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!

  • Since the releases of the GR III and GR IIIx, Ricoh keeps improving them with new firmware. Here’s how to update your little camera’s software to get the latest features. How to update your Ricoh GR III’s firmware 1 – First thing first, check your firmware’s version. Press the Menu button on your camera, go…

  • You have your own subjective truth of your surrounding and the world. Embrace it with your camera and take photographs that only you can take! Read on. Your subjective reality There isn’t only one reality that imposes itself on all of us. I approached this subject a little bit in my blog post We’re Seeing…

  • Being able to shoot quickly is important for street photography. It’s important for both efficiency and discretion. You point, shoot and move on. You can switch instantly, without any change to your settings, from one subject to another. Here’s how to point and shoot with your GR III without using the automatic mode (P). You…

  • You’re new to street photography and you’re lacking experience? Here’s a simple tip to progress and learn street photography more quickly. Shoot a lot There’s no lazy solution. If you want to learn street photography and gain experience you have to take your camera and go out! But there’s a simple tip that you can…

  • With an outcome, your photography becomes more focused. Your creativity is also more stimulated. Read on if I got you interested. Why social networks aren’t the ideal outcome You may think that social networks can be the right outcome for your photographs. They’re free, easy to use and they let you reach millions of people…

  • All the dedicated black-and-white modes of the GR III are highly configurable. I invite you to play with these settings to take the monochrome shots you really want. Read on for a quick explanation and comparison photos. Jump to the comparison photos. Why you should play with these settings If you’re into monochrome photography like…

  • I’m writing this blog post drawing from my own experience. The lack of motivation is a problem I’m facing occasionally like many of us. No matter what you want—becoming a photographer, making a radical change to your life, pursuing a dream—you need motivation. I’m explaining to you why you may not be motivated and how…

  • Last week, I went to the big park near my house to test new settings for my GR III. While I was shooting everything that attracted my eyes, I had an encounter with a fool. It was disagreeable but it made me realize that we’re seeing the world quite differently as photographers. A disagreeable encounter…

  • The GR III is a popular camera among street photographers. Here’s my feedback after nearly a year of use. Read on to learn why it’s a good camera for street photography but also its shortcomings. Good points for the GR III It’s small, like a toy One of the first things that attracted me to…

  • Not everyone is comfortable pointing a camera at strangers in the streets. Not everyone can be as bold as Bruce Gilden and point a camera and a flash straight to people’s faces. So, can you do street photography without targeting human subjects? Read on.  Yes, you can do without human subjects I’m an opinionated guy and my…