One of the greatest things about a photograph is that each person will always have their own interpretation of it and a different feeling about the image. This particular composition that I put together, with great difficulty I might add, was perhaps the most risky thing I have done thus far in my photography endeavours. However, being a hobbyist with a dSLR and a rather vivid imagination, risks should be something routine to me – I assure you, it is not.
In our recent Q&A with Fidal Bassier, we had omitted a question submitted by Professional Photographer Salim October, who operates as Foto Melange out of Trinidad and Tobago. It was thought that the question deserved some special consideration, as the subject matter was very specific to an image. Fidal has graciously answered the question and supplied us with a photographic progression on the image. Continue reading →
Every photographer has that particular place he loves to go, that place where he’s most at peace: the place where his favourite subjects are. This place can be a park to get pictures of flora and fauna or his own home to take pictures of his family, friends or even his children.
In my case, my place of choice, by pure circumstance, was my grandmother’s garden.
Amidst the drudgery of existence in Guyana is something different. It is innocuous and beautiful. A growing group of young Guyanese photography enthusiasts is documenting contemporary (I cannot bring myself to use the word ‘modern’) Guyana. Through their lens, both of the camera and mind, they capture life and landscape in alluring, Continue reading →
As we make our way onto a structured format for the “article” types of ideas for the Guyana Photographers’ Group, we are pleased to have Ryan Beharry give us his story behind the “Hummingbird” shot that is in the Wildlife album on the group here.
Ryan has graciously consented to write it, and we are happy to give you the Story behind the Photo.
I was on a camping trip with my family at the intermediate savannah, Berbice, Guyana. We were liming and making jokes when I saw a humming bird fly across and went into the bushes. Armed with my camera and tripod I followed in the direction it flew. Continue reading →