In the realm of digital photography, the craft still requires a deep understanding of light and composition, but it also involves mastery of digital tools and software. Photographers must be able to work with their cameras to capture images that are sharp, well-exposed, and properly composed. They must also be able to use digital editing software to refine their images, adjusting color, tone, and other elements to achieve the desired look. As someone who has been practicing photography for several decades, I have seen many changes in the industry over the years. One of the most significant shifts has been the rise of digital photography, which has revolutionized the way we take and share pictures. … Continue readingPhotography – A Distant Memory
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Finnish Lapland in winter. This winter is long, approximately seven months. Average temperatures are between -9 and -17 °C in February. That means occasionally they will drop well below -20°C.
Daylight is available for roughly 5-6 hours per day. So, why go there for vacation, right? … Continue readingFinnish Lapland & Polar Lights
Mauritius is an island nation. So, technically you are visiting a paradise island and you can cross off another “country visited” from your bucket list. The island is located off the southeast coast of the African continent, right in the Indian Ocean. It is very beautiful. But as with most paradise islands there is more to it than just the paradise. Let me explain. … Continue readingMauritius Island
The extended possibilities you get by using an ND filter as a photographer have been discussed on the web intensively and I don’t want to add anything to that. Basically, whenever you need a slower shutter speed in bright daylight: You need a filter. The wikipedia page even mentions the “wish to photograph a waterfall” as example for using an ND filter. And I had that wish: To take pictures of waterfalls. So I actually went chasing waterfalls (in contrast to what TLC suggests). … Continue readingPlitvice Lakes: Do go chasing waterfalls.
Frank Gehry once famously said that “Architecture should speak of its time and place, but yearn for timelessness.”. The city of Bilbao seems to achieve this goal with every day passing by. … Continue readingBilbao: A Basque Experience à la carte