The Right Tool

Nothing has been more enjoyable than writing, exchanging ideas and making photographic friendships on this blog. It has been my home for the last seven years and I can’t express how grateful I am for knowing you. There has been lots going on in my...

Pitfalls of Street Photography

Since its inception this blog has covered many topics, some of them distinctly personal, some common and some highly contentious. When initiating this blog many years ago, I knew from the start that I wanted to make it honest and conversational. Especially in photography, genuine...

In pursuit of your own seeing

There’s no question that photography causes excitement and the urge to capture the world around us. However, very often in this excitement we lose sight of our own seeing. It is common, especially among novice photographers, for them to rely on others for their seeing...

The Visual Poet Experience Workshop – Vancouver

This August, the Visual Poet Experience Workshop in Vancouver is shaping up to be one of a kind. Although it officially runs from August 10th to 12th, this year I am offering one extra day, Monday, August 13th, at no extra charge. On this Monday,...

At the Crossroads

The last few weeks have been one of the most intense and groundbreaking times in my photographic journey. Finally, after years of deliberation and thought, my partner Spencer Wynn and I launched the Renatus Project – Remarkable Human Stories. Indeed, your response to our first...

The Renatus Project is here!

The Renatus Project has been years in the making. The idea of the project was born within. After years of struggling to survive, enduring dialysis and a subsequent kidney transplant, I met wonderful people from all walks of life on my journey. Every encounter provided...

Creative Composition In Street Photography – Part Three

“The marvels of daily life are exciting; no movie director can arrange the unexpected that you find in the street.” -Robert Doisneau In part two of this series we spoke about my favourite approach to street photography, which is to build a photograph in...

Minimalism in Photography

Sometimes I think about how to implement the minimalism philosophy in my photography style, following the "less is more" principle. But I don't want to follow this path, just because I have read about it, or it might be a fashion in almost everything we...

Fujifilm X-Pro2 Color Profile Camera Settings

In the era of the digital cameras, where things are so much easier (and sometimes more complicated, too), we have the chance to configure the digital camera, in my case, a Fujifilm X-Pro2, so the settings we make can offer us consistency, speed and comfort...