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 →
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 →