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Is less more?

Apart from the concept of wabi sabi which I wrote about in an earlier blog post there is another concept that has become a major part of my life and that is minimalism. When guests visit us in our home the first thing they usually notice and comment on is the amount of space we have. This is not...

Open your eyes and then open your eyes again...

I am the last person who does not like going on adventures and exploring new places. I love travelling especially by car so that I can stop wherever I want to and then do what I love best...walking...and more walking...truly exploring a place and its secrets. I find that every place holds secrets...

Inside or outside the box?

Recently I was invited to my first podcast with the very talented and nice Jon Wilkening to talk about photography. First I thought I would not actually listen to it (me talking ;-)) but when he published it (here a link) my curiosity won and I also wanted to find out what I should do differently if...

The beauty of imperfections...

If you had asked me 7 years ago what I had considered a good picture I am sure I would have among other things mentioned technical perfection. I have been a perfectionist all my life. It was something that my father had taught me from early on as there was never anything I made or did that could not...

Focussing on how it feels best...

A few days ago I read a very interesting article on James McArdle's blog onthisdateinphotography.com about the work of Julia Margaret Cameron. The article got me thinking about two things - how I use focus which I will write about in this blog post and - how much I feel I have in common with a...

Really...another photography blog?

When I began thinking about starting my own blog the first question I asked myself was "Does the world need another blog about photography?" - the answer was simple...NO. There are so many great blogs out there written by photographers about general techniques and gear or more specific about film...