24 HOUR PROJECT DUBAI – 01 APRIL 2017

READY FOR A PHOTOGRAPHY CHALLENGE? Today I'm introducing the 24 Hour Project; a yearly photography project which gathers Street and Documentary photographers from around the globe who share in real time images documenting the "Human condition of their city"/. Photographers share one photo per hour on social media during...

FIRST LOOK: FUJIFILM X-100F review

Today, January 19 2017 is an important day for Fujifilm! Beside the release of the first mirrorless Medium format (GFX), a new 50mm f2 lens, the new X-T20 (review here), Fujifilm also announced the X-100F today! It is hard to believe it has been 6 years since...

Pic(k) of the week 3: DHOW BUILDING, Dubai

In the first week of the new year, I headed out to the Dhow building site opposite Festival city in Dubai. Somebody from the US interested in my photography, inspired me to document the centuries old heritage of building wooden cargo ships. In the region...

Pic(k) of the week 2: Playing games at Khlong Toei market

First time I heard about Thai photographer, Rammy Narula, was through French Street Photographer Valerie Jardin. Both Ramy and myself appeared on her popular podcast "Streets of the World"; to check out the one about Bangkok click here, while my talk about Dubai can be found here. Valerie...

BEST 3 ARCHITECTURAL – AVIATION – TRAVEL – STREET PHOTOS of 2016

As a yearly tradition I will try and identify my best 3 Architectural, Aviation and Travel images for 2016; the three categories of photography I'm been known for.However 2016 is also the year, where I started shooting more and more Street Photography; I therefore decided to...

KUSHTI, The Art of wrestling – Dubai

Every Friday before sunset, a few hundred spectators gather around a small obscure dirt field, close to the Hyatt Recency hotel to watch a traditional Indian-Pakistani wrestling competition called Kushti. Now going back more than 3000 years, Kushti fighters from India, Pakistan and Iran have traditionally been sticking strictly...

HAPPY HOLIDAYS

Wishing all of my blogreaders HAPPY HOLIDAYS. For the ones celebrating; Merry Christmas! For all of you, may 2017 bring you good health, joy and happiness! As an official Fujifilm X-Photographer, 2016 has been another exciting year for Fujifilm; for me the most exciting was undoubtedly attending the 5th anniversary of the...