Category Archives: Nature Photography

Close-up Photography: To focus-stack… or better not!

I think there are two basic types of photographers: those that prefer making images and those that prefer optimizing their photos in the computer. I think I belong to the first type… at least most of the time! Continue reading Close-up Photography: To focus-stack… or better not!

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Butterflies Next-door

The good thing about not specializing too much as a photographer is that one can enjoy shooting whatever subject is available. After a walk to a nearby creek and forest a large macro photography scenario suddenly opened for me… Continue reading Butterflies Next-door

Patagonian Water Birds

I was fortunate to spend some weeks in Patagonia and I am very excited about sharing some of the photos I made with you. There is a lot to show but I would like to start with water birds because they were the first wildlife we saw after arriving to our first destination in Southern Argentina: El Calafate.

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Real world, false colors

We’ve all seen those fantastic satellite images that show details of vegetation cover, water and other features in what scientists call false-color. Have you ever thought what they would look like if taken from the ground, just as a regular photo? Continue reading Real world, false colors

High in the Tropics

The high altitude rainforest or cloud forest, where the Resplendent Quetzal roams, is the gateway to a world of color amid the clouds and the mist. Further up, above the tree line, is the even more colorful garden called Paramo (or Páramo in Spanish). Continue reading High in the Tropics

The volcano and indoor photos

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

DX vs. FX cameras for wildlife photography

A lot of what I’ve read about using cropped-frame vs. full-frame cameras for wildlife photography is written by people with access to really long lenses, a choice of cameras, and fairly big animals to photograph in the field. I know this is not true for most photographers and I want to write this for them. Continue reading DX vs. FX cameras for wildlife photography