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
Wildlife photos inside the Rain Forest most of the time means subject in deep shadow, background overexposed… well, sometimes the background is in deep shadow too! Continue reading Rainforest Photos and the Nikon Z7
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 good thing about not specializing too much as a photographer is that one can enjoy shooting whatever subject is available. After a walk to a nearby creek and forest a large macro photography scenario suddenly opened for me… Continue reading Butterflies Next-door
Here is another image seen in the six possible RGB channel-scrambling schemes. This time a dwarf banana plant. Continue reading More RGB Images Channel Mixing
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
I admit it: I have periodic episodes of lens testing mania. This time it was the bokeh stuff. As we all know, lens testing is a disease that can develop into the dreaded Gear Acquisition Syndrome… Continue reading Pixel peeping or photo shooting?
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!
We all become excited for things foreign to us. For us in the tropics tulips are fascinating. Never mind what we can buy at the market here. They never look as good as those in Europe. Continue reading Tulips by the lake