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...

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Hoya Sparkle filters used at night in London
7th March 2022

Have you ever heard of the HOYA Sparkle filters before? Me neither. But it looks like this is about to change as Hoya is investing more in marketing to push these. Since I moved to my new studio, quite a few agencies have approached me offering collaborations. Among them, professional...

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Day to night walk in London street photography Fujifilm low light sunset
14th December 2021

Welcome back to another cinematic vlog in the streets, this time for a day to night walk in London. Aside of going out for photography, to me walking is kind of a therapeutical exercise: whenever I feel down or lacking inspiration I just hit the streets. It clears my mind. And if I'm looking for inspiration this clicks briefly after I start taking photos...

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Fujifilm GFX 50S II in Florence vlog
25th October 2021

This is now Episode 5 of my Fujifilm GFX 50S II In Florence mini-series… And this time is a good ol’ vlog. 🙂 If you haven’t watched the rest, here’s the playlist link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6PcVN… In this episode, I take an unbeaten path with the GFX 50S II in Florence to...

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Fujifilm GFX 50S II Street Photography
11th October 2021

This fourth episode of YouTube mini-series in Florence is all about GFX 50S II Street Photography. As I mentioned before, this is not as fast and powerful as the GFX 100S. But the new iteration of this camera has a lot more processing power so it is much easier to...

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Duomo di Firenze, Florence Duomo
16th September 2021

With all the content I produced in my trip to Florence, a proper tribute to the indisputable hero of its skyline, the Duomo di Firenze, had to be made! And here I’m doing what no Florentine has ever done before.: All 1000+ steps of the Florence Duomo in one day!...

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Fujifilm GFX 50S II hands-on review
4th September 2021

Right, now that we’ve been through the first impressions, it’s time for a proper Fujifilm GFX 50S II hands-on review. I just started to edit and put together all the GFX 50S II content I created. And it becomes obvious to me that this is going to become a series,...

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One Minute Message
29th April 2021

I just received my first dose of Covid vaccine!Some people have strong opinions against vaccines… Personally I don’t understand them but I do respect every opinion. But to me this is a big deal! And it can be for the future of my channel as well! You see: my photography...

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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 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”, can have gatherings of up to...

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Jökulsárlón
24th May 2020

Back with a Story Behind The Shot with Jökulsárlón, and this time also back in time. I shot this some years ago in a touristless Iceland, with a then brand new iPhone 6 Plus. That’s right, no fancy camera, just what was always in my pocket. The Story Behind The...

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Prints for Sale - Haleakala volcano
19th April 2020

Today’s Story Behind The Shot at Haleakalā is about one of my absolute favourite photos. And it is going to be a long read. After I quit my Creative Director job, I went travelling around the world. In one instance, I literally travelled full circle moving East (and that’s when...

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Georgia
5th April 2020

I missed last week’s appointment. With all that is going on in the world right now, I thought you all had better to do than read my stories. But some of you reached out asking about the newsletter and it seems that light content like this can provide some relief....

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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 days, I took some time to reflect on the situation. On what it means for my business. This is still a work in progress...

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2020
27th December 2019

So, what can you expect from me in 2020? If you follow me on Instagram (like you should, @fabienb) you may have noticed how I’ve gone quiet in December. This is often the case for me. This is the month I look back at all that happened during the year...

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The Gatwick Fiasco
22nd December 2018

The Gatwick Fiasco. Or how the second largest and busiest airport in UK couldn’t handle a drone alert and ruined the plans of 150.000 people. Including me. I’m sure you all heard what happened a few days ago. Alerts of drones flying near the airport runway caused a shutdown of...

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natural disasters
28th September 2018

I know, natural disasters doesn’t sound like the most appealing title. But this story needs to be told. I already knew September is a pretty rough month to travel anywhere close to the Pacific. But honestly, it looks like my plan was set up by some very weird travel agency...

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