Culture and art have walked hand in hand since the beginning of time where a jade carved axe head was admired in prehistoric times . Art like culture transforms and evolves over time and has seen massive changes through the revolutions of the last two centuries . High Art still remains an elite collectible or may […]
I’ve been involved in the framing and photographic industries for the last 25 years and its interesting to hear peoples views about what hangs on their walls at home ! The image below shows an image of mine , its a photographic print face mounted to acrylic . The size is 1200 x 600 mm and […]
When you walk into a room with a beautifully presented image it STOPS you in you tracks ! The first question people usually ask is “who took that ? ” ……… When a client orders prints or ready to hang products like acrylic or canvas prints off a photographer ,they are paying , and usually […]
“Slow down and smell the roses “ Do you remember the last time you walked past a bakery and the smell overtook your senses ….. the next 30 meters seemed to be in slow motion as you enjoy the familiar aromas ……. Try this in your car !!! We have all heard these types of sayings […]
We have all heard the saying ” A picture is worth a thousand words’ A thousand words can be very powerful …. Winston Churchill “We Shall Fight On the Beaches” Mahatma Gandhi “Quit India “ Martin Luther King “I Have a Dream” My point is words are powerful and words conjure equally powerful images in […]
As a socially acceptable norm things like fashion ,cars and hair are continually updating . These industries thrive on our vanity and often relate to how we want people to perceive us . Technology on the other hand has an inbuilt obsolescence .Old technology is put aside as new technology evolves . Innovation and design […]
Colour or B&W is the question ? The answers is subject to personal opinion . There is no wright or wrong , however you don’t want to make the wrong choice before purchasing a piece of art . The digital age is perfect for superimposing photos on walls to get a perfect perception of how […]
The rule of thirds may help you try to balance your pictures . Placing objects on the intersection of imaginary lines that cut the frame into thirds is a good way to start when trying to balance composition in a shot . Remember rules are not always meant to be followed !
Shooting a mud crab for a restaurant last week, It looked so interesting i thought i might take a shot for the Gallery Shot in natural soft light . I had the light coming in from the side very low to produce the highlight on the claw. I bounced some light back in from the […]
This is one of my favourite backgrounds , it has so much character and lends itself to blend with the subject adding to the shot as a whole .