Delibrate candour

I seem to be on a blogging spree these past couple of weeks. I really don’t know why, but mainly I think it’s because I’m in a good place. A happy place. It has been brought to my attention quite often that people like to...

Articulate Seeing

A few weeks ago, I came across a fascinating article by Don Craig, a photographer and friend from Victoria, British Columbia, titled “Articulate.” Although most of the piece deals with the medium format GFX, Don raised an issue I found most interesting. The leading thought...

Fujifilm SG Action & Fitness Workshop

Fitness is never really my thing; but I guess conducting a Fujifilm Action & Fitness Photography Workshop is the closest I could get. Together with 25 participant we had an great time shooting 2 models inside the gym and also a location shoot...

And other matters

I think I’ve finally made it! And why do I think this? Well. The inevitable happened. I now have some people following my every move on miscellaneous social media, and responding with lots of nice hateful messages about my images and my personality. To these...

What are you here for?

Writing and sharing my work on this blog and interacting with you has been one of the greatest pleasures and privileges of my life. From the start, I have always tried to share everything that has been buzzing around in my mind even if I...

Life and the lens

It’s the same thing every year. Around this time I take a look at the blog and go – “Why have I not written any posts lately!?” – And the answer is just about the same as always. I. Have. Been. Insanely. Busy. With. Life....

Springtime at 50 megapixels

GFX 120mm F10 1/280 ISO400 By Ben Cherry I first moved to the X Series four years ago because I was carrying too much equipment on trips and I wanted to switch to a smaller, lighter alternative. Now with X-T2s and the superb range...

Victoria Lindsay Coutts ~ One light portraits

I shot these portraits of Victoria Lindsay Coutts with just one light in my studio and one flash on location. I had a couple of hours to shoot with local model Victoria who is more or less my neighbour. We were scheduled to shoot with...

Shooting the Captivating Italian Lakes with the GFX

By Mark Bauer Landscape photographer, Mark Bauer lives near Dorset’s Jurassic coast, which is world renowned for being stunningly beautiful. This part of the country, as well as travelling with photography provides him with a constant source of inspiration. Mark recently visited the...

Ayla Rose at the Haçienda studio in London

The following 5 photographs were commissioned for a charity art project that will be revealed soon. In the meantime I thought it worthwhile sharing the reasoning behind the narratives, composition and techniques that I used. 1. I love the simplicity yet complexity of this frame. It seems rudimentary enough. There...