Pic(k) of the week 42: WHERE THERE IS LIGHT THERE IS SHADOW

Earlier this year, while testing the new Fujifilm X-H1 (review here), I shot some images at an old abandoned village in the UAE; Check out Pic(k) of the week 11, "When the desert takes over", for more! When I visited the small village in Al Madam...

Pic(k) of the week 41: SUNSET OVER MOUNT FUJI

Mount Fuji is the highest mountain in Japan and one of the main symbols of the country. At 3776m (12389ft) it is a dormant volcano which last erupted in 1708. Although about 100km away from the capital, it often can be seen on a clear day from downtown Tokyo. Mount...

Pic(k) of the week 27: IFE AERIALS – A new personal project is born

Sometimes a new photography project is born by experimentation or even out of boredom. Such was the case the other day when I was traveling in the passenger cabin of an airliner. Nowadays a lot of the modern airliners have great in-flight cameras installed on the...

Pic(k) of the week 32: FINE ART AERIAL PHOTOGRAPHY – Somme Bay

Officially known as one of the most beautiful bays of the world, the Baie du Somme (Somme Bay) is an amazing natural site. A large estuary in the Picardie region of Northwestern France, its characterised flat areas of marsh and sand especially come to life during...

Pic(k) of the week 31: AUCKLAND DURING BLUE HOUR

My travels as an airline pilot take me to all corners of the world. Such was the case last week when I was able to spend a few days in a city that I hadn't visited for several years; Auckland, New Zealand.  Beside photographing the Dubai skyline, over...

St Gilgen

I was lucky enough to visit the town of St Gilgen in Austria. I captured these scenes by Lake Wolfgangsee at dawn. I like the way that the passing swan it returning the look of the swimmer. Shortly afterwards she was joined by a friend. I...

Projects

Fujifilm X100FI have always been passionate about Photography Projects and I even include Projects in my talks and workshops. They are fantastic for personal development but frustrating all at the same time. The hardest part with most projects is getting started ! Once you are...

Pic(k) of the week 26: AERIAL OF CAR TERMINAL, VLISSINGEN

Yesterday I returned from a three day Aerial photography trip to the Wadden islands with my 1954 Piper Cub aircraft. The Wadden islands are a long chain of small islands in the Northern part of the Netherlands and Germany. Beside some interesting nature aerial work (upcoming Pic(k) of the week), I also...