Q&A with Khadija Benn

Khadija Benn, who has stunned many on the Guyana Photographers’ Facebook Group, around the country and around the Caribbean, with her unusual portraiture work, takes questions from the group in this, our second, Q&A article on the site.

Q   Khadija, tell us about your first experiences with creating photography. How did it all start?


It was fortuitous. I cannot say that I had any particular interest in photography in the past. Basically, one old years night I tried taking pictures of fireworks and I realized I didn’t know how to take a decent picture. On the first day of 2010 I ordered a new point and shoot camera, and began to read articles on beginners’ photography. Continue reading

Q&A with Fidal Bassier

Fidal Bassier of 55 Photography, and the creator of the Facebook Group Guyana Photographers, takes questions from the group in this our first Q&A article on the site.

Do you talk to the couple to get a feel for them before doing any photography? Or do you avoid talking to them to avoid any preconceptions?


For wedding couples, I try as much as possible to meet with them before their wedding day and do a pre-wedding shoot. It helps me to get a feel for them, what they are comfortable with and what

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