In this week's video, Ibarionex and Olaf Sztaba discusses the compositional choices in several images Though the conversation began with no particular agenda in mind, it clearly became evident that there was a common motif that linked all these images. That was related to how the photographers carefully composed their compositions by paying attention not only to a subject, but also the setting/scene where they were photographing.Read More
Olaf Sztaba first picked up a camera thirty-five years ago. Since then his passion for “seeing” has become a lifetime journey with photography.
This journey started in communist Poland where Olaf spent his childhood. The dreary, utilitarian era helped him to sharpen his senses in search of things uncommon and simple. In 1996 Olaf called Canada his new home.Read More
It is important for me to examine different approaches to photography. Though I have been photographing for years and have found an approach that really works for me, I am always open to learning from others, especially when other photographers have a different perspective.Read More
I recently began subscribing to the YouTube Channel of the photographer, Olaf Sztaba. Olaf who describes himself as a visual poet is a photographer who not only has a wonderful visual aesthetic but possesses a philosophy of photography that is not shared often enough. In the YouTube world where there is no shortage of videos of street photographers working out in the street, Olaf brings along a sensibility that brings context to the process.Read More