The Streets of Barcelona with the X100F

Our previous post dived into a very important subject of living the life of a creative and the perils of being a working photographer. Thank you so much to all of you who responded kindly and shared your own thoughts on the subject. Today I...

Photography is for Yourself

My photography is mainly for myself. It is a form of expressing my feelings, my interactions with the surrounding world and a way to record all of this through still images. There are many reasons why photographers do what they do and the degrees of...

The fabulous life of a working photographer!

You wake up in the morning in your designer house with a fabulous ocean view knowing it is going to be another successful day in your photographic career. You need to believe in yourself – they say! Then you head to your glitzy kitchen and...

London Calling

London has been the first destination during our recent strictly photographic trip to Europe. There is no question that many people travel to numerous destinations around the world and most of them has a sort of camera with them. It could be an iPhone, a...

Go out, feel, see and “make something wonder”!

While I was working on my first blog post since my return from a one-month photography trip to Europe, something made me pause and think. When travelling and shooting I didn’t have a chance to watch the latest Apple presentation. Last night I was able...

London and Barcelona with the X100F

What an incredible few weeks it has been. It is still not over by any means but I thought I should give you an update about our trip to Europe. We started off in London, which as usual greeted us with almost equal doses of...

Project R-A-I-N: Vancouver Street Photography Workshop

When the winter months arrive, many photographers put away their cameras. I used to do the same. A few years ago, I ventured out with my camera during a rainy day and tried to tune my visual senses to a new reality. What I discovered...

It is inside and all around you.

With the popularity of Instagram and the competition to find the most exotic photographic location, many photographers feel the need to spend a fortune to capture popular destinations. In the meantime, many don’t realize that the most amazing photographic subject may well be just around...

Take Your Time Seeing

When interacting with my students or even experienced photographers who are new to the genre of street photography, they often tell me about their frustration in finding out how to begin. There are several issues such as lack of concentration, inability to find a good...

Pieces of my seeing

It is not street, travel or landscape. It is not black and white or colour. It is not your camera, formula or a preset. It’s certainly not a collation. No, it is not always your smile, wit or impulse. It is not always who you...