It’s Leica, stupid!

It’s Leica, stupid!

The cover image courtesy of Jonas Rask. As a moderator of a few groups and engaged in many others, one subject, gear-related of course, always triggers violent reactions. That’s nothing new in this industry, but I have to admit that the logic cited in this particular case is dangerously absent. You can probably guess which [...]

From the road

From the road

Most of my blog posts are quite long. This year, I have been extremely busy working on my new books (yes, there are two in the works), developing my brand new Visual Poet Experience - PRO program and working on the Medium Format Magazine. The last two weeks were especially challenging as gloomy and dark [...]

Unpacking the Visual Environment and Making It Your Own

Unpacking the Visual Environment and Making It Your Own

On our last trip to Montana, I was shooting inside an old Victorian hotel with creaking wooden floors and walls painted pastel earth colours. In one room, the old range sat rusting beside a window. The place was full of photographic opportunities; outside the windows old log cabins sat in the snow. In fact, it [...]

SUMMARY OF 2019 AND THE TOP 10 IMAGES OF THE YEAR (Part 1)

SUMMARY OF 2019 AND THE TOP 10 IMAGES OF THE YEAR (Part 1)

It’s been a productive but visually quite unexpected year. This became clear after spending the last few days picking the top 10 images of 2019. As many of you know, I try to do this every year. The longer I do it, the more convinced I am that it brings tremendous insights to my photography [...]

A Trip to the Canadian Rockies

A Trip to the Canadian Rockies

Most of you know me as an unconventional street photographer but this is not where I started. It began with intense road trips when I photographed landscape, people, signs… in other words, documented the unknown and unexpected. This fascination with the idea of a road trip and accompanying search for visuals is something I transplanted [...]

13 Years of Thankfulness

13 Years of Thankfulness

It was a truly beautiful morning. A fresh and uncommon snowfall blanketed the city of Vancouver making this day special and memorable. Indeed, for someone who loves snow, this rare occurrence was just another sign of the transformation that was about to take place.  After years of struggle to stay alive, a kidney transplant was [...]