Pic(k) of the week 16: Pinocchio on a bike

I am the first to admit that there is often a portion of luck involved with photography; especially when doing Street Photography where one has very limited control on what is about the happen! The other day I was out with my recently purchased XF50mm f2 lens; yes,...

Pic(k) of the week 15: Tour of Flanders – Ronde van Vlaanderen 2018

The Tour of Flanders, known as "De Ronde van Vlaanderen", is an annual road cycling race held every spring in my home country Belgium, which is often nicknamed "Vlaanderens Mooiste (Flanders finest). The yearly race has been held uninterrupted since 1919 and even took place while...

Fuji X-T2 – Rome

I recently made a short trip to the beautiful city of Rome in Italy. The weather did not exactly play ball but I was able to get out with the Fuji X-T2. I decided to travel light and took just the 16mm f1.4 and 23mm...

FUJIFILM X-H1 – FIRST LOOK BY A PHOTOGRAPHER

On February 15, 2018, Fujifilm announced the X-H1; a brand-new "Hybrid" still/video camera which is without a doubt the most versatile of all X-series cameras. I didn't have the time to do a full First look review on the day of the announcement, as I was away...

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...