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 [...]

Literature and Photography: What a powerful combination!

Literature and Photography: What a powerful combination!

I have always loved reading books. When I was a teenager, I would spend the entire summer in my room reading. It reached a point when my parents hid my books and told me to go outside and play. Yes, it was that bad!   This passion for reading has become a passion for writing and [...]

The “rest” of the image

The “rest” of the image

The process of crafting great imagery is something I have been studying for years. One of the undertakings in this rivetting pursuit was to study hundreds of great images from many photographers, well known and less well known, from different backgrounds and with unique seeing profiles across most genres of photography. Today I would like [...]