New York, New York

Last week we returned from New York. What an experience! I had the chance to try some amazing cameras but most importantly wander around this metropolis and craft some visuals.  During the few days we spent in the Big Apple, I encountered different weather conditions,...

The Importance of a Conversation on “Seeing”

In my last blog post I asked you about the direction of this blog and whether or not you enjoy it in the current format. Your response was overwhelming and deeply humbling. Most of you said that you like the format and you don’t want...

Let’s talk photography, my friends

Over the course of the last few years I have been present on multiple platforms, internet forums and projects. I enjoyed all of them. I met many talented people, I tried new ideas and faced many challenges. Having said that, this blog has always been...

Seeing Between the Lines

Yesterday I came across a fascinating interview with Gregory Crewdson (thank you Zhai Y.) in which he explains the process of creating his images.  In one part he says: “…but I think that’s where the mystery of the picture comes from – that tension, from...

The Craft of Street Portraiture

The fusion of light, shadow, line and perspective drives my seeing and photography. Most of my images include a human element but it is usually subtle and subservient to the overall image.  I do, however, enjoy street portraiture a lot. If I decide to shoot...

The Realm of Ideas

In the last few weeks my keyboard has become my best friend. These periods of intense writing are something I enjoy because I am well aware that the gods of inspiration could flip on me anytime.  Sometimes I wonder why the written word appeals to...

What is a great image?

“Just what is a great photo?” It’s one of the most common and most fascinating questions I have received. Despite certain predispositions and preconceived ideas I decided to write down my personal definition of a great photo. As such it will be my own journey through...

The power of staying put

When we travel and photograph new places, we are often tempted to try and capture it all. After all, few of us  have the time and resources to visit places like Paris or Sydney many times during our lifetime. This is understandable. Unfortunately, we often subscribe to...

Open Up Your Seeing

I must admit that the last few months have been intense. As you have probably noticed, I’ve been working on many projects and there is no question that I didn’t publish enough on this blog. That’s changing now! The first weeks of this year have been...