Summary of 2018 and the top 10 images of the year

Summary of 2018 and the top 10 images of the year

IN SEARCH OF MEANING  2017 was the year of visual risk-taking when my photography was in intentional but controlled turmoil. It led me to deep discoveries and many new and exciting visuals, something I called “unquiet presence.” Early 2018 appeared to be going in a similar direction but from the outset I knew that this [...]

The Visual Poet Experience 2019 is here!

The Visual Poet Experience 2019 is here!

What an incredible year it has been! From Vancouver to San Francisco and London to Berlin, 2018 was another great year for the Visual Poet Experience. It has been a great pleasure to craft imagery with so many talented photographers, new and advanced. We achieved so much together and became friends for life. The Visual [...]

The first issue of the Medium Format Magazine is here!

The first issue of the Medium Format Magazine is here!

It is finally happening. The Medium Format platform and the accompanying Medium Format Magazine are here! Only two years ago digital medium format photography was the privilege of a very few mostly commercial and fashion photographers who could justify spending the equivalent of a new car on purchasing a medium format system. At that time, [...]

The Visual Poet Experience Workshop – Vancouver

The Visual Poet Experience Workshop – Vancouver

This August, the Visual Poet Experience Workshop in Vancouver is shaping up to be one of a kind. Although it officially runs from August 10th to 12th, this year I am offering one extra day, Monday, August 13th, at no extra charge. On this Monday, I will be available to my students to talk, study, [...]

A brand new book is here!

A brand new book is here!

Dear Photographic Friends, After years of writing, preparing and anticipating, my brand new e-book “Seeing Simplified – How to see and craft great imagery” is finally here! Although the craft of photography is my passion, I have always taken delight in writing. A few years ago, I started to jot down my photographic observations. Soon [...]

The Wall

The Wall

Exactly twenty-nine years ago my parents crossed the border from East to West Berlin. I clearly remember entering West Berlin. It felt as if we had embarked on a new world adventure. The city was full of life and prosperity. Freedom was in the air. On the west side of the Berlin Wall were special [...]

Interview with Jens Krauer

Interview with Jens Krauer

During our recent trip to Europe I had the privilege to sit down with one of my favourite photographers, Jens Krauer. We had a casual but in-depth conversation about photography, seeing, inspiration, the creative process and much more. I thought I would share it with you. Enjoy! Please feel free to share your thoughts. All [...]