gear matters
21st April 2022

You read it right—gear matters. I’m no stranger to controversial topics here, and I felt this video needed to be made. But the more you watch it, the less controversial it will appear. In the end, I hope that you will see how this is my way of empowering you so that you can take your best photos ever. Almost on a daily basis, I get asked which settings I use to...

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tips to photograph strangers | street photography Istanbul
14th April 2022

If you follow my Stories on Instagram, you know that I just returned from my trip to Istanbul… And I immediately felt the need to publish these tips for photographing strangers! This trip was a game-changer for my Street Photography, and here I’m sharing all I did to capture street portraits. In these past days in Istanbul, my Street Photography was pulled to a completely different place. This beautiful city has had...

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BeautiCa Magazine Halloween Photoshoot Portrait photography Lightroom Taylor
8th November 2021

Beautica Magazine (website – instagram) is an internationally publishing magazine about all kinds of creative Fashion, Beauty, Nude and Boudoir. They partnered with myself and a pool of talented London-based photographers to create a special edition for Halloween 2021. And 15% of all sales are donated to the Great Ormond Hospital for Children in London, so it’s also a great opportunity to do good.

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become a better photographer
22nd January 2021

If you ever want to become a better Photographer, there is one thing you need to start doing right now. Particularly when you’re starting this new career, it’s very easy to fall into traps. You buy a new camera because you saw all the great examples of what it can do in YouTube videos or Instagram posts, and you go straight out capturing everything you see. You find your photographer “role-models” and...

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full time Fujifilm photographer
14th January 2021

The two questions people ask me most frequently are why I shoot with Fujifilm cameras and how I decided to be a full-time Fujifilm photographer. Because of the lockdown, I’m spending more time in the studio now, so this is a chance for another talking head video and time to answer these recurring questions. It was probably always in the cards, as Fujifilm has been with me since the beginning. But it’s...

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GFX100 now 400 megapixel
26th November 2020

Oh yeah, 400 megapixel images are now a thing (408, to be precise). I mean, You could already produce 400 megapixel images (and beyond) by stitching images together. But you couldn’t take a single 400 megapixel shot. And now, thanks to the latest firmware update for the GFX100 medium format camera, it’s real. The GFX100 was already capable of shooting 102-megapixel images. But today Fujifilm released a new firmware update that adds...

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Smartphone photography tips
20th July 2020

My friend Dot Lung asked me to go live with her and talk about smartphone photography tips and how to take better photos with your phone. We both use iPhones, but all we talked about applies to Android as well. We did not talk about specific apps only available for one platform but actually discussed real examples of taking photos with a phone. Dot Lung is a fantastic Digital Media Strategist who...

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London Street Photography in harsh light
24th June 2020

You read it right: my Photography workshops are back. The lockdown measures are easing in the UK. And what the government just announced is finally allowing me to restart hosting my Photography workshops. Shops are reopening, the safe distance is reduced to “1 metre plus”, and we can have gatherings of up to 6 people… We’re getting there. I’m not travelling yet, even though I desperately want to. Therefore my engagements are...

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Rule of Thirds - cover image
7th May 2020

When you’ve been a photographer for many years, you give some knowledge for granted, and the Rule of Thirds is certainly among those. But as of today, this is still the most searched photography-related topic on Google. So maybe I should write about it. If there’s enough interest, I might cover more Photography basics. Let me know in the comments if it’s something you would like to see here. What is the...

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Fujifilm X-T1 black
23rd April 2020

I'm often asked why I shoot Fujifilm, rather than maybe follow the latest trends on YouTube and go with Sony or any big DSLR... Trust is, it happened by chance. Here's how.

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Prints for Sale - Toronto mockup
16th April 2020

Yes, prints are now on sale in my shop! You probably remember my post about what to expect from me this year (don’t worry if you don’t, here’s the link). So you know this was due. I started selling prints even before I established my photography business. The first time it happened, I had not planned for it at all. I posted my photo of the sunrise over the Haleakalā volcano in...

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coronavirus
12th March 2020

When I wrote my post about what to expect from me in 2020, coronavirus (Covid-19) had not yet made the news front pages. In these past few days, I took some time to reflect on the situation. On what it means for my business. This is still a work in progress, but some decisions are to be made. Since I began this journey as a professional photographer, travel has always been the...

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