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Can creating art make you a better person?

October 28, 2013

Why creating art makes us better people. Through creativity we are engaging in a personally meaningful practice. Finding purpose is exciting and makes us more likely to feel better about ourselves.

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Portraiture; Status versus Control

July 27, 2013

As a photographer I am in a unique position. I get to be temporarily immersed in ever-different work environments and have very short term working relationships with the people who inhabit them.

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Creating the impossible in Post-production

June 27, 2013

It’s a laborious but rewarding process to build an obviously implausible situation into a photograph that an audience is willing to believe. It takes a great deal of patience and particular attention to detail.

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Preparation for a Portraiture shoot

June 6, 2013

As photographers, we are contending with issues of the subject’s self-confidence before we have even sat them down.

Images and text © Andy Rasheed 2013

Architectural Exterior Photography

April 12, 2013

Though there are tight parameters to work within, what I like about architectural photography is that there is still a lot of scope for interpretation.

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Study

February 28, 2013

In the years before I studied I had developed some pretty abstract theories of what was going on inside the camera to capture an image.

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Tripods

February 4, 2013

I can’t deny it’s a bit of a hassle to carry around a tripod and set it up every time I want to take a photo, but the much-maligned tripod is not the annoying intrusion it would appear!

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Photography is the art of Compromise

November 15, 2012

These “limitations” are in fact the gifts that makes photography such a great medium for generating art.

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Your Big Picture

October 31, 2012

My brand consists of any visible aspects of my business that are accessible to the world, encompassing everything from invoices to my website.

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Editing

September 26, 2012

It’s time to get tough when assessing your work, remember we are looking for hit singles…the Beatles wrote some crap songs but they were good at editing.

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