Creative Composition in Street Photography – Part One

There is no genre of photography that brings me joy like street photography does.  When I explore the streets of a city I see photos everywhere, the world a stage filled with wonderful people and interesting moments.  It has been said before that a street...

Money and Photography

Over the years, I have met many professional and semi-professional photographers. We’ve discussed seeing, creativity, gear or even marketing and promotions but there is one topic which appears to be taboo – money! In fact, this is such a toxic issue that even now as...

Own your vision

I have to admit that despite having a presence on YouTube and trying to get my channel going, I don’t watch many videos as I find most of them shallow and too much gear-oriented. Having said that, I recently watched an eye-opening video by Sean...

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”...

Cuba, a photographers paradise part 2 ~ Trinidad

(part 1: Havana is here). The tour details are here. 01. The streets of Trinidad are a riot of colour. There are so many combinations of saturated pigment that shouldn’t really work together but somehow they do and in an exciting way. Photography and words:...

Finding Photographic Balance in Hawaii

I recently returned home from a family vacation in Hawaii, where I spent nine days with my wife and daughter during spring break.  As time was ticking down to our departure a lot of friends and colleagues asked me what camera I was taking,...

It is great to be among friends

Photography and the craft of seeing matters to me. For this and many other reasons I have been publishing serious doses of photographic thought on this blog. Today I would like to talk about something very important and close to my mind – YOU! The...

A brand new book is here!

Dear Photographic Friends, After years of writing, preparing and anticipating, my brand new e-book “Seeing Simplified – How to see and craft great imagery” is finally here! Although the craft of photography is my passion, I have always taken delight in writing. A few years...

Finding the freedom to see

What an incredible three weeks it has been! Kasia and I just returned from a photographic trip to Europe where I was leading the Visual Poet Experience Workshops in London and Berlin. I had the privilege of working with an amazing group of photographers from...

Photographic dispatches from London and Berlin

I am writing this blog post from my hotel room in Berlin to share with you some photographic titbits from our trip to Europe. We started off in London where I was leading the Visual Poet Experience Workshop. Christian Cross, a London-based photographer was assisting...