Fabrice CIlpa

Interview with Fabrice Cilpa, photographer and founder of life_is_Street

With 909.263 posts on Instagram, the hashtag life_is_street is probably one of the ones you’re using if you’re into street photography, and if you’re not, you should be since Fabrice Cilpa, founder of the famous street photography “feature” account, is one of the best photographic editors of this social network.

sixstreetunder Craig Whitehead

Interview with Craig Whitehead aka Sixstreetunder

Amongst all the noise of a social network like Instagram, Craig Whitehead aka @sixstreetunder, is one of those photographers that catches your eye and through his use of colour, composition and his attention to detail, makes you feel the rain, the colours and the light of his city.

composition fibonacci

Composition is easy if you know how to do it.

The word composition comes from the Latin compositio, -onis, derived from compositium, which means to put together, connect or arrange. In visual arts, it refers to the balanced and harmonious distribution of different elements.

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.