The Mechanics of Seeing: Along the wall.

The Mechanics of Seeing: Along the wall.

X100F, 1/900 sec at f/9.0. Acros +R. The location of your street photography does matter. During our recent trip to Berlin, I decided to explore the area near The Marie-Elisabeth Luders Haus, a stunning building designed by the Munich architect, Stephan Braunfels. The...
First Conference Call

First Conference Call

Hello My Photographic Friends, Last month we had our first Simplicity-In-Seeing conference call. I know that many could not participate for various reasons and requested some sort of an update or recording. For now, we don’t have a recording so let me share some...
The Mechanics of Seeing: Split

The Mechanics of Seeing: Split

Although fog is quite a common phenomenon around Vancouver, it is rare to encounter fog downtown. One of the biggest problems when shooting in any city is visual chaos, or the overwhelming number of competing elements. Quite often, even the best efforts to simplify...
Creating new visuals AFTER the capture

Creating new visuals AFTER the capture

Jason, one of our subscribers sent me this question: “Usually I try to compose my pictures the best I can in the camera and only need to do minor cropping when editing. But sometimes I see something interesting, e.g., shapes, people and light but can’t get close...
The Mechanics of Seeing: A violinist

The Mechanics of Seeing: A violinist

X-100F, 1/800 sec at f/8, Acros + R SUMMARY: The piece discusses the project “Mechanics of Seeing” – mapping and recording the intellectual paths to seeing and creating an image. Such a path to one of our photographs is being presented and discussed. The “Violinist”...