Photography and Street Photography Blog

Not a commercial blog: no ads, no clickbait, no lies! Just a personal space where I can write blog posts and opinion pieces about what I like. You’ll read about street photography, living as an artist photographer, the Ricoh GR III and even psychology!

  • These past months, I have been feeling down. I had this deep feeling of dissatisfaction about everything: my photography, my life… No matter how hard I thought about it, I couldn’t find why I was feeling so unsatisfied. I was helpless till I started to realize the source of my torments. Desireless You can assume…

  • I recently received a grant and purchased my first interchangeable lens camera: the SIGMA FP L! Here’s a quick rundown of the included accessories with a few photos hastily snapped with my phone (I was excited!). So what’s inside the box? The camera The little gem inside is, of course, the SIGMA FP L. It…

  • It’s cold today in Paris with temperatures ranging from -4 to 4° degree Celsius. With the cold weather enlacing your place, you may wonder if you can take your GR III / GR IIIx outside. Read on. Can the GR III and GR IIIx be used in low temperatures? The Ricoh’s FAQ states: “The operating…

  • Rain dramatically changes the appearance and atmosphere of a place. Curbs become wet and reflective. Human presence diminishes, even vanish sometimes. Light becomes soft and attenuated. The mood becomes definitely darker and melancholic. I like to go out with my GR III when it’s raining although it isn’t weather sealed. Read on to learn how…

  • It probably happened to you, to feel doubt. About your skills or talents, your photography, your artistic vision… It’s normal to doubt. But you have to understand why to believe in yourself again. Read on. It’s normal to doubt Having doubt is normal, it’s human. As photographers and artists, it’s even part of our creative…

  • In an earlier blog post, I made a comparison of the Ricoh GR III’s different HDR Tone Levels in monochrome. Since then, I wanted to revisit this mode. Below you’ll find a gallery and my humble opinion regarding the HDR Tone mode versus the other black-and-white modes. HDR photography with the Ricoh GR III HDR…

  • Life ain’t always sweet. There are times when we feel like giving up everything and running away. I know how it is and here are some advice that I hope may help you too. Read on. I know how it feels I can’t count how many times in my life I gave up: projects, jobs,…

  • The manual focus of our ‘lil GR III is so easy to use that I’ve never felt the need for the autofocus. In this blog post, I’m explaining how it works and why you should give it a try. Read on. What’s the manual focus and how it works on the GR III The Ricoh…

  • When I was looking for a book to study street photography in my debut, I was surprised by the limited choice available. Here’s a quick but honest review of Mastering Street Photography by Brian Lloyd Duckett. Is this a good book? Should you buy it? Read on. What’s in the book? Published in 2016 and reprinted in…

  • Have you developed an interest in (street) photography? Here are a few advice to help you get started without breaking the bank for courses. Good courses are expensive but books aren’t The most economical way to study photography is through books. There are free guides and blog posts online but a book will always be…