Words of inspiration from the best photographers

Photography is the only language that can be understood anywhere in the world. - Bruno Barbey One of my favourite photography quotes is from well-known photographer Dorothea Lange, who said, “The camera is an instrument that teaches people how to see without a camera.” I have found the quotation particularly relevant during this winter when there have been some particularly dramatic sunrises and sunsets, during which the sky has shown its beauty, its calm and its anger in varying proportions. At some of these amazing vistas I could only stand and stare and marvel at the beauty and magnificence of it all, while at other times I attempted to capture some of that beauty in an image. I discovere

Mind Matters

New Year’s Resolution – ‘I’m going to be less stressed!’ I have heard this mantra many times since the beginning of the year, in various forms but with the same hopes, that we will manage to lessen the stress in our lives in the coming year. In all walks of life, among all age groups, stress is a very real issue and unless addressed and dealt with it can become a very destructive force in our lives. I recently took early retirement from my job. It was a job I loved and I worked with a great bunch of people, but the job itself was very stressful. After a brush with serious illness a few years ago I decided that a change of lifestyle was required and in some ways it’s only by leaving the stres

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