Paris in July

I’m a little behind in my blog posts. Summer has been ‘non-stop’, just the way I like it. In July I spent a few weeks at my family home in Normandy (see earlier post here). I was traveling with my two boys. They’ve spent every...

Rinzi Ruiz: Pictures from my Soul

Los Angeles based street photographer Rinzi Ruiz is a very well known name among the american street artists working today, mainly because of his black and white pictures depicting ordinary life moments in downtown LA. We reached out Rinzi and we asked him a few questions...

Number 17

It was just brought to my attention that feedspot rated my blog at number 17 of 75 of the top 75 blogs and sites for Streetphotographers. Apparently they used google ratings, social media interactions etc etc. I have no idea how they calculated this result,...

Pieces of my seeing

It is not street, travel or landscape. It is not black and white or colour. It is not your camera, formula or a preset. It’s certainly not a collation. No, it is not always your smile, wit or impulse. It is not always who you...

The Wall

Photography can be a fickle thing at times:  some projects involve countless hours of planning, execution, blood and sweat, while others seem to materialize out of nowhere and come together quickly. I was recently in Toronto for a week of work that included a 3...

Minolta X Fujifilm

It was almost like a revelation. Like something that I really didn’t think could ever be possible. I first got a whiff of what was coming on a facebook forum committed to all things Fujifilm GFX. There were a lot of first movers from Hong...

The Streets of Vancouver as seen by workshop participants

In my last post, I wrote about the privilege of working with a very talented group of people. I was really impressed by the way my students merged the elements of the Simplicity-In-Seeing program with their own way of seeing to create stunning imagery. As...

Streets of San Francisco Photography Workshop

It is finally here – the Streets of San Francisco Photography Workshop! We could not be more excited as San Francisco is one of the best cities for street photography in North America. Not only does it offer a plethora of fascinating visuals but the...

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...