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
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
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
There is a lot of wildlife in the Central American jungles that we rarely see because it is nocturnal, extremely shy, or inhabits hard to reach places. In the last two weeks I was lucky to come across both, a hard to see bird and a hard to see mammal… Continue reading High sensitivity encounters
I cannot resist a nice afternoon: It is something I can easily see coming …quite unlike a nice morning!
Maybe sunrises have great light too… but there is less guesswork with sunsets in my cloudy tropical country. Continue reading Looking up, and to the sides too!
Revisiting a known place, or an old friend, after a long time is always so satisfying… It’s like returning home with the story of a great journey you undertook and sharing it to enrich your former world. To me, macro photography is just that. Continue reading Macro… after a long time
Happy New Year! I am happy I have met you over the Blogosphere. I leave you with this view from my hometown. All the best for 2016!
I admit it: I have periodic episodes of lens testing mania. This time it was the bokeh stuff. As we all know, lens testing is a disease that can develop into the dreaded Gear Acquisition Syndrome… Continue reading Pixel peeping or photo shooting?
Yesterday I decided I had to go hiking after a fairly intensive working week. Of course for a photographer hiking means “shooting outdoors with half a mile walk between shots” Continue reading A lesson from the field… well, two actually