Les Rues De Paris | The Streets of Paris – Part Two

“To me, photography is an art of observation. It’s about finding something interesting in an ordinary place…I’ve found it has little to do with the things you see and everything to do with the way you see them.” – Elliott Erwitt “Street photography is capturing the beauty...

Les Rues de Paris | The Streets of Paris – Part One

I’ve been fortunate to photograph Paris on many different occasions, most recently this past July when I was there to teach a workshop.  Paris is a city full of iconic landmarks of course, like the Eiffel Tower or Notre Dame, but the truth is that I...

What Lies Behind : Photographic Insights – Volume Two

Camera information:  Fujifilm X100F | f/7.1  | 1/550th | ISO 200 It was 2:30pm as we emerged from Vancouver International Airport into the warm summer sun, 15 hours after we had checked out of our hotel in Paris and started the long journey home.  Somewhere over...

What Lies Behind : Photographic Insights – Volume One

Camera information:  Fujifilm X100F | f/8 | 1/640th | ISO 200 I recently re-read one of my favourite photography quotes from Ansel Adams: “The single most important component of a camera is the twelve inches behind it” This statement is absolutely true.  To quote David Hobby, we should...

The Black Rider

FUJIFILM X100F (23mm, f/4, 1/680 sec, ISO200) I’m traveling a lot but if I like to play tourist at home. This is the place I visit. The inner city of Vienna. This is one of the most touristic spots in Austria. The St. Stephan cathedral in the...

Twenty More | The Streets of Vancouver – Part Two

 “Don’t think about making art, just get it done.  Let everyone else decide if it’s good or bad, whether they love it or hate it.  While they are deciding, make even more art.” Andy Warhol I love this quote.  Don’t spend all of your time consuming when...

I’ve lost my voice | The streets of Vancouver

“Most artists have experienced the creative block.  We get stuck in our work.  We beat our head against the wall: nothing.  Sometimes, it is just because we are trying something at the wrong time.” – Lukas Foss I can’t make the words come out.  I start a...

Street Photography Tokyo with my Fujifilm X100F

Street Photography Tokyo with my Fujifilm X100F: What an absolutely cathartic experience. As you know, I have been using the GFX 50R since around June and as wonderful as that camera is, the GFX range will never be “small”. I’ve missed using my beloved X100F...

The Ultimate What To Bring Guide

FUJIFILM X100F (23mm, f/8, 1/2 sec, ISO200) This is by far the most raised questions on camera gear forums. What gear should I bring for my vacation to …? Why is that? I guess it is because most of us have way too much cameras and...