bad … Read more →

How to Take Charge of Your Photography Lighting

In brief: Light is made up of tiny straight lines moving in wave motion. These waves are measured in nanometres. Human eye can see wavelengths ranging from 400 to 700 nm When light comes in contact with a surface, it … Read more →

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