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...

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...

Make a splash with your work and own it!

There has been lots of buzz about a platform called Unsplash. In fact, the idea has become so controversial that the one-and-only Zack Arias took it upon himself to tackle the issue. I don’t want to repeat all the arguments so please watch these two...

Summary of 2017 (Part 1)

PIECES OF MY SEEING In 2016, I decided “not to be afraid to be there” and “open my eyes not to what is in front of me but what is inside.” This zest for seeing, the freedom to explore and the hunger for visual...

Go out, feel, see and “make something wonder”!

While I was working on my first blog post since my return from a one-month photography trip to Europe, something made me pause and think. When travelling and shooting I didn’t have a chance to watch the latest Apple presentation. Last night I was able...

Project R-A-I-N: Vancouver Street Photography Workshop

When the winter months arrive, many photographers put away their cameras. I used to do the same. A few years ago, I ventured out with my camera during a rainy day and tried to tune my visual senses to a new reality. What I discovered...

Take Your Time Seeing

When interacting with my students or even experienced photographers who are new to the genre of street photography, they often tell me about their frustration in finding out how to begin. There are several issues such as lack of concentration, inability to find a good...

Thoughts on Street Photography Workshops

What a privilege! I had no doubt in my mind that this piece had to start with those words of appreciation. Indeed, choosing to take the workshop and entrusting anyone with your own seeing are important decisions. The fact that some of you decided to...

See you in Vancouver!

The Streets of Vancouver Photography Workshop is coming this month! We have received numerous emails asking about The Streets of Vancouver Photography Workshop. In short, we will be working together to create stunning imagery. Yes, you read that correctly! There is no room for...