In spite of its name, the Monteverde Cloud Forest in Costa Rica has some days of very sunny weather which create difficult light for photography. Naturally they happen every time I happen to visit… Continue reading Sunny in the Cloud Forest
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
…and wizards, villains, monsters, cartoons and everything that goes into a Cosplay: The Matsuri International Comic and Manga Convention 2017 was held in Costa Rica. I attended (no costume though) to spend a nice Sunday and enjoy the colorful characters. Continue reading Of Princesses and Heroes
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
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
What does a photographer that has lived through the film and the digital camera eras do with a smartphone?
Enjoys living in the smartphone camera era.
Simple as that.
I take different photos with different cameras. It is not them controlling me. It is me taking advantage of what they do best. Instagram’s concept is simple: See, capture, share and move on. Keep it mobile. It is the one place where being followed is not scary. Continue reading Hello Instagram, I am in!