Amsterdam – Creative Street Photography Workshop

Amsterdam – Creative Street Photography Workshop

On September 27-29th, 2019, alongside Tomasz Trzebiatowski of the Fujilove Magazine, I will be leading my last European workshop this year. This is going to be a very special event when Tomasz and I will share our approach to seeing and crafting great imagery. Tomasz, a founder and an editor-in-chief of the Fujilove Magazine is [...]

The Visual Poet Experience Workshop – Vancouver

The Visual Poet Experience Workshop – Vancouver

This August, the Visual Poet Experience Workshop in Vancouver is shaping up to be one of a kind. Although it officially runs from August 10th to 12th, this year I am offering one extra day, Monday, August 13th, at no extra charge. On this Monday, I will be available to my students to talk, study, [...]

NEW: Toronto Street Photography Workshop – June 8-10, 2018

NEW: Toronto Street Photography Workshop – June 8-10, 2018

For the first time, olafphoto’s creative street photography workshop is coming to Toronto this summer! I couldn’t be happier to announce this special event. There is so much to love about this remarkable city. It’s friendly and full of life, a metropolis with a wonderful mix of cultures, world-class architecture and cuisine and so much [...]

London Calling

London Calling

London has been the first destination during our recent strictly photographic trip to Europe. There is no question that many people travel to numerous destinations around the world and most of them has a sort of camera with them. It could be an iPhone, a small point-and-shoot or a large SLR. It doesn’t really matter. [...]

Go out, feel, see and “make something wonderful”!

Go out, feel, see and “make something wonderful”!

While I was working on my first blog post since my return from a one-month photography trip to Europe, something made me pause and think. When travelling and shooting I didn’t have a chance to watch the latest Apple presentation. Last night I was able to take a glimpse at this very event (don’t worry, [...]

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 [...]

The Streets of Vancouver as seen by workshop participants

The Streets of Vancouver as seen by workshop participants

In my last post, I wrote about the privilege of working with a very talented group of people. I was really impressed by the way my students merged the elements of the Simplicity-In-Seeing program with their own way of seeing to create stunning imagery. As we walked around the Streets of Vancouver, we all saw [...]

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.” [...]