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
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Although temperature-wise Spring in the tropics can go nearly unnoticed, trees seem to know better and people’s favorites are always there to remind us of the season. Continue reading Jacaranda!
One event, two photo styles
When I try to record life in my city I always try to edit my photos to be meaningful to a broad audience. I keep many photos to myself Continue reading One event, two photo styles
Setting Sun, Distant Rain
Last December I had the fortune to watch the setting sun bathe in gold the distant rain and the ocean waves… Happy New Year! Continue reading Setting Sun, Distant Rain
Nikon’s Z7 requires AF-Fine Tuning
The claims that on-sensor phase-detection autofocus sensors in Nikon’s Z7 does away with autofocus fine-tuning are wrong. I had to use AF Fine Tuning to get my lenses to focus properly. Continue reading Nikon’s Z7 requires AF-Fine Tuning
Cartwheeling Gray Hawks!
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!
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