Pic(k) of the week 8: THE RED DOOR AND THE COW – VARANASI, INDIA

After attending Vineet Vohra's "How to Street" workshop as part of the Xposure photo-festival in Sharjah last November, I knew I had to go to Varanasi, India. Vineet, like many other Indian Street Photographers, has done a lot of great work in Varanasi, the Northeastern city along the...

Moving ahead with X-H1.

If a GFX do get married with a X-T2 and if they ever have  an offspring; it will definitely looks like the new X-H1 in the design department. This camera certainly inherits certain design cues from its parents. It has sexy dials from X-T2....

Confidence – a roller-coaster to seeing (Intro)

Josef Koudelka would say, “Look at something and think, this is right.” Unfortunately, it is a constant search and we often doubt if indeed “this is right.” In other words, photography and confidence (or rather lack of it) has much in common. Wikipedia defines confidence...

Pic(k) of the week 4: EK SUNSET – DUBAI CREEK HARBOUR

One of my favorite places to shoot the Dubai skyline at sunset, is from the grounds of the new Dubai Creek Harbor project; a new waterfront property project on the southeastern shore of the Creek. Since the Dubai Creek Harbour sign has been overshot, I wanted to be...

Pic(k) of the week 3: MEN AT WORK – Street Photography in Deira, Dubai

Blog-readers have probably noticed that Street Photography has become more and more important in my personal photography! Those really paying attention might even have picked up on the fact that I moved "Street Photography" to the top in my gallery section of the website. Although I try to do as...

TOP 10 IMAGES OF 2017

Now that the end of the year celebrations are behind us, it is a perfect time to reflect on my work as a photographer during 2017.  While some tend to think that the best years of photography seem to be behind us, I tend to disagree....

Friday Image No.165

The Canal, Uppermill, Saddleworth. Fuji X-T2, 18-135 lens. ISO200, f/11.0, 1/50″ handheld. Over the Christmas break I headed out for a walk a number of times. Quite often I found myself taking the Fuji X-T2. Now that I have the 18-135mm lens, I find I’m using...

Pic(k) of the week 1: JUMPING INTO THE NEW YEAR – HAPPY 2018

Happy 2018 to all my blog readers! May the New Year bring you good health, joy and happiness! As I'm writing this, I'm starting the 9th consecutive year of my Pic(k) of the week series; 52 images per year which stand out that given week. When I started it in January 2010, it was...

Pic(k) of the week 50: DUBAI SKYLINE – NEVER BORING

The Dubai skyline is never a boring photo subject! Ever changing with new high-rises appearing on a constant basis, it remains one of these things I tend to come back to every winter; when the weather is more suitable to landscape/cityscape photography! Beside trying to document the changes in the skyline,...