“London goes beyond any boundary or convention. It contains every wish or word ever spoken, every action or gesture ever made, every harsh or noble statement ever expressed. It is illimitable. It is Infinite London.” Peter Ackroyd, London I spent almost twenty years shooting London, in particular at the dawn hours for my two books […]
“Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.” Leonardo da Vinci Hello everyone, Today I have a cool photo challenge for you. This simplicity challenge has been inspired by this photo that I took a few years ago in Fes, Morocco: I really loved the simple lines and colours. It makes me happy to find something clear and clean […]
Photographer Ernst Haas taught me that anything could be a subject, and that it is only our curiosity and awareness that limits us in photography.
6 ideas from the master photographer Henri Cartier-Bresson that will help improve your photos and inspire your creativity.
I wanted to share some of the best articles we have written over the years that we have been told have created the biggest impact on people’s photography. These are articles that will help you expand your perception of photography, help you awaken your inner artist and give you techniques and skills so you can […]
I look at many people’s photographs and I’ve noticed that how people take photos is in direct correlation to how they live their day to day lives. This may not sound like a startlingly profound fact but, put simply: your personality can create the biggest barrier to achieving interesting and unique photographs. It’s not your […]
“Ask yourself what is really important. Have the wisdom and the courage to build your life around your answer.” Lee Jampolsky Today I want to share some of my thoughts as well as some cool quotes I’ve collected that capture why Havana and the country of Cuba is one of my favourite places to photograph. […]
Hello friends, How are you doing? I have been having a good day. I am putting together collections of images and it’s been nice reviewing and sorting my shots. I have also really enjoying telling people the story behind some of my images – and today I have a great one! So there I was, […]
I like who I am when I’m being creative, that’s the basic fact. I love taking photos, just like I love having a long walk through the hills near me in Spain. I have to remember that these things bring me joy. And who doesn’t want a life of maximum joy? So I am going […]
“Through this photographic eye you will be able to look out on a new light-world, a world for the most part uncharted and unexplored, a world that lies waiting to be discovered and revealed.” Edward Weston Yesterday in Spain Hola, Last weekend we arrived in southern Spain. We have settled in a little town on […]
Hello everyone, It’s been a fine day here in the mountains of Morocco. The sun is so warm during the day, and then the sun sets and an intense chill pervades. Standing on our terrace and looking up over the mountains at the clear, clear sky to watch the stars is a magical experience. There […]
If you do a bit of research on where to take cool photos in Hong Kong you are bound to find images of Montane Mansion estate. It’s an Instagram favourite.
Hello, Today I’d like to offer up some things I’ve been enjoying this week. I particularly search out creative ideas, projects or people when I am feeling too busy, or perhaps overwhelmed. I need to be reminded of all the amazing, fun, interesting and beautiful things being created in the wild world. It tears me […]
This is a photo from my workshop last week. The busyness of a city like Hong Kong gives you so many opportunities to play with long exposures. Good day to you, I hope life is really super good, and that you are happy, nourished, enjoying life in all the many places that you live. Today’s […]
Hello, Today I wanted to have a little fun and make this suggestion – your camera is nothing without you. It’s an inert machine that requires your vision, your inspiration, your excitement and energy to create interesting photos. So to illustrate this today I want to send you some photos I took in the last […]
Hello everyone, I hope you are all doing very well today. I hope too that you enjoyed my last article – My Ultimate Guide to Travel Photography. I got some great feedback, so I hope you have found it useful. Today I have another in-depth article for you – all about advanced composition techniques. […]
“A mind that is stretched by a new experience can never go back to its old dimensions.” Oliver Wendell Holmes Thank you to everyone who replied to my last post on our plans to be location independent. We’ll be travelling now for at least the next year – in part to run workshops in our […]
It’s a beautiful day here in London. The birds are going for it, chattering away in the trees, even in the dense urban centre of the city. You can hear their sing-song in the odd quiet little breaths the city takes, in between the cars and the noise of the people. There is sunshine, warm […]
You haven’t heard from me for a while and I’m sorry about that. I’ve been mulching in a creative bubble. I have a super cool project; a new hotel has commissioned me to put together a limited edition book of East London at Dawn. As a photographer this is the kind of work you dream […]
Good day to you all, I hope life is good for you and you are doing some cool things with your photography. I’m doing well, enjoying this good summer in London and getting ready for a working trip to the south of France next week. Lots of fun. A very quick and short one for […]