Author Archives: photoponica

About photoponica

A documentary style photographer - started with film now shooting digital with the Fuji X system.

Vancouver in Classic Chrome

The internet is filled with photographs of Vancouver.  If you do a Google image search you will see beauty everywhere you look.  Sweeping vistas, snow-topped mountains, monumental trees, public art, open water – a vision of what everyone thinks a modern city … Continue reading

Posted in Photography | 1 Comment

Wolf Suschitzky – gone but not forgotten

I had the privilege of meeting the late Wolf Suschitzky three times – once a random encounter at the Museum of London, once at a book signing and then more recently when he agreed to a portrait session at his … Continue reading

Posted in Photography | Leave a comment

‘The Outsiders’ – a new photo series on the homeless in London

On a cloudy afternoon earlier this year I was on Rupert Street in Soho when I spotted a group of people who were clearly homeless. Continue reading

Posted in Photo Series Gallery, Photography | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Film is not quite dead

Since the advent of digital photography most of us have consigned our old film cameras to the cupboard and now shoot entirely using a digital format.  One consequence of this is that high quality film cameras can now be bought for a … Continue reading

Posted in Monochrome, Photography | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 7 Comments

Street portrait – the look

Asking a stranger for their permission before you take the photograph always changes the dynamic in street photography.  Why not give it a try…? Taken with the Fuji X-T1 and the XF 56mm f/1.2 portrait lens. Click to view full … Continue reading

Posted in Photo of the day, Photography | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Portrait of the day – the boatman

Taken with the Fuji X-T1 and the XF 56mm f/1.2 portrait lens. Click to view full size.

Posted in Photo of the day, Photography | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Photo of the day – Stonehenge sunset, a study in crimson

Click to view full size. Taken with the Fuji X-Pro1 and XF14mm lens.   1/125 at f/16, ISO 800.

Posted in Photo of the day, Photography | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Photo of the day – Sooke Potholes, Vancouver Island

Taken with the Fuji X-T1.   1/1250 at f/4.0, ISO 400.

Posted in Photo of the day, Photography | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Solidarity with Refugees march in London 2015

On Saturday the 12th of September tens of thousands of people in London gathered to offer solidarity to the refugees who are fleeing war zones into Europe, in the biggest mass movement of people in a generation. Here are some photographs … Continue reading

Posted in Photography | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Somewhere over the rainbow – Pride in London 2015 in pictures

On the 27th of June 2015 London’s rainbow warriors took to the streets again in a glorious celebration of defiance, tolerance and freedom.  Here is the start of Pride in London 2015 in pictures. All photos taken with the Fuji X-T1. … Continue reading

Posted in Photo Series Gallery, Photography | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment