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Autumn in Romania, October 2014

Autumn in Romania, October 2014

Back to Romania with family to research for some additional locations for our photo tour in October 2015, the fall colors are great, the markets are loader with autumn harvest, apples, grapes, peppers, potatoes and many other things, the villages are full of activity, every one is getting ready for the winter that is just […]


Snake in my Garden

Snake in my Garden

I got home last night from Bhutan, this morning I decided to clean the water filters to my fish pond, and surprise, in the filter bucket I discover this little friend, he is 2 feet long and I really don’t know if it is poisons or not. It looks like a tree snake, but not […]


South Carolina Photo Workshop

South Carolina Photo Workshop

Today is the beginning of our Charleston –  South Carolina Photo workshop, the weather is promising, cloudy with 50% chance of rain. When the weather is getting bad, and people run for shelter the photographers get outdoors for the drama and dramatic light, this is us, bad weather is very welcome. The think is, try […]


Tat Kouang Si Waterfall- Thailand and Laos photo tour 11/ 2012

Tat Kouang Si Waterfall- Thailand and Laos photo tour 11/ 2012

TAT KOUANG SI WATERFALL is a beautiful waterfall located in the rain forest, 28 kilometers south of Luang Prabang. It is perfect place to photograph in the overcast conditions .There is a trail of steep steps along which takes you all the way around the upper waterfall, this is the biggest waterfall, from the top […]


Inle lake Fisherman

Inle lake Fisherman

 How I got this image Here it is: I use my 5D Mark III with   flash , head hold do to, I was in the boat looking for the left over fisherman’s  on Inle lake before the heavy rain moved in. My camera and flash settings were as fallow,


Santorini Private Photo Tour – September 2012

Santorini Private Photo Tour - September 2012

The island of Santorini Greece or Thira is located in the Cyclades islands, in the middle of the Greek Islands of the Aegean Sea. Santorini is, along with Mykonos and Crete, the most famous holiday destinations in Greece. It is a small group of volcanic islands. The island was the site of one of the largest volcanic […]


Short stop in Bangkok

Short stop in Bangkok

Street food Here I am in the busy Bangkok wandering on streets with non stop action. I left Seattle WA. one day a go and the 70 F temperature to arrive in Bangkok to a hummed and warm weather, probably the temperature is 90 F. I did not fell the  jet-lag yet, but I knew it […]


My new travel bag Pro Roller x100 from Lowe Pro

My new travel bag Pro Roller x100 from Lowe Pro

As many of you know I travel many month out of the year , and my destination are from the Oceans to the High Himalaya.  To be able to drag along all the equipment I use , I did need to have a great Roller Back to travel through many Airports, this days it seam […]


Why a better camera ?

Why a better camera ?

Here I am in Pantenal Brazil with my 2 body cameras ( a 5D mark II and a 7D ), 400 F4, 70 -200 F2.8, 50 mm F 1.4, 17 – 40 F4, 1.4  converter and Extension tubes, thinking that this will be more then enough to photograph my target subjects, in many situations during […]


Phi Ta Khon festival 2012

Phi Ta Khon festival 2012

I know some of you are fallowing me on Face book, Google + or my Lined in and probably you did see some of this Images that I photographed last weekend. This is Phi Ta Khon festival, and it is a festival where the locals of this region scares the Bad Ghost out of the […]


Bicycle – a great subject to photographs

Bicycle - a great subject to photographs

The Bicycle is a still subject to photograph But when you get a bike rider on it then the bicycle becomes a subject in Motion It is much more dinamic and interesting to photograph, in special in the overcast, rainy conditions. But this days we prefer things that make our life much easier, Electric Bicycle. […]


Religious site of Angkor Wat

Religious site of Angkor Wat

Angkor wat in the morning mist. canon Camera, 17 to 40 mm F4 lents on a gitzo tripod and Kirk bol head. Buddhist monks walking through the historical site of Angkor Wat, Cannon Camera, 17 to 40 mm Lents, ISO 100, at 1/15 hand hold, slow motion Panning. Buddhist monk using an umbrella to protect […]


Devils’s Marbles

Devils's Marbles

One of my favorite locations is Devils’s Marbles south of Tennant Creek. This area resemble the Catavinea desert of Mexico to me. Both of them are famous for the gigantic granite boulders arrayed across the flat landscape. One with Cactus and the other with Gum Trees. This location is south of Tennant Creek in Northern […]


Devils’s Marbles

One of my favorite locations is Devils’s Marbles south of Tennant Creek. This area resemble the Catavinea desert of Mexico to me. Both of them are famous for the gigantic granite boulders arrayed across the flat landscape. One with Cactus and the other with Gum Trees. This location is south of Tennant Creek in Northern […]


ADOBE Photoshop Touch is here

ADOBE Photoshop Touch is here

What is Adobe Photoshop Touch? The new Adobe® Photoshop® Touch app lets you quickly combine images, apply professional effects, share the results with friends and family through social networking sites like Facebook, and more — all from the convenience of your iPad or Android tablet.¹ Highlights Now available for iPad 2. Work with core Photoshop […]


Photographing Orchids in the forest

Photographing Orchids in the forest

This morning I photographed few Orchid flowers, First of al it was sunny, soft sun , but still disruptive. So I decide to use a reflector to block the morning sun. This worked out and I like the even light on the flower and background. After I got this image I thought a flash with […]


My Garden as a photo subject.

My Garden as a photo subject.

After working all morning in front of the computer I decide to get in my garden and enjoy the new blooms, then I realized that one of the orchids was in bloom and it was hovered by small bees or wasps !!! I used my back up camera, CANON 7D with my 100 macro lents, […]


The fifth day in Kanchanaburi / Western Thailand

The fifth day in Kanchanaburi / Western Thailand

Last night we decided to stay in the Erawan National Park, this will allow us to wake up and hike to the waterfalls before the park will open. Why do this, two reasons : a) will be there few hours before the sun will reach the waterfalls and b) will be there few hours before […]


The forth day in Kanchanaburi / western Thailand photo tour

The forth day in Kanchanaburi / western Thailand photo tour

This morning we took off for the Pha Tad waterfall, western Thailand. We try to photograph it before the sun rise was over the mountain crest, without knowing that the road was not in a very good condition, which meant a longer drive then expected. By the time we arrived at the waterfall the sun […]


The third day of my Photo adventure in western Thailand

The third day of my Photo adventure in western Thailand

The shooting is not going as good as I wanted to go, I am in the rain forest trying to photograph some waterfalls and rain forest landscapes and it is sunny, no cloud as far as I can see. Today I went in to a cave, very nice, but impossible to photograph, I did have […]


For friends that leave in the tropical environment

BEWARE !!! Fungus is a silent killer of optics… Trust me, when a photographer confronts those micro tentacles of fungus growing on any of his lenses, its like an attack that of the tentacles of `Portuguese man of war’. It will make any serious photographer sweat in pain, even in peak winters. Camera lenses are […]


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 […]


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. […]


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: