The Colours of Twilight

Though this picture, Down the Lake, represents a lake at twilight, it looks more or less abstract to me. Abstract photography or painting is based on colour palette and/or composition and the viewer has more freedom as far as the interpretation is concerned. Twilight is the moment between sunset and night. It is divided into…

20 Autumn Quotes to Inspire your Photography

“Winter is an etching, spring a watercolor, summer an oil painting and autumn a mosaic of them all.”  Stanley Horowitz “Autumn is a second spring when every leaf is a flower.” Albert Camus “A tangerine and russet cascade of kaleidoscopic leaves, creates a tapestry of autumn magic upon the emerald carpet of fading summer.” Judith…

Harmony in Three Colours

Some colours may be harmonious when they are displayed together and some may not. The human eye can perceive harmony or disharmony right away as it is a natural instinctive response. We don’t have to think about it to judge it. I haven’t researched on the origin of this response but, even if it is…

The Stone

“Many facets, like a diamond. A diamond that nobody can see as a whole. Some will see one facet, others a second facet but will be blind to the first one that his neighbour can see. I meet you and one of my sides is shining more. Some see only the defects, others see only…

Behind the Mirror – Falling Apart

Though there is a process and an evolution, the Behind the Mirror series is more like a theme than a story. It is based on my personal experience and the philosophical musings it inspired..

Behind the Mirror – Back at Home

Though there is a process and an evolution, the Behind the Mirror series is more like a theme than a story. It is based on my personal experience and the philosophical musings it inspired..

Secrets in the Darkroom

If you think that Photoshop has changed everything, maybe you need to be introduced to the masters of the darkroom before the digital era..

Cornucopia

‘Season of mist and mellow fruitfulness’.. that’s the way the poem goes.. Season of Thanksgiving and harvest festivals.. Season of the Olde Horn of Plenty and the myths of the bountiful Mother Earth.. Times have changed and we no longer need to store food and prepare ourselves for the long and dark winter days.. But…

The Art of Cropping

Aspect ratio, or format, in photography is the proportions of the frame, the relationship between the width and the height of the picture. It depends on the sensor of the camera, but in our digital age, it can be changed in the settings in some types of DSLRs. And it is not without consequences. A…