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It might sound strange to suggest that painters can teach us anything about photography. I believe, though, that any creative pursuit springs from the same space within us – whether it’s photography, writing, painting or even making exquisitely beautiful cakes. Creativity comes from a desire to express ourselves, to verbalize our experiences, thoughts, ideas and […]
I’m including some photos from yesterday morning, when there was lightning over the sea just before dawn. I captured these from my balcony. It was so epic! Hello friends, How are you all doing today? I hope today is good for you and your loved ones. Di and I have been bowled over by all […]
“London goes beyond any boundary or convention. It contains every wish or word ever spoken, every action or gesture ever made, every harsh or noble statement ever expressed. It is illimitable. It is Infinite London.” Peter Ackroyd, London I spent almost twenty years shooting London, in particular at the dawn hours for my two books […]
“Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.” Leonardo da Vinci Hello everyone, Today I have a cool photo challenge for you. This simplicity challenge has been inspired by this photo that I took a few years ago in Fes, Morocco: I really loved the simple lines and colours. It makes me happy to find something clear and clean […]
Hello everyone, Today I’m sharing some interesting ideas that I think will help you leap into a good photo practice if you are stuck in a rut or struggling to get inspired. 1. Photography should always bring you joy A few days ago, we were having lunch with some friends and one of them mentioned […]
One thing I haven’t written about before is abstract photography. And you may have seen it is a genre of photography I really enjoy – but it isn’t something I think about as separate from my other images. In fact I don’t consider myself a genre-specific photographer. For me, sticking to specific genres is so […]
Photographer Ernst Haas taught me that anything could be a subject, and that it is only our curiosity and awareness that limits us in photography.
6 ideas from the master photographer Henri Cartier-Bresson that will help improve your photos and inspire your creativity.
Hey friends What a strange year this has been, right? Yet curiously this has been a year in which I have probably taken the greatest leaps in my photography for some time. I’ve been pushed into being more creative, more expressive and more imaginative with less resources that I have for a long time. It’s […]
Hey folks, How are you today? I hope things are good and you are doing some interesting things with your photography at the moment. As usual I am always thinking of ways to teach and inspire you, and I am really excited about today’s article because it is jam-packed with some really useful ideas + […]
Hey friends, Hope today is excellent for you! Every few months we write an article for Digital Photography School and this months is a cracker! The article is inspired by the creative genius that was Van Gogh. 7 Things Van Gogh Can Teach Us About Photography He really inspires me, not just with the art […]
I recently created a membership site for people who want to learn my artist-led approach to photography. It’s been a freakin awesome experience! We have so much fun learning together, sharing photos, giving and getting feedback, doing live classes – all backed up with my library of recorded courses and classes which are…well why should […]
My new free Photo Facebook group: The Art of the Image Monthly Class + Challenge + Critiquing Our new Facebook group will be focused around three things: MONTHLY CLASS A deep, deep dive into one photo subject that I am really passionate about and want to share. MONTHLY PHOTO CHALLENGE I will then set a […]
Hey folks, How are you? I hope life is good, and you and yours are safe and well. Last week I had the pleasure of doing a live critique of the submissions from our latest photo challenge. We themed the challenge around my Masterclass on How to Tell Stories with your Images. (And if you didn’t […]
Hey friends, How are you? Have you photographed an awesome subject – then felt disappointed that your images don’t capture the brilliance of what you saw? Your subject gets lost in the background, the subject doesn’t pop, the image falls flat in someway. Frustrating right?! Well you might be getting trapped in the problem of […]
“How lovely yellow is! It stands for the sun.” Vincent Van Gogh Hello friends, How are you? I hope life is good and you are happy and well wherever you are. Today I want to dive into a lesson all about colour. I have already done articles on the colours purple and blue and one […]
I wanted to share some of the best articles we have written over the years that we have been told have created the biggest impact on people’s photography. These are articles that will help you expand your perception of photography, help you awaken your inner artist and give you techniques and skills so you can […]
We are moving away from the temporary, surface activities that are fun for a while but bring us nothing really deeply meaningful.
When we are taking photos we are actually making an effort to be here in this world. To have experiences that mean more to us than the meaningless things that are on offer elsewhere.
Hey folks, How are you doing right now? I hope things are good wherever you are. This is Diana today, hello! The more we are in lockdown the more Anthony and I are asking ourselves, what are we learning from this experience? What can we do with this time to help us live and create […]
I look at many people’s photographs and I’ve noticed that how people take photos is in direct correlation to how they live their day to day lives. This may not sound like a startlingly profound fact but, put simply: your personality can create the biggest barrier to achieving interesting and unique photographs. It’s not your […]