At the Crossroads

The last few weeks have been one of the most intense and groundbreaking times in my photographic journey. Finally, after years of deliberation and thought, my partner Spencer Wynn and I launched the Renatus Project – Remarkable Human Stories. Indeed, your response to our first...

The Renatus Project is here!

The Renatus Project has been years in the making. The idea of the project was born within. After years of struggling to survive, enduring dialysis and a subsequent kidney transplant, I met wonderful people from all walks of life on my journey. Every encounter provided...

Why Not And Other Deliberations

Thanks to a generous donation I was able to complete a major overhaul of my gear. The X100F remains my daily camera. The GFX system with the GF 45mm F2.8 lens and GF 110 F2.0 is now the key gear for my Renatus Project as...

When Thank You Is Not Enough

Over the years I have met fellow photographers, artists, publishers and media executives and I often sense their nostalgia for the old days when many people could make a decent living from photography and find support and funding for their art projects. I often hear:...

Summary of 2017 (Part 2)

Please make sure to read part 1 of our summary. CAMERA OF THE YEAR Every year we try to pick a camera of the year. This is a highly personal and biased choice based purely on our own experience. In the last few years we...

A visitor, a critique session and life’s compartments

Spencer Wynn. The image was taken with the GFX. Last weekend we had a very special visitor. Spencer Wynn, a Canadian documentary photographer, came to Vancouver as one of the stops on his coast-to-coast journey celebrating Canada’s 150th birthday. He is travelling across this great country...

Out-of-focus thoughts about a new Fujifilm medium-format GFX 50S

I decided to join the “hands-on” craze – from Vancouver! I should have seen it coming. After all, we knew Fujifilm has been working on it for years (thanks to Zack Arias for pushing for it and Patrick of Fujirumors for such a great...