Giles Hugo – Featured IPA member

I always loved art. My mother, an architect and fine portrait artist, took me sketching, learning composition and colour theory. She also had a collection of books with large colour plates — including Van Gogh, Rembrandt, Lautrec, Cezanne, Renoir, Degas, Modigliani, Michelangelo, Cezanne and Goya. I spent hours just gazing — and not just at the nudes — a great source of wonder. Photography began for me in 1968, when I was 18, shooting with a Canon range-finder, mostly B&W and occasional slide film, when affordable.  I am entirely self-taught, having learnt… Read More

Margarida (Maggie) Pereira – Featured IPA member

Born in Lisbon, Portugal I discovered photography late in life in 2007. But since then I’ve been avidly interested in photographing landscape, city and architectural, people and lately astro-photography. I like either strong colours or black & white. As a Lisbonner I had to do a book about my city and so I self-published “Lisbon in Black & White” in 2013 that I hope you like. “Lisboa in Black & White” is a bilingual(Portuguese/English) photography book, with seductive images of Lisbon, with most of the iconic places in the city. It’s printed… Read More