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 [...]

Photography – the craft of curation

Photography – the craft of curation

Over the course of the last few years I have met many amazing photographers on my Visual Poet Experience Workshops. Interestingly, some of them realized very little of their hidden talent for seeing and crafting great imagery. As I have studied this phenomenon, I stayed in touch with some students, following their struggles and their [...]

Photographing with Bob

Photographing with Bob

This week has brought woeful news. The camera shutters of two photography legends will never open and close again. In a matter of a few days we lost documentary photographer Robert Frank and a fellow Vancouverite, a true master of street photography, Fred Herzog. After hearing the news, I wanted to write an in-depth and [...]

The Journal of Seeing – a conversation on “seeing” via images and words

The Journal of Seeing – a conversation on “seeing” via images and words

How are you, my photographic friends? The Photographic LETTERS, part of Simplicity-In-Seeing, introduced a few weeks ago got off to a great start. In fact, I got such positive feedback that I decided to expand the idea even further. One step that I have already taken was something you’ve all been asking me for a [...]