The small, unobtrusive, Panasonic Lumix GX85 camera is great for street and festival photography. This is an area where micro four thirds cameras really shine: they have just the right depth of field to show the subject and the environment. Continue reading New camera, new vision?
A recent trip to southern England became a nice test for my Olympus Pen-F as a travel camera. I will keep adding posts about my new experience with the Micro Four Thirds format. Continue reading Traveling with Micro Four Thirds Cameras: Winchester, UK
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?
Going through old slide film scans, or even the original slides is always a rediscovering adventure. Ektachrome’s grain and Velvia’s contrast look very different from today’s clean 36 MP images… Continue reading Slide Film Years, Revisited
There are some hummingbirds that hover smoothly and are easier to photograph in flight. I was lucky to come across a very pretty species in the Monteverde Cloud forest.
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
I wish you all the best in this New Year with this image of the Supermoon I made on January 1st, and a little story about making the image. Continue reading High Mountain Supermoon
Perhaps I had been pixel-peeping too much… Perhaps it was just the mood of the afternoon… Perhaps I was just tired from work… I just felt like making photos that were not too technical, not too perfect, and not too planned. Continue reading Simple Subjects, Simple photos
If one thinks about Argentina nowadays several things come to mind: Tango, Soccer and the Pope. These and other icons come together in Caminito: a street in La Boca neighborhood, a great place for street and travel photography. Continue reading Tango, Soccer, the Pope and Choripan
The San Telmo neighborhood in the city of Buenos Aires is the place to see how tradition meets the present in this great city. Tango is as alive as ever and the old buildings have adapted to the present as shops, markets, cafes and bars filled with local flavor. Continue reading Street tango and antiques markets in Buenos Aires