Tag Archives for " Abstract "

Sep 08

#641. Finding Solace.

By Adrian | Opinion

Adrian Turner: I recently wrote about my lack of inspiration following a particularly challenging period in my life, that left me feeling emotionally drained and creatively barren. My inspiration came from an hour of introspection whilst I photographed abstract architecture in Singapore, and led to a reassurance that all interest in photography was not dead. […]

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Jun 14

#607. WIP: Order in chaos

By Steffen Kamprath | Opinion

What is WIP Work In Progress (WIP) is a new series I just came up with. The goal is to share ongoing long-term concepts and photo series. We at DS talked a lot about personal development as a photographer, and, in my opinion, there’s little more pro than thinking in series and concepts spanning over […]

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Feb 09

#323. Winter Portraits of Nothingness

By pascaljappy | Opinion

Exploring the creative limits of a lens is tremendous fun. Having been seduced by the enveloping softness of the OTUS 85/1.4’s rendition, I decided to embark on a mission with little chance of success: learn – in less than 2 weeks – how to exploit that lens’ atypical imaging characteristics to the full. This morning, […]

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Kogel Baai morning
Sep 14

#277. Fighting off Otus envy.

By Paul Perton | Opinion

Zeiss’ 55mm Otus doesn’t stir me much. Of course, I want one; I’m a photographer after all. But I’ve got an ancient 50mm f1.4 manual focus AI Nikkor that delivers fantastic images and I still haven’t learned to get the best out of it yet. Besides which, it was a US$96 eBay buy. Zeiss’ monster […]

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Sunset at Kogel Bay
Jun 18

#244. Limbering up

By Paul Perton | Opinion

In the couple of weeks since I got back from Greenland, winter has arrived full-on in the Cape. The weather has gone from it’s usual late autumn balmy to wet, overcast and decidedly chilly. The thermometer plunged to 1C the other morning; a definite reminder of my recent Arctic trip. So, it’s been a couple […]

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