We strolled through the daily market in Quatre Bornes, a town in the center of Mauritius today. With me not my trusty camera but shockingly…. my iPhone. But why did I say shockingly? I am quite proud of some of the photos I made today and I honestly can’t see what a camera of any... Continue Reading →
Boats are such an easy subject…
When you live near the sea or even a river or lake, and if you are a photographer, you can't evade the siren call of boats. And if you happen to live in a place such as Mauritius, this is even better! What I like best are those sometimes derelict wooden boats, some abandoned, some... Continue Reading →
Hi from Mauritius! Just wanted to give you all an update about what we're doing (apart from soaking up the sun...). We're planning our future guesthouse at full speed. Bought our plot of land and we hope our construction work will soon start with all the speed Mauritian builders can manage.... which is not all... Continue Reading →
2023, A New Life…
I promised to some of you that I would explain why I wrote the preceding post ‘A Farewell to Film’. Why I will in the future not use film any more. The choice was very hard as you might guess from my years of posting stuff on the subject. But there are some aspects of... Continue Reading →
A farewell to Film
Yes, the final Hurrah for film photography from me. And I wanted to let film go out with a bang. I took my final film camera, a trusty Canon AE-1 to Mauritius, with a dozen rolls of film, to see what could be done. And there was a lot to do. A lot to photograph... Continue Reading →
I will not apologize!
No, I will not apologize, I will not go into details why and when and where, I will not try to explain. Just accept it, I was AWOL and I’m showing signs of life again. I just wanted to show some photos I took on a recent trip to Porto in Portugal. And I want... Continue Reading →
I’ve been a trusty Member of the eBay community since 2002, selling hundreds of items… OK, let’s say it, selling hundreds of photography related items and buying still more. Hoy many cameras, lenses and other stuff have been bought and sold on eBay, I cant even tell. It fuelled my GAS addiction for years, that’s... Continue Reading →
Dreams are what’s fuelling our lives and what’s pushing humanity forward. Some have small dreams, some have big dreams and some have dreams rooted in childhood. There’s a farmer in our town who has got a dream, I suppose it’s one of his childhood dreams or even the dream of one of his kids. He... Continue Reading →
Closing the Circle…
Looping the Loop. Making Ends Meet. In short, back to where it all began! The new old camera that’s making me happy again On the 14th of march 2015, nearly 6 years ago I wrote the above piece about the failure of Fujifilm to capture me in their digital net and how they made me... Continue Reading →
Street Photography is Black & White… and it’s got People in it!
Or does it? Sure, most of the great Street Photos do have people in them. Of course.... as Street Photography is mostly defined by photographing people evolving in their usual surroundings. But the presence of people is not always indispensable. There's also the implied presence of people, the traces of their interactions with their world.... Continue Reading →