Posts Tagged Fes

Ancestral Ways

When you visit Fes, Morocco’s first and oldest capital, one of the must see areas is the tanners (debbarhine) district. These venerable institutions have been smoothing and dying leather -one of the cities famous specialties- in the same way since the 11th or 12th century. The fellas change, nothing else does (ok, the hose isn’t [...]

MOROCCO PHOTOGRAPHIC ADVENTURE

Today I am very pleased to announce that after almost two years of careful planning and preparation, that I will be offering a brand new photographic adventure to the land where I was born: Morocco. This is not a fast-paced tour that puts quantity ahead of quality. I deliberately chose to reduce the number of [...]

Stop moving, dammit

One of my favourite things to say about my take on photography is that I shoot landscapes and architecture because, unlike people, they don’t move and don’t talk back . Beside being mean spirited and aggravating, I am also quite shy, so talking people into letting me photograph them is a challenge that I seldom [...]

Slow it down

If you’re familiar with my work, you probably already know I am not much of people’s photographer (some may argue I am not much of a photographer, but that’s a debate for another day). While, I still favour photographing landscapes and architecture mainly, I have developed a keen interest for people photography. One of the [...]

Watcha looking at?

I have just come back from a very productive two-week stint in Morocco with friend and distinguished photographer David Clapp scouting for potential photographic tour this coming fall. The return home is a bit of a hectic one between work, teaching and social commitments. I am well advanced in the processing of the Morocco images [...]