Thoughts on, and motivation for pulling your images out of the realm of the ethereal to create something tangible and enduring.

They’re supposed to be able to paint words by the thousands, but with billions of pictures now being hastily taken each day can we honestly say that the value…


Looking beyond photography competitions to find greater fulfillment in your work.

Its almost a template newcomers to photography follow. You give it a shot (photography) and become smitten. Who wouldn’t? You shoot voraciously and you love your pictures, you think they’re great. Of course you do; your friends and family…


Our planet was ripe for it. Our modern society was designed around the concept of cramming as many people into as small a space as is tolerable to maximize asset utilization and earnings. Asset here refers to anything designed to accommodate humans and earn revenues from accommodation. …


What do you enjoy photographing most? In all forms, there are more cameras than humans on the planet and billions of photos are taken, uploaded and shared each day. In myriad ways we consume pictures almost by the pound every second; they’re in the news, on our social media feeds…


Going out and visually recording the world as honestly as you can and showing my observations to others: that’s what I wanted to do” — David Hurn

There you have it; in a language so simplistic and direct it prompts neither doubt nor question. …


Cameras are everywhere. There’s one staring me in the face right now as I type. Nothing that two layers of dark electrical tape can’t fix though.

Yes, cameras are everywhere and we are addicted to them. It’s not so much that we’re addicted to cameras as we are to what…


In 1993 South African photographer Kevin Carter took one of the world’s most famous images. Even without seeing it I’m fairly certain you know it. It was an image of an emaciated Sudanese toddler collapsed and struggling to make her way to a feeding center while a vulture stalked nearby.


There’s an expression I receive in response to telling people I do street photography. Their heads nod and while they try to say with their faces, “oh, I see”, what their expressions really betray is “eh, what?”.

I’m used to the involuntary expressions of bewilderment. When I tell someone I’m…


Trying to stay true to my own advice to take fewer pictures, and to shoot film (sometimes), I hauled my $40 Minolta X370 with me on a recent trip to Paris. …


Society has a way of coming around full circle every couple of decades with trends. Take bell-bottoms for instance; they were hipster-cool in the 1960s, died somewhere in the ’70s and resurfaced in the late ’90s — 2000s. The cycle is most pronounced with fashion trends.

Styles seem to exist…

Anthony Rampersad

Photographer | Blogger | Graphic Designer | Energy Analyst | Bibliophile | Coffee Addict | www.anthonyrampersad.com

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