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
Category Archives: Nature Photography
Last Sunset of 2015
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!
Pixel peeping or photo shooting?
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?
A lesson from the field… well, two actually
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
Peru’s Palomino Islands
I live in Costa Rica and I always wanted to see the huge seabird and seal colonies from either North or South America. When I went to Peru of course I had to visit the famous Guano Islands that were so important for harvesting bird droppings to make fertiliser and saltpetre. There are still huge guano deposits from the enormous seabird colonies that live there. Continue reading Peru’s Palomino Islands
Tulips by the lake
We all become excited for things foreign to us. For us in the tropics tulips are fascinating. Never mind what we can buy at the market here. They never look as good as those in Europe. Continue reading Tulips by the lake
Ten seconds with Cattle Egrets
I love Cattle Egrets. They fly over my house at sunrise and at sunset every day this time of the year. I have photographed them nesting, feeding, displaying and, very especially, flying. Continue reading Ten seconds with Cattle Egrets
What is Spring like in the tropics?
A lot of people are about to enjoy, and with good reason, the Spring in the Northern Hemisphere. I live in tropical Costa Rica where the weather is practically the same year-round but we also have many plants that only bloom now and I thought I would share with you some photos of our Tropical Spring. Continue reading What is Spring like in the tropics?
Red-billed Pigeon’s Valentines Day
A short post to wish you all a very happy Valentines Day.