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
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
I think there are two basic types of photographers: those that prefer making images and those that prefer optimizing their photos in the computer. I think I belong to the first type… at least most of the time! Continue reading Close-up Photography: To focus-stack… or better not!
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