Some articles tell you to stick to the principles of composition, and others tell you to break the rules in order to achieve stronger images. You might be surprised to know what Henri Cartier-Bresson wrote about composition in his book The Mind’s Eye! Continue reading Henri Cartier-Bresson on Photographic Composition
Category Archives: Travel Photography
Outside The Alhambra
The gardens of The Alhambra are just as famous as its inner decorations. They became the perfect way to end our visit and they don’t need many words as introduction so, here are the photos! Continue reading Outside The Alhambra
First: Inside the Alhambra
Everyone has heard about the intricate, symmetrical and graceful decorations of the Alhambra palace in Granada, Spain so I want to share my photos of this amazing place. Continue reading First: Inside the Alhambra
Spanish Fashion: The Seville Fair
What is the Seville Fair like? It’s a photographer’s paradise! Picture a very large fair in which nearly every woman is wearing a traditional and colorful Flamenco dress, and men wear a spring suit. The wealthiest people enter the Fair on a luxury horse carriage, and everyone parties all night long. Continue reading Spanish Fashion: The Seville Fair
Beauty of Symmetry
One of the reasons I had for visiting Spain was my love for the science and the beauty of symmetry. The Alhambra, Córdoba’s Cathedral and the Alcázar of Seville, full of geometrical decorations, were something I could not miss. None of them disappointed me. Continue reading Beauty of Symmetry
Seville in Spring
Last April I was very fortunate to visit Seville: It was a trip to remember.
There is a lot of color, flavor and culture to photograph in this high-adrenaline Andalusian city and Spring is just the best time of the year to visit. Continue reading Seville in Spring
Salt, the Inca way
Ever since I first saw a picture of the salt evaporation ponds at Maras, Perú I said to me: “I have to see that some day.”
I got my chance during a trip to Cuzco a few years later… Continue reading Salt, the Inca way
Choosing between DX or FX cameras
If you have read my post “DX vs FX cameras: Don’t switch, keep both!” you will know I really enjoy carrying two cameras: a DX body with a 70-300 mm lens and am FX body with a 18-35 mm. Now, there are times when I only can (or want to!) take one of the two systems Continue reading Choosing between DX or FX cameras
One camera, one lens
Once in a blue moon I like to do a bare-bones photo-shooting excursion: I have spent one day shooting only a wide-angle, a medium telephoto or a normal lens (in the old times a normal lens was all I had anyway)… Continue reading One camera, one lens
One market. One hundred vendors. One thousand tourists.
This is my third and last installment on my first visits to the multiple exposure playground I am calling “Multiple Impressions.”
Walking through the stands packed with clothes and accessories at the open market in Florence, I saw so much color to juxtapose with the silhouettes of passersby that I knew I had to make very expressive and dynamic photos Continue reading One market. One hundred vendors. One thousand tourists.