Archive for April, 2011

The Frame Maker in Firenze

The Frame Maker in Firenze

Tweet This morning I was out shooting with Christy and we talked a lot about the wish to get the image versus the pleasure of meeting people who have a passion for what they do. Once you are comfortable shooting people you start to relax and actually be more present in the situation. More able […]


The barber in Lucca

The barber in Lucca

Tweet I guess it is no surprise that I like barber shops, as they are full of mirrors! I passed this very busy barber shop in Lucca, and was trying to nod “Buongiorno” in the door and point at my camera to suggest I shoot an image from the doorway. I thought I got a […]


I heart Lucca

I heart Lucca

Tweet Knowing that David was in good hands, we set off to Lucca. The beauty of this little town made me speachless and one evening while the rest of the team endulged in wine tasting I just walked around town alone. Well never alone of course, the camera is always with me. Late in the […]


Framed in Pisa

Framed in Pisa

Tweet Huge thanks for the get-well wishes for David I will make sure he reads them. Jeffrey Chapman wrote a more detailed explanation on his blog so read that for further details. I was not the only one thinking he should not jump over that wall but hopefully he will not press charges for me encouraging […]


Living the Dream…

Living the Dream...

Tweet A week ago I signed up for another Within-the-Frame workshop with David duChemin and Jeffrey Chapman. Tuscany this time. This update is for those of you who know David and he asked me to post an image to Twitter so here we go. Coming back last night David just wanted to take a shot […]


Travelling at night

Travelling at night

Tweet I just wanted to share some images from a recent tram ride. ISO 3200 and f/2.8 and then let the camera decide on the shutter speed. i liked the reflections in the window and think it can be an interesting subject to work on. Next time I’ll preset the focus distance though.


Some sort of motion blur

Some sort of motion blur

Tweet I like shooting everywhere. A photographer who visited us in the club some time back, Finn Krogvig, showed us some images he had decided to call Speedscapes, as he had found no other name for them. Jeffrey Chapman suggested “antipanning” which I have tried to google without success. The idea is that you are […]