Manchester Punks 1980 with Midjourney AI, by @fabienb.ai
20th April 2023

So I went to see my grandparents during Easter to help them tidy up the garage. As it happens, we found a shoebox full of old photos, which made for an entertaining trip down memory lane 😉 A large document of the punk life in Manchester, UK, in the 1980s… This is how the story of this series of images could be told. In reality, I created the Manchester Punks series with...

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Fujifilm 75mm F1.8 X AF for Fujifilm X Mount full review youtube video
28th February 2023

Embargo is lifted, the Samyang 75mm F1.8 AF for Fujifilm X Mount has been announced, time to unveil! So… If you have followed me for a while, you know that here and there I always explicitly ask Fujifilm to release a 70mm fast prime lens. Like f/2 or faster. I started my career in fashion many years ago using Nikon gear. And my main portrait lens was the Nikkor 105mm f/2 with...

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Midjourney Professional Photographer Vs Artificial Intelligence AI Digital Portrait
1st September 2022

I found myself deep into the Midjourney rabbit hole. And my goodness, how much I enjoy it 🙂There’s been a proliferation of creative AI lately. Dall-E, Midjourney, Stable Diffusion and Craiyon are maybe the first iterations of an entirely new creative ecosystem. And one that is already producing mindblowing results (and sparkling controversies). For my latest video, I picked Midjourney because it seemed a perfect match to my style at first glance,...

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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 to photograph 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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Oxford street photo walk | portrait
1st March 2020

I talked about the recent photowalk in Oxford with other fellow photographers in this post. It was a fun day. And I managed to try a few new things with my photography, including setting my camera display in black and white to focus more on shape and contrast. During the photowalk, I took a few shots I was pleased with. Many of them not too dissimilar from my usual street style, with...

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Giant rainbow flag carried by parade participants at London Pride
7th July 2019

Like I try to do almost every year, I attended the London Pride again in 2019. It’s always a colourful parade and a full day of joy, fun, quirkiness, and love. And in these past 2 years, I also went with the clear intention to shoot some good portraits. For somebody as shy as me, the London Pride is always a great chance to do so, because people expect to be photographed....

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