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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.

Aspects of Belfast (Pt. 3)
As you can see from this and my other posts on Belfast murals and street art, the subject matter is wide and various, with all aspects of life coming from the mural artist and street artists gift and ...
Photography at Its Best 2018
It is not until I upload the photos that I take onto my laptop that I truly see the beauty within each photo. In the above photo I was amazed by the capture of the motion within the commotion of the s...
Aspects of Belfast (Pt. 2)
Many of the the murals and artwork in and around Belfast and Northern Ireland are generally historical and political. As you can see above, once more we have a mural depicting the Titanic—the ill fate...
Aspects of Belfast (Pt. 1)
I love photography of all kinds, but one of my favourite subjects to photograph are murals and street art in and around Belfast, Northern Ireland, and when my illnesses allow me, I get out to see what...
Aspects of Belfast
Whenever nature or any photographic subject catches my eyes, I snap that which I see, and in general, I am amazed by that which I have photographed as the above photo proves. The beautiful River Lagan...
Jiddl Islam4 months ago
Life Through a Lens
Like many things in my life, I tend to easily fall out of love with certain things I used to be passionate about or have such a huge desire for. For some odd reason I've never had something I've falle...
Antoine D’Agata: Photography as an Affective Vessel
French photographer Antoine D’Agata is universally recognized for his “taboo” predilections. Drawn to the Other, D’Agata seeks out subjects in dark corners of the world that First World society would ...
Art and Photography Essay
Contemporary and Modern Art, as I soon discovered through my theme of ‘distortion’ and ‘fragmentation,' are closely linked in both the concept and technique. They also both portray emotion such as ago...
Best Astrophotographers on Instagram to Follow
There are Instagram accounts for photographers and artists of all types, from design- and architecture-focused photography to portraits of people and pets. One of the deepest wells in this field is as...
Graphic Design Essay (A-Level)
Edgar Degas is an artist that I always loved as a child. I remember taking ballet classes and seeing Degas’ ballerinas for the first time, in which had a unique effect on me. It was during my ten year...
Be Vulnerable with the Camera
My motto is "bare your skin," meaning be yourself in life and find comfort in being you. As a photographer I try to have the people I photograph become comfortable around me and be vulnerable with the...
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Michelle Bridges7 months ago
The Shot
Blinking against the driving sleet which was making contact with her eyes, she took another deep breath to steady her nerves, trying not to flinch as her fingers made contact with the freezing cold me...
Kasey Mitchell7 months ago
Nostalgia
The sky held a heavy overcast, clouds came in the shades ranging from close to steel gray and some a misty serene white. The wind blew briskly, making the leaves and debris skip across the road and th...
Tracy Hughes7 months ago
A Shot in the Dark: My Crazy Night Sky Photography Story
Basically, this is the story of a lucky shot. To begin, let's go back a few years. First of all, I am far from a pro-photographer. I shoot on a DSLR, for which I only have one lens. But I am an aspiri...
Iggy Paulsen7 months ago
Best Pet Photographers on Instagram To Follow
No matter who you are, what you do, or what you're interested in, there will never be a day that can't be improved by looking at adorable photos of pets. Think about it. How can you hate an adorable a...
Lauren Day8 months ago
Photos + My Library
I'm a surfer. An environmentalist. A writer. And last, and most importantly; a photographer. I've had a camera in my hand since day 1, and I've never known anything different. Yes, I am a Gen Z'er—so ...
Jules 8 months ago
Abandoned Belfast—'Parklands'
Parklands now: The site is eerily tranquil and calm despite its location, and nature has most definitely started to take over—not only were the cherry blossom trees which are dotted about the grounds ...
Shelly Bartley8 months ago
The Mystery in a Photo
Have you ever looked at a photograph with curiosity? Standing looking down at the little square full of amazing colorful scenes; letting the imagination run wild and free; taking in every single objec...