I’m proud to have been a part of this project. My photos are the top left and right.
In the NY Times article (linked below) the author, Sarah Sentilles, asks the question, “What should one do when faced with images of violence?” We see images of violence, of suffering on a near-daily basis. So much, that I wonder if it affects us as much as it should. Are we desensitized into inaction? If we […]
I’ve made a small return into the world of portraiture this year. My mind is spinning with ideas for this Purity project. So many possibilities… If you would like to see more, they are here https://www.facebook.com/AthenaCareyLifeprints/?pnref=lhc and here https://www.instagram.com/athenacareylifeprints/ You can follow either (both!) page to join me on this portrait adventure.
Once you give your art to the world, those beautiful things that you have made with your heart and soul belong partially to the ones you have shared them with. It is not for you to dictate how others will interpret or experience your work. They will do so through the filters of their own […]
I left portrait work many years ago to pursue an adventure in travel and landscape photography. Recently, events aligned to pull me back into portrait work and I must say, I enjoyed it. So I have taken another tentative step back into it, with a new project, “purity”. The “purity project” explores our ideas about […]
Exciting news for everyone using round ND filters. Xume filter adaptors have recently teamed up with Manfrotto. Manfrotto Xume adaptors will be the same wonderful design that we are used to: a magnetic adapter ring screws onto the front of your lens and the filter screws into a metal filter adaptor. Once these two […]
It’s been a long time since I have posted on the blog, primarily because I have been super busy. As you may know, I have returned to university seeking a second degree. My return was meant to be part time, but circumstances shifted and I ended up going back full time. Needless to say, things have […]
Just in time for Halloween! Ok, so it’s not really a curse, although until now, for anyone involved in optics, including photographers, it sort of has been. Here’s why: Optical resolution is the ability of any optical device (telescope, microscope, binoculars, cameras) to distinguish fine detail. It is limited by something called Rayleigh’s Criterion, named after […]
Macphun’s creative kit is by far the best photo editing plugin package for photographers using Mac computers. For a limited time, you can buy it at a discounted rate and receive a bundle of photography educational materials as well, including my Africa with Athena video. If you don’t have the creative kit already, this is […]