It is great to be among friends

Photography and the craft of seeing matters to me. For this and many other reasons I have been publishing serious doses of photographic thought on this blog. Today I would like to talk about something very important and close to my mind – YOU! The...

A brand new book is here!

Dear Photographic Friends, After years of writing, preparing and anticipating, my brand new e-book “Seeing Simplified – How to see and craft great imagery” is finally here! Although the craft of photography is my passion, I have always taken delight in writing. A few years...

Finding the freedom to see

What an incredible three weeks it has been! Kasia and I just returned from a photographic trip to Europe where I was leading the Visual Poet Experience Workshops in London and Berlin. I had the privilege of working with an amazing group of photographers from...

Photographic dispatches from London and Berlin

I am writing this blog post from my hotel room in Berlin to share with you some photographic titbits from our trip to Europe. We started off in London where I was leading the Visual Poet Experience Workshop. Christian Cross, a London-based photographer was assisting...

The Magic of Fujifilm

The last few weeks have been busy:  I attended a Fujifilm launch event for the new X-H1, helped lead a photowalk, spoke about my love of street photography to a group of passionate photographers (many of whom shoot with the Fuji X Series) and taught...

Advice: Shoot, shoot and shoot a lot! Really?

A few months ago Kasia and I watched an excellent documentary about the life and work of one of the great photographers, Sebastiao Salgado, titled “The Salt of the Earth.” The imagery and narrative of this fascinating film make it a must-see for every photographer....

Street Photography Workshop Update & a new bonus for participants!

The last few weeks have been full of teaching opportunities:  private workshops, photo walks, classroom presentations, etc.  After 23 years, teaching it is still the number one thing I love to do and all of these recent activities have made me so excited for this...

Seeing in Vancouver

I spent last weekend teaching and shooting with an incredible group of students in the Visual Poet Experience Photography Workshop here in Vancouver. I have to say it was one of the strongest groups ever! After studying the Simplicity-In-Seeing program and having intense image-centred discussions,...

Snow and R-A-I-N

As I am preparing for the upcoming workshop “Project R-A-I-N: Vancouver”  I would like to share with you some imagery taken during challenging weather conditions. I think this is the first time ever when all workshop participants are actually looking forward to R-A-I-N and/or S-N-O-W!...

Discussing Creativity, Inspiration and Motivation on the FujiLove Podcast

I am the guest on this month’s FujiLove podcast, speaking with fellow Official Fuji X Photographer Jens Krauer about the cover story I wrote for last month’s FujiLove magazine.  That article, entitled “Make Time for Creativity”, talked about finding inspiration, motivation and about the...