My passion for photography grew from the moment I received my first camera, a Kodak Instamatic, for my 10th birthday.
It was my father however, that fuelled my love for photography. He always had a camera with him, and he made many beautiful images documenting our family life and travels abroad. My father had no formal training, just a keen eye for composition and light.
As I child I was fascinated with the fact that these moments in time could be captured and kept alive by simply looking through our many family albums and slides. And a passion was ignited.
My photographic journey has taken many twists and turns over the years. Back in those days of film, I remember the excitement and anticipation of waiting for my roll of film to be developed and printed to see what treasures I might find amongst them.
Invariably, they were ordinary snapshots, but I did start to get a sense of what worked and what clearly didn’t. I began to see how light affected a particular scene. Fast forward a decade, I found myself working for a local newspaper for a few years.
These days I photograph just for the pleasure and my work is more art-based.
I love to use photography to explore and find moments in our urban life that celebrate the magic of people in their everyday activities.
Wow, that’s a tough one! For me, the printed photograph has always…