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A snapshot of photography as an art form; explore art museums and galleries devoted to photography, iconic photographers, the history of fine art photography and more.

Jackie Barrows3 months ago
Photo Series - Bold Natural Skies
Hi! My name is Jackie Barrows, and I am a freelance photographer and graphic designer native to Columbia, MO. I thought I'd showcase a quick series of sky and cloud-themed photos I have taken over the...
Aspects of Belfast (Pt. 11)
The mural street artists, or artists who did all the murals and pieces of street art in and around Commercial Court, Belfast, Northern Ireland are excellent artists, especially when it comes to painti...
Aspects of Belfast (Pt. 10)
I was no good at art in school, though I have achieved in producing several pieces of modern art through my brain injury classes, but my true gift is story telling and photography, though the photogra...
Aspects of Belfast (Pt. 9)
I remember as a child the photograph of the Pope and John F Kennedy in most Roman Catholic homes, including my own, for the Kennedys were like royalty in the 50's and 60's, and even after that the leg...
Aspects of Belfast (Pt. 8)
When you find the Duke of York Bar in Belfast, Northern Ireland, in a courtyard across from it are the following murals and pieces of street art.
Photography at Its Best 2018 (Pt. 9)
Belfast City, Northern Ireland is also a City like most with thousands of sculptures, statues and memorials to the famous, and not so famous, of Northern Ireland, and of course Belfast City. I didn't ...
Photography at Its Best 2018 (Pt. 8)
The above photograph shows you that anything can be photographed, even a spud in the shape of a heart is nature telling you it loves you, so try and love nature back. So always have your cameras close...
Photography at Its Best 2018 (Pt. 7)
The Europa Hotel in Belfast, Northern Ireland was once the most bombed hotel in the world as the Troubles raged in Northern Ireland. Built in 1971, the hotel is a four star rated hotel right smack ban...
Aspects of Belfast (Pt. 7)
Once more we have a mural and piece of street art which I cannot explain, except to say, the eyes belong to an aged man, with tired eyes, but then again the eyes are the gateway to your soul which is ...
Photography at Its Best 2018 (Pt. 6)
Of all the photographs I have ever taken of Belfast City Hall, Northern Ireland, this one is my favourite. I was travelling through Belfast City at dusk, just after the City Hall night lights came on ...
Caroline Brazeau3 months ago
The Boudoir Photo...
A style of photography that must be professional, to highlight the beauty of this charming woman of nature, shy or completely confessed. When you choose to surrender to this style of session, you take...
Photography at Its Best 2018 (Pt. 5)
I love this photograph because of the Belfast Shipyard in the background, the tide being out, and the only couple on the beach. That's why I called it "Lovers on the Shore."
Photography at Its Best 2018 (Pt. 4)
I actually took this photo when I was smoking and when I uploaded it to my laptop I saw this amazing icy cold face starring back at me, which made me laugh, and once more this tells you to always chec...
Photography at Its Best 2018 (Pt. 3)
I took the above photograph on the road to Soller, Mallorca, Spain. It was only when I uploaded it to my laptop that I was stunned by what I was seeing. If you look to the right of the central figures...
Aspects of Belfast (Pt. 6)
No matter what the subject matter of the mural or piece of street art, if I spot it, I will always take a photo of it because in a few months are so, that same piece of art might not be there anymore....
Photography at Its Best 2018 (Pt. 2)
Do not be afraid to take photos of everything you see because as I have already written in my other stories and posts on Vocal, everything you see has its own kind of beauty, and if it captures your e...
Aspects of Belfast (Pt. 5)
As you can see from the above mural and piece of Belfast street art, the subject matter is very varied, as my other stories on Belfast murals and street reveals. Regardless if they historical, politic...
Aspects of Belfast
At times I make my photos into pieces of art, which as you can see above is quite effective to the eyes, and for a modern house or office building would be a beautiful addition to any property, with B...