Benjamin Abraham the unscrupulous character.
Benjamin Abraham (1901-1938), a Syrian-Lebanese who fled to Brazil in 1915, fleeing the mandatory enlistment call during the First World War. For a long time, he worked as a salesman until he became private secretary to Father Cicero. One of Benjamin Abraham jobs was to research Lampião, Maria Bonita and other outlaws. Read more
Pablo Picasso (1881 – 1973)
The muses of Pablo Picasso play a central role in his art, entire periods can be identified with his respective muses. “Nude Seated in a Chair” (1963) shows Jacqueline Roque, whom he met in 1952 and married in 1961. 45 his junor, she became the artist most important muse during his last twenty years, a symbolic figure of feminity; beauty; and male desire. Picasso’s art work of Jacqueline Rogue exhibt everfresh inspiration which is noted in the boisterous brushwork.
Martin Parr – A Photographic Journey
Martin Parr (born 1952) is one of the world’s most famous photographers. His international breakthrough came with “chronicler of our time” in the mid 1980s with the series ‘Last Resort’, in which he photographed British beach holiday scenes. Read more
I recently visited Vienna, and one of the museums I had to visit was the Albertina Museum (August 2016). Why…. Boris Mikhailov, a Ukrainian maverick photographer had a few photographs I had wanted to see, these photographs intrigued me because they showed a Russia which the iron curtain had not wanted the world to see. Read more
The high volume of images not necessarily stored in chronological order and the risk of losing digital images indicates that the majority of digital family photographs are lacking a coherent structure suitable to be passed on to future generations. But what is the impact of the loss of the printed family album and does it matter if family albums are not passed on to future generations? Read more
Changes introduced by digital technology
There are many obvious benefits of digital cameras that are worth briefly considering such as the facility to immediately check the image as soon as it is taken so that you can re-take if it is not what you want, the freedom to take as many photos as you like without incurring any further cost and the ease of taking technically successful images in a wide variety of environments. Read more
I have photographed quite a number of weddings, which I don’t advertise; clients find me rather than finding the clients. I have seen a dramatic increase in the number of clients wanting their digital images to be forwarded on a memory stick rather than in photographic albums. This made me consider how this has impacted on the family album and how digital photography has changed the way people take, share and store their family photographs. Read more
Changing kit to meet the need of potential clients
Photo and videographer’s are on the cusp of a 4K revolution anyone with a camera can call themselves a photographer, but knowing how to control the camera and light, that’s the job for experienced photographer. Read more