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!

  • I’m a curious guy. I was wondering for months how turning off the visual feedback of my camera will impact me. I finally have an answer. Read on if you’re also curious. Why turn off visual feedback? Why would I want to do photography without any visual feedback you may ask? First, to understand how…

  • You can’t trust weather reports. Many times, heavy rain caught me by surprise. Fortunately, I use a rainproof pouch to carry my GR III. Read on, better be safe than soaked and sorry… The Ricoh GR III isn’t weather sealed The GR III and GR IIIx aren’t weather sealed. If you’re not careful, water could…

  • You’ve to be online to be noticed by a maximum of people. Nowadays it mostly means being on social networks. Here are some important general guidelines to not lose yourself on Twitter and Co. Being noticed online… Being noticed. This is one of the many struggles you face when you decide to dedicate your life…

  • I’m reviewing two books by Henry Carroll I had the luck to read: Read This If You Want To Take Great Photographs and Read This If You Want To Take Great Photographs of Places. Read on, you may love ‘em too! What are these books about? Let’s start with what’s common between the two: the layout. On one…

  • What is street photography about? The answer isn’t as obvious as it may seem to be. It’s not just about streets, of course. The answer will be personal and unique to each street photographer. Read on. Different meanings to different people Street photography means different things to different people. For one it could be about…

  • I’ve read a few reports about dust finding its way to the Ricoh GR III’s sensor. Better be safe than sorry. Here’s how I’m protecting my little GR III to keep its sensor clean. Just using a lens cap won’t do it against dust At first, I opted for a lens cap to at least…

  • Street photography has had a huge positive impact on my mental health. In this blog post, I’m sharing with you—from my personal experience—how street photography can be good for your mental health. Read this even if you don’t have a camera. You’ll go out more often When we’re not feeling well, we can tend to…

  • I started street photography in the summer of ’22 after a love-at-first-sight experience. My GR III was my first camera and to progress, I imposed a simple rule on myself: no cropping! If you’re new in the photography game, read on, this can help you too. Don’t crop your photos Why would you crop a…

  • Here’s a personal story showing that even street photographers are targets for scammers. An exciting proposition… I was contacted on Instagram by a musician. He wanted me to take some shots specifically for an album’s cover. A photo licensing deal for an album. How exciting! I love music and I love the cover arts I…

  • Our beloved little Ricoh GR III has many modes for black-and-white photography. Did you know that you could even shoot in monochrome using the HDR mode? I took a few shots to try this out myself. Results? Interesting! Jump to the comparison. What is HDR photography? HDR means high dynamic range. The high dynamic range…