“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 […]
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.
Hey friends, Hope today is excellent for you! Every few months we write an article for Digital Photography School and this months is a cracker! The article is inspired by the creative genius that was Van Gogh. 7 Things Van Gogh Can Teach Us About Photography He really inspires me, not just with the art […]
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 […]
Hello good people, This is Diana and today I am standing in for Anthony as he is deep into teaching our workshop in Vietnam. It’s got off to an amazing start, and the group are loving the experience. I am always learning things from Anthony about being a creative person, and he vice versa I […]
Hey folks, Today I want to bring you some very relevant and useful pieces of creative wisdom from the late, great writer Henry Miller. In these days of 24 hour news, in these days of stress about the planet and politics, of uprisings and obstructions, of frustrations and injustices. (And that’s before we’ve even thought […]
I lived in London for almost two decades. It’s a city I love, even though it lacks the beautiful weather of where I grew up in California. And when you grow up in the sun, it’s hard to live with out it. So really it’s testament to what an incredible city London is that I […]
Greetings from Palermo, on the beautiful island of Sicily. I have just finished running a workshop and now I am shooting and filming. It’s been a great week for me! Di and I were talking recently about why travel feels so exhilarating to us. I think: We travel to see the beauty of nature and the […]
“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. […]
Today I leave Istanbul. Saying goodbye to this beautiful city after 2 weeks of photographing, exploring and running a wonderful workshop. One of the most exciting things for me to see in Istanbul in the spring is the tulip festival, where an incredible 30 million tulips are planted all over the city in different displays. […]
“Without the cat, Istanbul would lose a part of its soul.” from Kedi One thing you notice when you arrive in Istanbul is the abundance of stray cats and dogs. This might sound a little off putting, but in fact these are some of the friendliest animals you will meet. Locals feed and look after […]
Sometimes photography can bring you in touch with the worlds and life beyond our mere small planet. As someone already fascinated about space and the possible life in the galaxies far far away, I love Jaxson Pohlman photography. Pohlman has become well known with his Astrophotography, and creating beautiful images of star speckled skies and […]
It might sound strange to suggest that writers can teach us anything about photography. I believe, though, that any creative pursuit springs from the same space within us – whether it’s photography, writing, painting or even making exquisitely beautiful cakes. Creativity comes from a desire to express ourselves, to verbalize our experiences, thoughts, ideas and […]
I don’t like to have complicated goals in my life. But I do like to have a vision for my life that I follow each year.
A few days ago my son and I went on the famous Caminito del Rey walk in Andalusia. It was once the world’s most dangerous walk, tiny walkways clinging to the hills with 100-metre drops, but after the renovations, it now offers stunning views across beautiful gorges and valleys. It was fun walking over the moving […]
I spend a lot of time shooting at dawn. I have created several projects around the cities at dawn theme. I love the light, the emptiness and the serenity of the hours around sunrise. People often say to me about my dawn escapades – Oh I could never do that. I’m too much of a […]
“Your days pass like rainbows, like a flash of lightning, like a star at dawn. Your life is short. How can you quarrel?” Buddha Last night I arrived in Istanbul. I was greeted by a sultry, warm city. As we drove through the dark streets, illuminated by the many cafes and little shops, and into […]
Hey folks, I hope you are doing well and having a great day. This past spring I turned 50. It was part of a momentous year for our family as Di turned 40 last winter, and last month our son became a teenager. We each entered a new era. Of course, if that’s what you […]