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...

Documentary Sunday with X100F

Last weekend was my nephew’s 10th Birthday. And the mini birthday picnic celebration is at the lawn of Gardens by the Bay. Just before I reach the car park; there was an empty field  beside a MRT construction. There I saw a...

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...

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...

The Project “Right Here”

When shooting on the street most people aim for individual images. I do too, most of the time. However, photographers should find time to pursue their personal projects and create a series. The commitment to issues close to our heart along with long-term project management...

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...

La Plage

I just spent a few days of vacation at my family home in Normandy, France. I’m not a beachgoers. I cannot sit still but I certainly enjoy walking, collecting sea glass and, of course, taking pictures. I also stay away from the busy beaches and...

A prisoner of Alcatraz

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San Francisco In Square

Most photographers start with rectangular formats and never go beyond that. The biggest problem with these formats is their unbalanced nature. As a result, you see many poorly framed images with a lot of unnecessary visual noise on both sides of the frame. Therefore, when...