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...

Man with a tin bath, man without a camera

Most clichés contain a grain of truth, which is why they get repeated until they become clichés. I used to cringe on being told that the best camera was the one you were carrying. But recently I had to eat humble pie. I was visiting a...

Different Results – A look at/through the X-Pan

From my last post, it’s no secret that I bought a Hasselblad X-Pan camera. They’re as expensive as they are unique, but I got a great deal from oneofmanycameras.com. I have been shooting n increasing amount of analogue content in 2017, and I’m still debating...

The Magic of Photography

I have found photography to be an incredible endeavour. Every day I face a plethora of choices about observing, seeing and crafting a photograph. The more I practice this craft the more I agree with Elliott Erwitt that “it is about finding something interesting in...

First Take on the XF 80mm F2.8 OIS lens

I’m not going to write a full-fledged, all-in review of the brand new 80mm F2.8 R LM OIS WR Macro lens. It’s not that this superb lens doesn’t deserve one. It does! However, Jonas Rask (check out the October issue of the FujiLove Magazine) and...

The London Bus

It has been a couple of intense weeks with multiple projects in the works. I have to admit that I am looking forward to a holiday slow down and my usual year-end photographic self-confession. It is going to be fun, especially this year. This December...

NEW: Toronto Street Photography Workshop – June 8-10, 2018

For the first time, olafphoto’s creative street photography workshop is coming to Toronto this summer! I couldn’t be happier to announce this special event. There is so much to love about this remarkable city. It’s friendly and full of life, a metropolis with a wonderful...

Rainy Brussels

I was part of a team of enthusiasts photographers in a photo-walk in Brussels, during November’s whimsy weather. Starting from the afternoon until the evening, night included, we roamed the streets of this city, looking for architecture and street photography subjects, enjoying each other’s company,...

Project R-A-I-N – Follow Up

Thank you so much for your overwhelmingly kind response to my “From Fujifilm X100 to Fujilove” blog post and accompanying announcement. It’s good to be among friends! J Today I would like to update you on our ongoing R-A-I-N project. The heavy R-A-I-N in the...

A Weekend in November

I had less than 48 hours in Paris earlier this month but they were two very memorable days. I arrived on Saturday morning and took part in the first Paris Hit The Street Worldwide Photowalk which is a new project of mine, aimed at bringing...