Practice, a noun

Routine shooting for long-term happiness Sitting over lunch. Images and thoughts bouncing between us, Shiela and I discussed what we had just experienced. The scene is an art gallery café and the images were, mostly, those of Walker Evans. The idea of “practice” emerges from...

Out in All Weathers

The beauty of living in East Lothian is being able to photograph the scenery in all weathers.  While I love a beautiful sunrise as much as the next landscape photographer, you can't beat a good stormy day with lots of drama to get the creative...

Fujinon 50mm f/2 first look – Completing compact

A compact 50mm, to complete the Fujinon f/2 nifty lens trilogy has finally arrived. And it’s fantastic.  Back in the fall of 2015 I reviewed the newly released 35mm f/2. It is an awesome lens, that I to this day still use on a weekly, if...

Rückblick – a look at 2016

Places and faces captured on the job Just cleaning up the work Lightroom catalog and ran across a few images from the past year. Some are of places I traveled to for work. Some are of the people at events I photographed. Some are of colleagues, sometimes...

KUSHTI, The Art of wrestling – Dubai

Every Friday before sunset, a few hundred spectators gather around a small obscure dirt field, close to the Hyatt Recency hotel to watch a traditional Indian-Pakistani wrestling competition called Kushti. Now going back more than 3000 years, Kushti fighters from India, Pakistan and Iran have traditionally been sticking strictly...

VENETIEN | Exhibition by Thomas Menk

My exhibition VENETIEN in Limburg Germany from 3.12.16 - 7.1.17. I'm looking forward to your visit and thanks for sharing :-)#THOMASMENK #LIMBURG #EXHIBITION #AUSSTELLUNG #FOTOKUNST #FINEARTPHOTOGRAPHY #VENETO #VENETIEN #VENEDIG #DOLOMITEN #LEICHERWOHNENSee it on Scoop.it, via Fuji X-Pro1...

Kölner report

I promised you. I promised to show. But promises are just so easily broken, aren’t they? I think I needed to sit on it for a while. Soak it all in. Just process it. Let it resonate, and then pick it back up. Maybe I...

Pic(k) of the week 49: AFRICA MEETS PAKISTAN, Dubai

Over the years, Street Photography has taken a much larger role in my personal photography. There is no question that the Fujifilm cameras I've been using since November 2012, are definitively responsible for that! Since Fujifilm announced the new 23mm f2 lens a few months ago, it has quickly taken...

Horizontal Solitude

Is this thing on? I’m very sorry for the lack of updates to the site this last month and a half. It’s not that I havn’t picked up the laptop, opened up a fresh tab and punched in the URL of the site. Cause I...

Shooting live events with Fujifilm X Series cameras

By Matt Hart Shooting live music events is one of the trickiest disciplines in photography. Subjects move a lot, often lighting changes constantly and in general it can be a lot of hard work. With that said, live music events have passion by...