An Approach To Finding My Own Look

Being relatively new to photography, I quickly learned that the best way of improving is to simply bring the camera with me and take pictures. Thousands of pictures. I`ve experimented with black & white photography, vintage lenses, HDR, long exposures, timelapses and so forth. I`ve...

Dog’s Head, Amazonas

São Gabriel da Cachoeira is a municipality in the interior of the state of Amazonas, bordering Venezuela and Colombia. Looking at the map of Brazil, the region has the shape of a dog’s head. The city has about 45 thousand inhabitants, of which more than...

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...

Street Photography & Video Techniques Using The Fujifilm X-T2

Fuji X-T2 . Fuji XF23mmF2 @23mm . f/4.0 . 1/1000″ . ISO 600 Hi Haris! Would you like to start by introducing yourself, where do you live, what do you do and when did you first got interested in Photography? My name is Haris Ahmed, and I...

Black And White Iceland With The X-T3

As a street and portrait photographer in New York, landscapes aren’t my normal subject matter. I have often thought though that specializing too much as a photographer can be detrimental, that there are benefits from shooting in different genres and mixing elements or techniques between...

California Calling

Mastering the use of colour, light and contrast, Ali Harfouche, from California, produced one of the most inspiring body of work we have seen lately. In this interview, Ali describes his workflow and the equipment he uses to shoot on the streets. Hi Ali, could you please...

Shooting Street with the X-Pro2 in Vietnam

Fuji X-Pro2 . Fuji XF23mmF2 @23mm . f/2.2 . 1/125″ . ISO 400 Fourteen hours, a handful of cheap Korean beers, and two loosely inspired Korean airline meals later, it was midnight and I was landing in Hanoi Vietnam. The journey was taxing, upon landing all...

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...

Why shooting during the Blue Hour? – Dinant from Dusk to Dawn

This article is made to answering questions of why most of my landscape-cityscape photos are taken during the blue hour. My last photoshoot in Dinant was taken as an example regarding this subject. Still using my trustworthy camera Fujifilm X-T1 and the 12mm f/2.0 Samyang lens...

Never Too Late To Begin Photography. Seven Steps To Success

Heswall Boats, Wirral, England. During my journey from novice to enthusiastic devotee of creating art through photography, I kept notes along the way. I have distilled these notes of my struggles, frustrations, surprises, and the joys of taking “that photo” into 7 steps for others entering...