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

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High Pass Over the Nazca Lines

One of the highlights of a trip to Peru is a flight over the Nazca Lines: Take a double dose of motion sickness pills, jump on a tiny airplane and enjoy the view… or camera in hand shoot as much as possible during the 40 minutes flight. Continue reading High Pass Over the Nazca Lines

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.

Multiple Impressions and how to make them

How do we show in a photograph the feeling of being in a carnival, an open market or a busy train station? Visions flash in our memories and merge with one another. Perhaps we could let the same happen to our photos and create a multiple exposure image… Continue reading Multiple Impressions and how to make them

Writings about the art and technique of photography. Mostly with Nikon equipment.