Interview with photographer Helene Cook

Hello again and welcome to a new interview with another photographer. This time I had the chance to talk to Hélène Cook, a Brussels-based hobby photographer. She started photography a few years ago and she is a member of the Viewfinders’ Photography Club since 2017....

So you think you are a Photographer !

Bollox are you ! Most people that carry cameras these days are just camera owners. If you buy lots of ingredients from a Supermarket and carry them around with you it won’t make you a Chef, not even if you do have a £10,000 Cooker...

Tuesday | Workshop | Day Two

I woke up tired, realizing as I turned off my alarm that I missed a FaceTime call from my daughter… a frustrating way to start the day.  The weather forecast called for: “Thunderstorms, some severe.  Storms can bring downpours, large hail, damaging winds and...

Fujinon XF 16-80mm f/4 R OIS WR first look preview

Fujifilm didn’t just release the GF50mm f/3.5 today which I wrote about HERE, they also released a little something for the X-series. I remember back in may 2018 when I took the X-T100 with me to Crete to do the whole brochure imagery for Fujifilm....

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,...

Fujifilm TX-1 – The original XPan

I was in Japan at the beginning of may. Fujifilm very successfully launched the GFX100 (read my first-look here) at their big Fujikina event. This was the second time I went to Tokyo, the first time being in October 2018. You might have seen the...

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...

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...