Tag Archives: flower photography

Orchids… forest or garden?

 

A few weeks every March my parents’ garden becomes an obligate stop for passersby: a mass of rose-lavender orchid flowers that we Costa Ricans love and call Guaria Morada is the cause. Continue reading Orchids… forest or garden?

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Micro four thirds lenses for macro photography

When doing close-up and macrophotography a constant consideration is how much depth of field is appropriate to the subject. For my taste, I enjoy having a reasonable subject definition while keeping a good background separation. Continue reading Micro four thirds lenses for macro photography

The volcano and indoor photos

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

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

Photographer, know thy camera!

Photographer, know thy camera!

We  know we should not take pictures with important highlights clipped from our precious photos. This is why our cameras show histograms and flashing pixels in the LCD, but… are they always right? Continue reading Photographer, know thy camera!