Stretch Yourself Creatively

Stretch Yourself Creatively

Sometimes I find that I become a tad complacent with my photography. Why? Complacency is comfortable. It is like curling up in an old leather recliner with a blanket that your aunt crocheted for you a dozen Christmases ago! It feels warm and safe! The problem with...
Travel Photography, it’s in the Details

Travel Photography, it’s in the Details

Whether you are touring to an exotic location overseas or a locale closer to home, travelling is always exciting. And when one of your goals is to illustrate your trip with photographs, it is crucial to capture not only the big picture but also intimate details....
Packing for a Photo Trip and the Rookie Tripod Mistake!

Packing for a Photo Trip and the Rookie Tripod Mistake!

What photo gear do you pack when you are heading off on holidays? I’m done hauling 25-kg camera bags full of kit that I never use! I spent way too many trips with a sore back, feeling hot, and too exhausted to open my bag and change lenses. I understand that...
What do Bird and Street Photography Have in Common?

What do Bird and Street Photography Have in Common?

I’m writing this on a flight heading down to Houston, Texas. As we cruise along at 35,000 ft, I was contemplating what I could write about for my next blog post. I was listening to the latest episode of Ted Vierra’s new podcast, Photography Matters, and it...
Postcards from NYC – 9/11 & Ellis Island

Postcards from NYC – 9/11 & Ellis Island

For the last installment of my Postcards from NYC series, I have some images from the 9/11 Memorial and Ellis Island to share with you. Now I live almost 4000 km away from the World Trade Centre site. And I do not know anyone directly affected by the terror attacks....
Post Cards from NYC – The Streets of Manhattan

Post Cards from NYC – The Streets of Manhattan

Last June I had an incredible visit to New York City. So today, I want to share the second blog in my Post Cards from NYC series with you. You can find last week’s on Coney Island here.  With over 1.64 million people living in under 23 square miles, Manhattan is...
Post Cards from NYC – Coney Island Edition

Post Cards from NYC – Coney Island Edition

One of my goals this year is to post to my blog once a week. Some of my musings will be instructive, some will be inspirational, and others will just be about the images I have taken recently. And by recently, I mean over the last year! Yes, I know, I was very...
Photographing the Palouse-When Things Don’t Go As Planned

Photographing the Palouse-When Things Don’t Go As Planned

A Smokey Trip to the Palouse Sometimes the best-intended photographic plans go off the rails due to things totally out of your control. When this happens, you need to find a way to see differently. You do not want to let a little bump in the road stifle your...
Tatonut, An Ocean Springs Institution

Tatonut, An Ocean Springs Institution

Preamble In February this year, I met Jens Krauer at the FujiLove Live conference in New York. Jens is an accomplished street and documentary photographer from Switzerland, and I have followed his work for some time. During our conversation, I mentioned that I had...
Havana in Photographs

Havana in Photographs

During the middle of September, I spent a week in Havana, Cuba. Cuba has been on my bucket list for a long time, so I was thrilled when everything fell into place and I was on the plane to Havana. I was prepared to see old cars and crumbling buildings, an era stuck in...
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