Interview with photographer Helene Cook

Hello again and welcome to a new interview with another photographer. This time I had the chance to talk to Hélène Cook, a Brussels-based hobby photographer. She started photography a few years ago and she is a member of the Viewfinders’ Photography Club since 2017....

Minimalism in Photography

Sometimes I think about how to implement the minimalism philosophy in my photography style, following the "less is more" principle. But I don't want to follow this path, just because I have read about it, or it might be a fashion in almost everything we...

On the edge of seeing

In the last few months I had the privilege of meeting many interesting photographers and visual thinkers – some well-known, others pioneering new ideas and imagery away from the spotlight of social media. One theme that often entered our conversations was the idea of “destination”...

Ditching Perfection

I haven’t taken a day off since I returned from France on March 19th. I even missed the 24 hour project this weekend because I was stuck in my office. Yes, running international  photo workshops is amazing, there is nothing else I would rather do....

Start Simple

From time to time I come across a willing new photographer who has just bought his first camera and is looking for advice on where to start. Unfortunately, quite often a broad request such as “What I should do first?” is often directed at social...

The Middle Path

According to Buddha, the Middle Path, or the Middle Way is a concept used to describe the Noble Eightfold Path, a series of Buddhist practices and mindsets that will lead one to the liberation from samsara. This path includes eight practices: right view, right effort,...

The Creativity Trap

If I had to choose one photographic buzzword that rang the loudest it would be “creative.” Just look on the Internet and a flood of “creatives, creative, create” and so on hit you. In other words, if you want to be a cool kid you...