Knowing When NOT To Take A Photograph

Last weekend Kasia and I watched an excellent documentary about the life and work of one of our favourite photographers, Sebastiao Salgado, titled “The Salt of the Earth.” The imagery, narrative and range of this fascinating film make it a must-see for every photographer. One moment, in particular, caught my attention and set me thinking. [...]

Along The Gold Rush Trail

In our previous posts, here and here, we shared many images from our trip along the Gold Rush Trail. This historic route not only has plenty of great places to photograph but also offers a valuable lesson on Canadian history. Here are more images from this trip. Ashcroft – small but very charming place with [...]

Getting Married with the Fuji X-T1 & XF 56mm F1.2

While we view ourselves as landscape and fine art photographers, we don’t shy from other areas of photography. Quite the contrary! While photographing landscapes we usually travel to less popular locations, enjoy the serenity of the mornings and take our time to focus on the scene. As a result the majority of our work is [...]

“Goodbye God, I am going to Bodie” with the Fuji X-Pro1 & Fuji X100S

It is hard to describe what draws us to places like Bodie. Maybe it is the beauty of the forgotten and rusty; maybe it is the dark history or a search for ghosts of the past. One thing is for sure – after documenting all major ghost towns of the West over the last few [...]

Photo Bits II: New section, Fuji X-T1 and five minutes of light

We added a new section to our website titled “gear we use and recommend.” Many of you ask for camera recommendations, so you should find some answers here.   It appears that the interest in the new Fuji X-T1 is sky high and for good reason. One of our readers, Stephen, was kind enough to [...]

Westminster Abbey with the Fuji X100S & X-Pro1

In our last blog entry, “Photography is easy. Really?” we wrote about the importance of concentrating on the art of crafting an image. Nowadays it doesn’t come easily because the constant need (and in some cases addiction) to be connected doesn’t allow our minds to calm down and settle on ONE task. However, there are [...]