photography

my life in photography – a conversation with Nathan Wirth

I have had the very unique pleasure of being interviewed by Nathan Wirth for the Conversations about Photography section of his Slices of Silence website. The interview is quite personal, with revelations and musings and quite a few photos – including several unpublished works…

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Discovery Photo Tours Has a New Tour Leader!

I’ve very happy to share that as of this past weekend, I’ve officially joined forces with Discovery Photo Tours. First Stop – Norway! Let the exciting adventure begin!! ūüôā Here’s my new profile on the website.¬† https://www.discoveryphototours.com/guide/athena-carey/

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Bloody Foreland

What a name!  I do love a rocky coast. This is one of the locations on the Light, Land and Sea Donegal workshop this September.

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London Photo Festival 2018

I had a great day out in London today, attending the London Photo Festival.¬† It is such an all-encompassing event; one could easily go on all of the days and never get bored.¬† I highly recommend it. Here are photos from some of my favourite¬†photographers: Susan Derges Hiroshi Sugimoto Gary Fabian Miller (I’m in this […]

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Kate 2662 ūüĆł

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.¬†

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Release Your Art

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 […]

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Rayleigh’s Curse 2016

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 […]

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Long Exposure Photography Workshop 2016

Learn Long Exposure Photoghraphy Ethereally smooth water, painterly clouds, a moment of time seemingly standing still. Long Exposure photography has a way of capturing a stillness, a quiet dream like state, another dimension all together. Join us in and around Charleston, SC for two days this summer to learn how to create these magical photos. […]

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