After seeing, and taking, many snapshots of the water on a sunny, tropical beach it is not difficult to notice that the water always looks frozen and the movement and intensity of the moment is missing.Continue reading Slow shutter speed (and life!) on a tropical beach
One of the prettiest beaches on Costa Rica’s west coast is on the inside of a circular bay that gives protection to the swimmers from the open ocean waves and is named Carrillo Beach.Continue reading Nice beach, Nice sunset, Nice Black and White
A mountainous, tropical country like Costa Rica is bound to have plenty of waterfalls. This is the second part of my previous post: mountain river, waterfalls and lush tropical vegetation with great weather.Continue reading Tropical river nature
When somebody asks me how to use a new camera my advice is always: set it in one of the auto modes and shoot away for a few days. Let it show you what it can do. Enjoy it.
I had to take my own advice some weeks ago. Continue reading How to use a new camera?
Last December I had the fortune to watch the setting sun bathe in gold the distant rain and the ocean waves… Happy New Year! Continue reading Setting Sun, Distant Rain
Going through old slide film scans, or even the original slides is always a rediscovering adventure. Ektachrome’s grain and Velvia’s contrast look very different from today’s clean 36 MP images… Continue reading Slide Film Years, Revisited
I wish you all the best in this New Year with this image of the Supermoon I made on January 1st, and a little story about making the image. Continue reading High Mountain Supermoon
I live in the Pacific Rim of Fire so it is no surprise that eventually ash is going to fall from the sky, like it has been on and off for the last two years: small amounts luckily. This has consequences for photography of course. Continue reading The volcano and indoor photos