On meaningless pictures and different times

For the last week or so, I’ve been sorting the hard drives with all my personal work. Stuff like holiday snaps, street photography, architecture, events and pretty much anything that I had the time to shoot in between jobs or on my spare time and they seemed to be meaningless until now.

In Pictures: La Casa Azul

But of course, I’m not going to show you what’s inside Frida’s house and museum! In this post, I’m going to show you what I found the most interesting and fascinating about the Casa-Museo Frida Kahlo in Mexico City.

FAQ: Chopping Tops and Bottoms of photos

Hi Xav, I was looking at your work on your website and couldn’t understand why, in some of your dish photos, you chop the top and/or bottom of the plates, is this on purpose or accidental? I don’t know why but I like the idea.

New Year’s Resolutions for 2020

Happy New Year!

Nothing major happened over here during the festive season. We were just drinking coffee, reading books, watching films and waited for Christmas and the new year to be done because we are going to Mexico in a couple of weeks.

In Pictures: Snaps from Italia Pt II – Firenze

This time, I want to share the snaps of what is now one of my favourite cities that I’ve visited. Every corner if the old town feels mystical in a way and Tuscan gastronomy is to die for…

In Pictures: The Brighton Speed Trials 2019

For the past few years, I’ve been photographing the Brighton Speed Trials, an epic motorsport event that takes place in Brighton’s seafront. There, stock cars, racing cars and bikes take part in trying to be the fastest in their category.

A simple guide to sharing other photographer’s work on Instagram.

This post is aimed at those who don’t shoot and produce their own content on Instagram and prefer to grab someone else’s work. If you’re a photographer or content creator, share this in your blog, page or wherever you like. If you don’t create your content but work with photographers, that’s great, keep supporting your favourite photographer. If you don’t shoot your content and no one else does it for you, this might interest you.

On getting an Instagram ban

If you’re following me on Instagram, you surely know that I was on a 7-day ban for using a bot that appears to be illegal according to their guidelines. Ok, I confess, guilty! I’ve been using a bot but there is a good reason for it: time efficiency!