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...
Expanding Your Seeing with New Elements

Expanding Your Seeing with New Elements

In our last article, we viewed light as the starting point. This is an idea worth exploring further; however, this time we would like to focus on seeing from a slightly different perspective. When working with aspiring photographers, I notice that when they look for...
The Concept of Stage

The Concept of Stage

When talking to photographers one question often comes up: “How can I identify a scene worth exploring visually?” It is especially true for street and travel photography as the abundance of elements with often change quickly, making it difficult to focus on one...
The Man at the Bus Stop

The Man at the Bus Stop

Explaining the process of photographing a man at the bus stop on a rainy day including the mechanics of seeing, the gear used, the in-camera setup, light, composition and technical considerations.   One afternoon I drove to downtown Vancouver to shoot for my...