Confidence – a roller-coaster to seeing (Intro)

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 as “a certainty about handling something.” When looking at my [...]

How I learnt to stop worrying about technicals and start enjoying photography

How I learnt to stop worrying about technicals and start enjoying photography

You’ve just bought your first serious digital camera and you cannot conceal your delight. Or maybe you already have one but feel you are ready for the next phase. You want to take your interest in photography further and become a committed amateur or maybe even a semi-pro. You spend hours looking at the perfect, [...]

The best Fujifilm lenses to start with in late 2017 – Part II

The best Fujifilm lenses to start with in late 2017 – Part II

If you haven’t had a chance to read the first part of “The best Fujifilm lenses to start with in late 2017” please do so before you read any further. In the first part, we said that our gear-choices are vision-related, rooted in our own seeing and years of shooting with numerous X-series cameras and [...]

The best Fujifilm lenses to start with in late 2017

The best Fujifilm lenses to start with in late 2017

It has been a while since we wrote a gear-related post. For the last few months we have concentrated on seeing, composition, light, emotions and projects etc., the least popular concepts in photography 🙂 It’s time to correct this omission! I must admit that the endless stream of emails and online inquiries about “which lens/lenses [...]

Take Your Time Seeing

Take Your Time Seeing

When interacting with my students or even experienced photographers who are new to the genre of street photography, they often tell me about their frustration in finding out how to begin. There are several issues such as lack of concentration, inability to find a good subject, busy compositions, etc. We have written quite extensively about [...]