The Importance of Curation

Many of us remain under more or less strict lockdown, giving us plenty of time to look into our own photography. One of the most important subjects rarely discussed is curation. There is a common misconception that great photographers always shoot great images. Yes of...

The Gift of Stillness

I love being with people and interacting with them. Maybe this is something from my European upbringing, I don’t know. Strangely enough, however, I mostly work alone—I mean physically alone—as do most photographers.  In the last few years I’ve been lucky to work with many...

Visual Poet Experience Workshop goes online

One of the greatest joys in my photographic career has been preparing, travelling and teaching the Visual Poet Experience Workshops around the world. I have met hundreds of students over the years, studying and shooting great imagery together. We have become great friends and many...

From the confines of this (mental) space

At one point I had no choice but to turn the TV off. The doom-and-gloom that spills out of the screen has exceeded any reality a long time ago. Fortunately, with my refusal to live binge-watch the apocalypse came an unusual burst of photographic energy....

RESET: This is the time

There have been so many dreams, aspirations, plans and intentions. In my life I have met so many great people, like you and me, who have been imagining their future, preparing the boat, planning the course. The complaint is always the same: if I only...

Let’s take care of each other

One of the greatest surprises about photography is how it encompasses so much of our lives. From documentary to reportage, from landscape to travel or portrait and even commercial, we interact, observe and craft imagery from those amazing pieces of life that surround us. Burk...

How to Set Up Your Fuji Camera For Street Photography

Welcome along to another blog guys. Today I want to make a few suggestions as to how to set up your Fuji camera for street photography. These settings will hopefully allow you to walk the streets and focus on watching the world and looking for...

Seeing Iceland in monochrome

As Fujifilm X shooters we are spoilt for choice when it comes to colour. We have the amazing and universal Astia and Provia simulations for a range of subjects and situations, Velvia for slide-film-like pop of vibrance and saturation, the Classic Chrome with its muted...

New Visual Project: “The Scraps”

I am so grateful to those of you who have been accompanying me throughout my photographic journey. I know it is not an easy endeavour to stick with a photographer who started with landscape, only to shoot travel, street, creative street, then travel and now…...