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SCREW YOUR GOALS!!
June 26, 2020

This is Definitely You!   Are you one of those people who every new year incessantly keeps posting all over the internet THIS IS MY YEAR!!!    Are you also one of those people who starts every single year with a massive list of overly ambitious and unrealistic resolutions which you know, you will NEVER EVER EVER ARCHIVE!!   Finally, are you also that person that sets out to turn their big fat selves into a massive, ripped beast and ends up...

4 TIPS ON HOW TO GROW AS AN ARTIST
March 3, 2020

Art and creativity have grown immensely in the last decade. This blow-up of art and creativity has been given a boost by the onset of social media platforms that have been developed within the last decade. It is now easier than ever to create a work of art and showcase it to millions of people across the world.  Within this pursuit of art, every artist you meet will tell you that their journey has been filled with highs and lows. There is a...

CAMERA SENSORS: WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW.
February 18, 2020

In today’s blog let us explore one of the things I had the most difficult time understanding. Camera sensors!! I know you are thinking that this is going to be an overly technical article, talking about microchips and photovoltaic surfaces. Yes, I studied physics in high school and No! I am not intending to take you through a physics lesson. I will simplify things and focus on only what you need to know. What is a camera sensor? A camera...

CAMERA MODES EXPLAINED
February 12, 2020

At the beginning of my photography journey, there were a lot of things that I did not take as much time to study and understand. I simply wanted to make a ton of money from photography and make the best imagery imaginable. Therefore any information that I came across and felt that it did not achieve these two things, I simply tossed it aside and moved on. As I look back, I feel this was a wrong approach to have as a beginner. I carried forward so...

5 THINGS TO CONSIDER IN A PHOTOGRAPHER FOR YOUR VALENTINE SHOOT
February 8, 2020

Valentine’s day is around the corner. You might actually be thinking about getting some images of you done with your significant other. You probably have no idea where to start looking for a photographer. With the massive growth of Instagram in the last few years, everyone seems to have acquired the skill to take amazing and memorable images even on their phones. What you are looking for is someone who will be able to give you some value, great...

THE EXPOSURE TRIANGLE
February 5, 2020

When I started photography, there was a lot that was lacking. I am a self-taught photographer, therefore, had no guidance whatsoever while learning. I knew that at some point I wanted to earn a living from photography but really had no idea whom to apprentice under. Instead of sitting around and waiting for someone to teach me the craft, I bought my own camera and began practising as much as I could. I studied as much as I could form online...

RESURRECT
February 1, 2020

Throughout my life, I have tried so many things. Spoken-word, writing, I once owned a fruit salad business with a friend then, later on, we opened a printing business. My partner started doing design and I started photography. I also forgot the part where I started swimming with the hope that I would one day be participating in the 2016 Olympics. I started all these things, but somewhere along the journey of life, I dropped them. It is only...

WHAT IS EXPOSURE?
January 29, 2020

In photography “exposure” is defined as the amount of light falling per square metre on a camera sensor. To make things a lot less complicated, it is basically the amount of light that is reaching the camera sensor.  Exposure is amongst the first things that most photographers will have to learn and master in their careers. Photography literally means writing with light in Latin, hence why Exposure is a fundamental element of...

HOW TO TEACH YOURSELF PHOTOGRAPHY
January 25, 2020

I believe that if you have found your way to this blog post, you may either be having a difficult time trying to teach yourself photography or you want to know where to start. When I first started photography I was just as blank as you may be right now (I do not know). In this blog post, I will give you seven tips that will guide you through the process of teaching yourself the art of photography, all gathered from my personal experiences. When...

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