Mitchel Wu for Manfrotto

Creative Toy Photography: Challenges and Solutions

Are you familiar with creative toy photography? I’m not talking about the emotionless, static toy photos you might see in advertisements and catalogs. You’d be forgiven...

02 April 2018

Sean Ensch Maldives for Manfrotto

Maldives Travels

Travelling to the Maldives has always been on my bucket list. The Maldives is an island nation south of India in the Indian Ocean that has...

02 March 2018

Have iPhones and Instagram Ruined Photography?

Photography as an art form has been widely respected for over a century, with many photographers becoming studied artists and capturers of pivotal moments in history....

29 April 2016

Taking pictures of people whilst travelling

I love looking through photo galleries; that’s often how I get my inspiration for my next trip and in such cases, I admit, I get carried...

12 February 2016

Enjoying the process of portrait photography and the lighting used

Summary The time I took portraits of the actor Norikatsu Kodama. Norikatsu has been a friend of mine for over 10 years, and in the past...

04 October 2015

Portraits of Kids Around the World

Travel photography is not only about places and landscapes. People, more than anything else, carry a lot of the essence of a given location. And that...

24 March 2015


In the previous article I talked about the preparations I made when I was asked to take a photograph for an album cover. This time I’d...

30 January 2015

Album covers photography is a part of advertising〜no need to emphasize too much, over-taking photos.

This is a common scenario for me: “You do photography, don’t you? Could you help me make an album jacket?”, says X. Y pulls out his...

17 January 2015

People photographing people.

Letting people nestle into the background. In this fourth article, I’d like to talk about the kind of portraits I aim to shoot. When I was...

20 October 2014

Turtuk – Land of Expressions

Apricot strewn roads,vegetable patches, wheat fields, and a glacial stream running through the village are what compose the picture of Turtuk village. The village is split...

09 July 2014

9 Tips For Taking Better Portraits With iPhone

Portrait photography is one of the most popular iPhone photography genres. We love spending time and interacting with other people, and this love naturally extends to...

01 July 2014

Angkor Wat, Cambodia. A Journey.

Part 4: The Jewel in the Lotus ओं मणिपद्मे हूं Creating this blog has been a journey in itself, looking at my photography of the temples...

29 March 2014

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