Politics of Running (Not) That Successful Photography Blog

Amnesia, X-Pro2 & XF 35mm F1.4, ACROS film simulation. It has been five years since Kasia and I started this endeavour, not that we are into wearing stupid hats and celebrating our pre-school math skills. It is more about thinking out loud and sharing our incoherent thoughts....

Going Nuclear with the X-Pro2

Who knew that someone who once lived in the communist bloc under the influence of the “Evil Empire” (Ronald Reagan) would one day visit a nuclear missile site on the other side of the Iron Curtain?! While driving through Montana, Missouri, Wyoming and the Dakotas,...

Parallel Seeing

The leaves have already started falling. The summer display of fake smiles, exaggerated colours and sunburned thoughts is fading away. A much more subdued, desolate and harsh time is coming. I have always liked this time of the year. This is when my seeing comes...

The Sister I Didn’t Know I Had (Part 1)

Ten years ago I was yet again a dying man. Regular dialysis kept me alive but drained my body of precious energy so I paid almost weekly visits to the Emergency department. I felt tired, depressed and very sick. This physical and emotional end-of-the-road exhaustion...

The Most Important Trip Ever – Prelude

Over the years we have done many road trips around North America. Some of these trips brought us amazing memories and great imagery, which we often shared on this platform. While we enjoyed them, our latest road trip was the most important we have...

Training Your Eye

Although I love music, I am well aware of my shortcomings, politely speaking, in this matter. If I hired a music teacher and practised for years, I might be able to sing one song without turning the audience hostile and violent. I am well aware...