A friend of mine had just told me how Bald Eagles during courtship lock their talons and spin in the air, a behavior called cartwheeling. Descending fast, they separate a split second just before hitting the ground. Then, two Gray Hawks did exactly that… Continue reading Cartwheeling Gray Hawks!
Three not-so-rare birds and the Panasonic-Leica 100-400 MFT lens
After my previous post about the Panasonic Leica 100-400 mm for Micro Four Thirds cameras, where the shooting conditions were kind of tough, I felt I should do a follow-up with other bird photos I’ve made with this wonderful lens in better light. Continue reading Three not-so-rare birds and the Panasonic-Leica 100-400 MFT lens
Five Rare Birds and the Panasonic-Leica 100-400 MFT lens
I just came back from a birding trip to Southeastern Costa Rica that gave me chance to evaluate the Micro Four Thirds lens Panasonic Leica 100-400 mm under field conditions. Here are my thoughts! Continue reading Five Rare Birds and the Panasonic-Leica 100-400 MFT lens
Bird photography with the Nikon Z7
There is a lot of talk on the Internet about the Nikon Z7 capabilities for wildlife photography, especially of birds in flight. I took out the Z7 for the kind of bird photos I normally do and I am very, very happy with the results. Continue reading Bird photography with the Nikon Z7
Can you imagine a volcanic explosion so violent that creates a crater nearly 7 miles wide, a 700 ft. high tsunami that obliterates the Bronze Age Minoan Empire, and its remaining Caldera eventually becomes the most spectacular tourist destination of the Greek Islands? Continue reading Santorini Album
The Greek Island of Ios
It seems like each Greek Island has its own personality: a trip to the Aegean Sea in which one chooses to visit any of the Islands will always be a memorable and different experience. Continue reading The Greek Island of Ios
The Flowers and Rocks of Monemvasia
During a recent trip to Greece I spent a few hours in the ancient town of Monemvasia. The afternoon light was fantastic, and provided both strong contrast for the buildings and a delicate open shade illumination for the delicate flowers. Continue reading The Flowers and Rocks of Monemvasia
Photos I would’ve missed if I were not carrying a small camera
Let’s face it: DSLR cameras are not something you throw in your daily bag just in case you encounter a nice photographic subject on the way to work. Luckily we are in 2018… Continue reading Photos I would’ve missed if I were not carrying a small camera
New camera, new vision?
The small, unobtrusive, Panasonic Lumix GX85 camera is great for street and festival photography. This is an area where micro four thirds cameras really shine: they have just the right depth of field to show the subject and the environment. Continue reading New camera, new vision?
Traveling with Micro Four Thirds Cameras: Winchester, UK
A recent trip to southern England became a nice test for my Olympus Pen-F as a travel camera. I will keep adding posts about my new experience with the Micro Four Thirds format. Continue reading Traveling with Micro Four Thirds Cameras: Winchester, UK