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Inspirations, My Work, Photography

Editing New Orleans with the No.1 Ladies Photography Group

This February I am focusing on the set of images that I captured in New Orleans and how they have helped me to find my photographic voice. Today’s post will look at the photo editing process, and how important other people’s input can be to help you gain new perspectives on your work. Photo Editing – Images of New Orleans Editing is such an important aspect of photography. And by that, I am not talking about spending hours in Photoshop or Lightroom making touch-ups and  ...

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Inspirations, Photography

The Worst Photograph Ever! An Open Letter…

Dear Sir, I would like to say that it was nice to meet you today, while myself and several others were out on a Photography Walk around Stafford town centre, but I was a little perplexed by your reaction. As you seemed uninterested in our opinions on the matter, in favour of your own entrenched ideas, I felt that perhaps corresponding in this way might be the only option available to communicate with you why I do not feel the subject matter we were looking at was the ‘worst  ...

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Inspirations, My Work, Photography

New Orleans – Finding My Photographic Voice

This month is a focus on my New Orleans images. This post will consider how the city and the images I took there have helped to clarify my photographic voice and led to a reassessment of my own surroundings. What do you photograph? Have you ever tried to quantify it? Is there a recurring theme, colour, or subject matter? What do you wander past and immediately regret not having your camera with you to capture? Until recently I might have found it hard to voice these things in relation to my  ...

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My Work, Photography

February: Travel Photography in New Orleans

Sun soaked streets and a faint whisper of jazz in the air, New Orleans is a city thatโ€™s atmosphere seeps into your soul and leaves you with heady memories of relaxed vibes, infectious music, and creative inspiration. It is a city where your artistic instincts jump into the water and joyfully splash about with childish glee. While I was originally there for academic research purposes I found that all I could focus on was the beauty of the architecture, the interplay of the light down the  ...

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