Seeing Between the Lines

Yesterday I came across a fascinating interview with Gregory Crewdson (thank you Zhai Y.) in which he explains the process of creating his images.  In one part he says: “…but I think that’s where the mystery of the picture comes from – that tension, from...

The Craft of Street Portraiture

The fusion of light, shadow, line and perspective drives my seeing and photography. Most of my images include a human element but it is usually subtle and subservient to the overall image.  I do, however, enjoy street portraiture a lot. If I decide to shoot...

The Realm of Ideas

In the last few weeks my keyboard has become my best friend. These periods of intense writing are something I enjoy because I am well aware that the gods of inspiration could flip on me anytime.  Sometimes I wonder why the written word appeals to...

Myanmar: The Unknown Asian Treasure

Being an airline pilot, and travelling for a living, you sometimes learn to manage your expectations when it comes to exploring new places. Although the Hot Air Balloon trip in Bagan had been in our bucket list for quite a while, we expected Myanmar to...

Why I Love Both Film and Digital Photography

Film versus digital. This debate is something I’ve encountered in various photographic communities over many years. For digital photographers the argument is often about technology and convenience. For film photographers it’s often about slowing down and getting back to the basics. As a long time...

What is a great image?

“Just what is a great photo?” It’s one of the most common and most fascinating questions I have received. Despite certain predispositions and preconceived ideas I decided to write down my personal definition of a great photo. As such it will be my own journey through...

The Fuji X-Pro1 camera has a soul!

Hi Peter! Would you like to start by presenting yourself to the readers? Hi! Thank you for having me! I am a dad, musician and freelance photographer based in Aalborg, Denmark. You photograph in a splendid way a diversity of genres, including Landscape and Weddings, but much...

On holiday with the the Fuji X10

There is now a folder of scans of old photographs, some of them very beautiful. They go back to the time of my birth and run through my late teens. All the early ones are by my father, a civil engineer, now retired. Then there...

Wedding reportage with X-Pro2 and X-T3

Hi, my name is Tomasz, I live in the south of Poland and I have been interested in photography for 5 years. I am a professional wedding photographer but I also strongly like doing street reportage, which techniques I later put into wedding photography as well....