Andalusia (Hearth Magazine)

Posted by on Jul 20, 2014 in Projects | 34 Comments
Andalusia (Hearth Magazine)

Andalusia is located in the south of Spain, east of the Atlantic Ocean and north of the Mediterranean Sea and the Strait of Gibraltar. Being at the very southern tip of Europe and only an hour away from Africa, Andalusia has a very interesting mix of European, African and Arabian influences. You see traditional Spanish […]

Metering for Film

Posted by on Jun 24, 2014 in Tutorial | 75 Comments
Metering for Film

The most common questions I receive in regards to shooting film are usually about metering and exposure. I have covered a lot of other topics in the blog posts Film is not dead and The secrets of Richard Photo Lab, but I wanted to share a dedicated write-up about metering as this subject often seems […]

A perfect Sunday

Posted by on May 6, 2014 in Projects | 25 Comments
A perfect Sunday

Sunday is my favorite day of the week. I love the mood of slow days at home, ideally started with a delicious breakfast and a good conversation with my wife. Maybe followed by listening to music, reading a book or taking pictures together. Something I also wouldn’t want to miss on a Sunday is a […]

London on Leica

Posted by on Apr 9, 2014 in Projects | 35 Comments
London on Leica

A couple of weeks ago my wife Rebecca and I went to London for a long weekend to explore the city and meet up with a few fellow photographers for LNDNWLK, which we organized together with Mathieu and Heather from MirrorLessons. This was our first trip to London together and we really enjoyed every minute […]

Wild Horses (Hearth Magazine)

Posted by on Mar 13, 2014 in Projects | 34 Comments
Wild Horses (Hearth Magazine)

We live close to the sea on the very southern tip of Ireland. The weather here is usually rough, winter storms make for a wild sea and unpredictable weather from November to February. It’s usually dark and gloomy and very often rainy and foggy. It’s also a very quiet time of the year. It’s the […]

The Absence of Fear

Posted by on Feb 15, 2014 in Projects | 23 Comments
The Absence of Fear

»I learned that courage was not the absence of fear, but the triumph over it. The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid, but he who conquers that fear.« Nelson Mandela I’m not a brave man. And I’m usually not very much into New Year’s resolutions either. This year I wanted to […]

The Secrets of Richard Photo Lab

Posted by on Jan 9, 2014 in Tutorial | 65 Comments
The Secrets of Richard Photo Lab

If you shoot film you will inevitably come across one of the most reputable photo labs in the world, Richard Photo Lab in California. They are famous for two things: having the most renowned film photographers around the globe trusting them with their work and also for having a look to their results, especially their […]

Val d’Orcia on Hasselblad

Posted by on Nov 14, 2013 in Projects | 23 Comments
Val d’Orcia on Hasselblad

My wife Rebecca and I were lucky to spend three weeks in Tuscany after we had stopped at Lake Como for a few days. We stayed in Poppi (where we got married) for a while and then moved on to the beautiful Val d’Orcia valley. It’s incredible to think about how much I learned about […]

Lake Como on Hasselblad

Posted by on Oct 26, 2013 in Projects | 21 Comments
Lake Como on Hasselblad

In September we spent a couple of days at Lake Como on the way down from Ireland to Tuscany. The area has been a popular retreat since Roman times, and a very popular tourist attraction with many artistic and cultural gems. It has many villas and palaces and many famous people have or have had […]

Italy in September

Posted by on Oct 11, 2013 in Projects | 28 Comments
Italy in September

After my wife Rebecca and I went to Provence, France in spring to celebrate our wedding anniversary, we were very lucky to be able to travel again in late summer this year. The last months have been busy and we were both grateful for a longer break. We took the ferry from Ireland to France, […]