Tetradic colour harmony

The Colours of Great Photography: Part 2

In this article you’ll find some additional and more complex colour harmonies that will help you make your photography great. If you haven’t read “The Colours of Great Photography Part 1′ I recommend starting there!

Red colour

The Colours of Great Photography: Part 1

What makes a great photograph? Sure, there’s composition and lighting, but colour plays an immensely important role too, so much so that it can make or break a photograph that’s perfectly composed and well lit.

emotion in photography and editing

Editing, but for real.

When we talk about editing or the editing process in photography, it is often believed that we are making reference to the post-processing or digital retouching of a photograph when in fact, we are not.
In reality, editing a photographic work is one of the most difficult things to do in photography and especially when we have to do it with our own work.

Inspiration for 2018

Have you ever felt demotivated or uninspired when it comes to photography? If so, don’t worry it happens to all of us from time to time and to help you out we have prepared a list of ideas and tips so that this 2018 you’ll be more motivated and inspired than ever!

Photographing Nepal

One of the qualities of the Nepali people is that they have absolutely no problem whatsoever in being photographed, so much so, that often times they don’t even notice that you are taking photos of them.

Taking photos in Morocco

Taking photos in Morocco is difficult. Full Stop. But here are some practical tips that will help you make the most out of the situation whilst in Morocco.

Morocco: The ingredients for a great trip

When travelling to a new country, having the right attitude and an open mind are two things that play into the overall experience of the place and often determine whether you leave with a positive or negative impression. I find that this is especially true in Morocco and important if you want to enjoy the country to its fullest.

They say it’s not the camera, but actually, it is

When talking about professional photographers, the image of a man wearing an unbecoming pocket-filled vest, carrying two or more huge cameras, a tripod and several telephoto lenses is often what springs to mind for many people. When they see someone approaching with a tiny camera and a couple of fixed lenses they are often puzzled…

Nepal – 5 Social Etiquette Tips

When travelling to other countries, it’s important to respect the culture that you are visiting and in order to do so, you need to know a little bit about the local customs. So on that note, here are a few things that I think are useful to know about Nepal.

Rainbow Flags & Blue Diamonds

In a society where arranged marriages are commonplace, men hold hands, the show of affection (between people of opposite sex) in public is frowned upon and transvestites are not in plain sight (at least not to the extent that they are in places like Thailand), it’s hard to asses, as a tourist, where Nepal stands with regards to LGBTI (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Intersex) rights.

Photographing strangers in Street Photography

The great thing about street photography is that it is inexhaustible in terms of experiences, learning and creativity. Here are some thoughts and a couple of tricks for street photography that I have been using to this very day.

Nepal – 5 Health Precautions

Often times avoiding getting sick is about taking the right precautions. So, on that note, here are 5 things could make all the difference when travelling to Nepal.

Collected Stories of Rural Nepal – Part I.

When speaking of his interest in the rural countryside John Sandford says: “Things happen out there that are very strange to city dwellers”. Now I’m not entirely sure that it’s because I’m a city girl, but strange things did indeed happen to me whilst living in rural Nepal.

Interview – The Photographer behind ‘Humans of Barcelona’.

“I came to the conclusion that I wanted to portray Barcelona through its people…and on the 10th of October 2010, ‘Humans of Barcelona’ was born”.

The Ghost Towns of Nepal

That the 2015 earthquake in Nepal was devastating is known by all, but, what many people don’t know is that of the almost 9000 people killed, more than half of them died in Sindhupalchowk. 96.8% of the houses were destroyed (64565 houses in total!) and the rescue of survivors was made near impossible due to the obliteration of roads such as the Araniko highway.

Nepal – 5 Things to include in your suitcase.

Aside from what you would normally pack for any trip, these are 5 additional things that I would recommend including in your suitcase if you are travelling to Nepal.

The road less travelled…

or How a wrong turn led to meeting the minister of tourism, culture and aviation of Nepal.

The fastest “Autofocus” in the world

Survival buffs say that if you are in the mountains and it starts to rain, the best thing to do is not to get frustrated because no matter how much energy you put into trying to stay dry, in the end the rain always wins; you’ll just be more tired and angry as well as being wet.

Interview – Western Tandoori & Naan House

The Tandoori and Naan house sits along Amrit marg, a less touristic street that’s parallel to Thamel. This tiny restaurant, wedged between a travel agency and a private home with a bright blue door, would go completely unnoticed if it weren’t for the constant queue of people outside.