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The key to taking good portraits is ensuring your subject is relaxed and at ease in front of camera. Anxiousness and self doubt will always show so remember, it's just a picture! Here are some mo...
When people ask me what I do for a living I sometimes tend to answer 'I shoot people', just to see the looks on their bemused faces. Although technically true it's a very small part of what I do ...
Travelling to new places is always about self discovery. Finding out why you view certain things the way you do, breaking misconceptions and realising there is no such thing as 'normal'. What you...
Travel is essential for the well being of your mind and body but don’t go packing that suitcase just yet. Often a simple change of scenery is the only thing that's required so instead of looking ...
When asked to sum up the Buddha’s teachings up in one phrase a zen teacher Suzuki Roshi simply said, “Everything changes.”. We must remember this in our daily lives and understand that clinging o...
Just strolling through Rome left me with an unforgettable experience. When you're surrounded with that much history and culture a little bit of it does rub off on you. When I woke up in my AirBNB...
When I travel I try to stray off the beaten path. You still get to experience the touristy side of the city but also find the little intricacies that only the locals really know about. During my ...
In my previous post I talked about how architecture and building materials are used to define an era. The metal used to build the Eiffel Tower for example was looked upon as crude and unnecessary...
It’s been a summer of non stop travel so when I had the chance to spend a day in Vienna I jumped at the opportunity. Not many cities can boast the imperial grandeur of Vienna, once the centre of ...
In the mid 19th century, Paris was suffocating in the cramped network of its ancient streets. Until then, the city had expanded by developing its outer districts without any careful consideration...
As you may have noticed from my Rome and Paris posts I love a late night wander. Like a werewolf a city can transform under moonlight and provide the backdrop for an unplanned adventure. Amsterda...
It's easy to get entrenched in old ideals and stick to the tried and tested but history has shown us time and time again that progress is inevitable. This couldn't be truer with regard to the tec...
My favourite thing about living in London has got be the way it constantly surprises you. Each area is a mini city with a distinct look and feel that’s constantly evolving. My job as a photograph...
There's a famous saying in Eastern Europe that goes "the only thing that’s free is cheese in a mousetrap". Although I understand the sentiment I would have to disagree as some of my most treasure...
It wouldn't be a Style Division post without a little style thrown in so here's a little tease of what I was wearing during my European travels this summer. Over time different outfits have becom...
There's a certain kind of rush one gets during a shopping trip. Women tend to plan their shopping days a lot more than men but you cannot deny the excitement you feel when you see that perfect it...
We keep telling ourselves “So much to do, so little time” but is that really true? There’s only so much one can accomplish before feeling drained or dejected by the possibility of another busy da...
Although I was only in Porto for a couple of hours I thought it'd be a waste to spend them at the train station so I grabbed my camera and went for a little wander. The Estádio do Dragão stadium ...