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Urban photography with the Huawei P20

Urban photography with the Huawei P20

Every time a new smartphone is released it is inevitable there is going to be some sort of hullaballoo about the quality of camera attached to it.  I recently bought the new Huawei P20, not the top of the range three lensed P20 Pro, but it’s slightly cheaper, two lensed sibling.

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Looking out for line, shape and texture in architecture and urban photography

Looking out for line, shape and texture in architecture and urban photography

Anyone who sees my work would surely know that I am a sucker for shapes and composition.  Truth be told it is often the shapes with in image that attracts to taking the photo in the first place.

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Why imposing limits can boost your photography

Why imposing limits can boost your photography

As a photographer it is all too easy to fill up the camera bag with every single piece of kit we can physically carry and head off crooked backed spending endless hours in one spot waiting on the perfect light for one single shot.  This can be fantastic but sometimes we need to mix it up and get our minds doing something different.

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Free ebook: download 'Abstracts' now

Abstracts is small selection of my favourite imagery (mostly) taken during my walks around Glasgow in the last year.  I hope the ebook highlights the inspiration I find in architecture, abstraction, geometry and minimalism.  The ebook is gentle mix of all of these styles and may well help the reader discover the joys of this style of photography.

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Abstract photography in Cathedral Street

I've always loved abstract art.  Whether it be Rothko, Pollock or Kandinsky, there is something about abstraction that I just adore.

A simple shot, focussing on angles and stripe on stair

A simple shot, focussing on angles and stripe on stair

As such I have been trying to introduce some abstract ideas to my photography.  I am trying to simplify my shots and focus on simple shapes.

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I liked the three triangular shapes in this shot

What do you think?  Is abstract photography something you enjoy?  Do you have any favourite abstract photographs?  Leave your comments below.

Platon's iconic portraits: why photographers must watch Abstract: The Art of Design on Netflix

Platon's iconic portraits: why photographers must watch Abstract: The Art of Design on Netflix

Netflix does great documentaries so it is nice to see more photography(ish) related content to watch.  It does not seem that long ago that the series Tales by Light was released so Abstract: The Art of Design being available so soon after is a real joy.

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How to get a good photograph at the East Side Gallery

How to get a good photograph at the East Side Gallery

Probably the world's best known and most visited street art destination, the East Side Gallery (ESG) is home to over 100 paintings by artists from across the globe and at approximately 1.3km in length the ESG is the longest remaining stretch of the Berlin Wall.

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