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  At 11 years old he spent 5 hours recreating Dover fairy port with Legos after a family holiday to France. Hamish Duncan is a documentary photographer based in Edinburgh, Scotland. Visualization has been key in Hamish's life, which is why he took photography. The vision is what drives him to create the photo, but in the moment he focuses on the shot, and it's in those moments that he adjusts and gets the shot.  He was always interested in nature and always involved in making dens in the forest and he loved observing things.   Flow With It   Hamish does a lot of thinking about how the picture should look beforehand and how it looks afterwards. But he...

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Our Favorite 2020 Quotes by Our Photographers

  2021 is around the corner! So how about we take a trip down Scopio lane, and look back at some of our favorite quotes said by our photographers. Here are some of our favorite 2020 quotes by our photographers:   “If you follow your passion, if you are doing what you love, this is great to begin building it up successfully. This is how your voice, your inner voice, and your values, rise; only when you really love it” – Anastasia Casey "Reminding yourself the reason you started allows you to keep fighting at the hardest moments, and if you have that purpose, you also learn to be better at your craft as you continue your purpose” – Adam...

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Eight of The Most Famous Types of Photography

Photography is a universal language. In more technical terms, it is the art of using a camera to capture light, and create an image.   What is Photography Did you know that the first photograph was captured in 1826, as some sources state? Since then, we’ve come a long way! We started to develop with colors, equipment, stats… Also, as the photography scope grew wider, different types of photography emerged. Photographers began to have their own styles, depending on the purpose of their photography. Diversity at its best! Some have the purpose of providing detailed information of specific events, others aim to capture moments of enjoyment with their loved one, while some use photography to shed light on specific matters....

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Val's Focus on Photography and Educating Teenagers

  Val Vesa is a very passionate photographer from Romania, but he wouldn’t necessarily call himself a photographer. Taking photos and telling stories with photography is his favorite pass time. Back in the day, in communist times, taking photos was much prohibited, because you had to be approved by the party to become a photographer. If you were attending an event, you’re there to enjoy and watch, without taking photos, unless you have a special license or approval. But right after communism fell in 1990, there were many German, Italian, and English people coming into the country trying to help and bring food and supplies, and one of these groups had a photographer with them, and he gave Val a Japanese...

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The Vision of A Portrait Photographer and Volunteer

Eveline, mostly known as Effie, therefore, the Instagram username is A Girl Called Effie, is a portrait photographer based in Amsterdam. Effie studied Media Communications, and in 2008 she moved to Shanghai for 4 months. There, on the electronic market, she bought her first Nikon mirror camera. She took her first courses in photography at her university. However, she sees herself more as a self-taught photographer. After a career in video productions, she decided it was time to discover the world through the lens of her camera. Now, she works with international nonprofits in Africa and Asia.   Inspiration in The World "I capture images of some of the most beautiful projects around the world that share love for each individual in...

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