Archive for December, 2011

Patagonia Forest Fires Close Chile’s Torres Del Paine National Park

Patagonia Forest Fires Close Chile's Torres Del Paine National Park

Chilean authorities have closed Torres del Paine National Park in Patagonia as a 14,000-acre wildfire continues to burn there. The park was closed at 8 p.m. Thursday, at least two days after the blaze began, and visitors were evacuated. No visitors are being allowed to enter the park, according to Chilean authorities and the British […]


David Attenborough – Wonderful World – BBC

David Attenborough - Wonderful World - BBC

A nice message from David Attenborogh – Wonderful World Rainbow over the Volcano – Hawaii = USA


Happy New Year to all my friends

Happy New Year to all my friends

I wish a Happy New Year and health, wealth and happiness in 2012 to all my friends, blog readers, Face book and Twitter followers…as well as to all the photographers who joined, and keep rejoining my Photo tours and Workshops.


8 Most Complicated Countries to Visit – From Budget Travel

8 Most Complicated Countries to Visit - From Budget Travel

Bureaucracy is a hassle, but it shouldn’t stop you from seeing the world. That’s why we’ve compiled a list of places—some more surprising than others—that require serious planning to visit. Read this before you book your next flight. Bhutan, Brazil, China, India, Iran,Russia, Saudi Arabia, Kazakhstan For ful article please visit the Budget Travel Link […]


Gardens and Plants category winners: Photographer of the Year 2011- from Digital Camera Magazine

Gardens and Plants category winners: Photographer of the Year 2011- from Digital Camera Magazine

The winners for the Gardens and Plants category, Photographer of the Year 2011 are: The winer was Maria Kaimaki from Greece. Second place is:Andrew Tucker (UK) and 3rd place by: Ian Snowden (UK) What the judges were looking for: “Look for pictures that show the beauty of the world’s botanical delights. Entries should be original […]


Travel Portrait Photography, Part II

Travel Portrait Photography, Part II

The Casual Portrait Wherever you are with your camera, don’t stop looking for those moments when a person’s character shines though. If you have a set up situation, take some photos before the finish, models getting ready etc, when you have the model on the set, after you finish your shoot then take her or […]


Ashaninka, A Threatened Way of Life

Ashaninka, A Threatened Way of Life

This photo belongs to Mike Goldwater In Focus, the photo blog of The Atlantic magazine, featured The Ashaninka, A Threatened Way of Life; photographs by Mike Goldwater. Be sure to view the photographs in the 1280px option if your monitor allows it. http://www.theatlantic.com/infocus/2011/12/the-ashaninka-a-threatened-way-of-life/100208/ The Ashaninka are an indigenous people living in the rain forests of […]


Nice photo video from Sony and Enigma

Nice photo video from Sony and Enigma

Please take a look and shear it with your friends, it is worth it:


TRANSPARENT KAYAK

 TRANSPARENT KAYAK

I think this is a great idea, The Molokini kayak is an all transparent two-passanger kayak made out of the same material of bulletproof glass and fighter jet canopies. It includes an anodized aluminum internal frame system, dual flat ion bladders and a three-quarter water bailer. Check out their site http://creativegreed.com/inspiration/transparent-kayak.html


Ha Noi Today

Ha Noi Today 2012 Ha Noi is restless, busy, crowded. 
In the central residential areas ground floor apartments are open to the streets and serve as living quarters and workshop. The streets are alive with markets, people smile and it is natural and spontaneous, not a force one, but an expression strait from the hart. […]


2012 Photo Tours lead by Gavriel Jecan

2012 Photo Tours lead by Gavriel Jecan

Here are few photo tours for the 2012 lead by Gavriel Jecan Bhutan – Land of the Thunder Dragon from April 3th to 15th. This trip will take us from Paro, where the famous Paro festival takes place to Bumhtang. THis trip will take us over many passes that reach 3000m, and beautiful valleys that […]


Always look for different photo situations

Always look for different photo situations

The more you photograph the more you’ll understand photography When on location , don’t be satisfy with the classic photos, look for a different angle, reflections, or things that they are unusual, this photos will distinguish you from the other photographers. Here are few Examples:


Ancient Myanmar Photo Tour Photo essay

Ancient Myanmar Photo Tour Photo essay

I want to post few photographers of the recent Myanmar photo tour workshop. I am very pleased with the group and the local guide Win, the photo results were great and the participants were very happy with the teaching and the locations. Please take a look at this short piece I’ve narrated. If you have […]


Myanmar photo tour closure

Myanmar photo tour closure

Yesterday was the last day for our Ancient Myanmar photo tour, Now all the participants are on the way home. The workshop went very well, with many photo opportunities and other things that will remember for month to come. The next photo tour to Myanmar will be in February 2013. If any of you out […]


Travel Portrait photography, Part I

Travel Portrait photography, Part I

For my type of work people pictures fall into two categories: portraits and candid. Either can be made with or without your model awareness. You always need to keep in mind the elements of composition and the technique that will best help you communicate what you are trying to say. Get Closer The most common […]


Photographing people through Myanmar

Photographing people through Myanmar

Here I am in Myanmar leading a photo workshop for 11 days, during this workshop we end it up photographing many people going on with their daily life. I will try to explain some of my technics, how and what I used to achieve this sample photographs. young monk studying, 17 to 40 f.4, at […]


Myanmar photo tour Dec. 2011

Myanmar photo tour Dec. 2011

The first part of the trip is gone, many great photos we add it to our collection. Tomorrow morning ballon ride and then to the local village. Will be photographing the peanut harvest and some of the lifestyle around the village.