San Francisco In Square

San Francisco In Square

Most photographers start with rectangular formats and never go beyond that. The biggest problem with these formats is their unbalanced nature. As a result, you see many poorly framed images with a lot of unnecessary visual noise on both sides of the frame. Therefore, when I teach students composition I often urge them to start [...]

San Francisco Street Photography with the X100F

San Francisco Street Photography with the X100F

What a formula! It cannot get better than that. Okay, except for Vancouver! 🙂 For three days, I have been shooting in San Francisco with the X100F (one day I also had the X-T2 and the XF 90mm F2 lens). No plan, no expectations, no set goals. It was just the “Streets of San Francisco,” [...]

See you in Vancouver!

See you in Vancouver!

The Streets of Vancouver Photography Workshop is coming this month! We have received numerous emails asking about The Streets of Vancouver Photography Workshop. In short, we will be working together to create stunning imagery. Yes, you read that correctly! There is no room for mediocre, so-so, “it’s good enough” or “maybe someone will like it.” [...]

Articulate Seeing

Articulate Seeing

A few weeks ago, I came across a fascinating article by Don Craig, a photographer and friend from Victoria, British Columbia, titled “Articulate.” Although most of the piece deals with the medium format GFX, Don raised an issue I found most interesting. The leading thought was “striving to be fluent, effective, persuasive, lucid and expressive.” [...]

Parade of Street Visuals with the X100F

Parade of Street Visuals with the X100F

There is no question that busy cities such as Vancouver, San Francisco or New York provide a plethora of situations and visuals, making a great stomping ground for street photographers. When talking to photographers I found many of them have their own photography “route” in the city which, with ever-changing city life, provides visuals on [...]