Children running with tulips

While walking around the Tulip Festival, I noticed some children running through the paths. They were so happy and free. It was such a sweet, innocent and pure moment.

Sunset over a Canal

Amsterdam is a beautiful, alluring city. I fell in love with the charming canals, the old architecture and the people. On my last night, I watched the sun setting over a canal and took this photograph.    

Black & White Photography: Graffiti and lock

I came across a building with graffiti which caught my eye. It felt abandoned, sad and a bit lonely. I decided to take a wide angled shot to feature the property and the desolate vibe. There was a dumpster close to the property. I found the shapes interesting and chose to take a close upContinue reading “Black & White Photography: Graffiti and lock”

Colour Photography: Puddle Reflections

I wanted to take some new photos using my DSLR camera.  Yesterday, it was overcast and a bit rainy so there were puddles everywhere. I started to notice how things were reflected in the puddles. It caught my attention and I chose to take some  photographs.  I’m glad I did because the photos have aContinue reading “Colour Photography: Puddle Reflections”

Black & White Photography: Changing the mood and impact

  In previous post, I mentioned that I love black and white photography.  Colours affect the mood, vibe and overall impact of a photo.  Stripping out the colour can place more focus on the angles, shadows and tones. The photo on the left is the original photo that I took of an icy/snowy log at beach. Continue reading “Black & White Photography: Changing the mood and impact”

Why I enjoy black and white photography

        There is something captivating and raw about a black and white photo. Stripping out the colour compels you to really focus on the angles, shadows and tones. This can increase the impact and make the photo stronger. I think there is a bit of magic with black and white images. It can affectContinue reading “Why I enjoy black and white photography”