Grand Canyon South

Layers in photography can definitely give more visual interest to a picture. I’m not talking about a post processing technique. This article is about using layers in a photographic composition. We get layers in almost every photo we take, whether it is landscape, urban/rural scenery, or a close-up. However, when not used properly, layers …

Candid photography - Shoe polisher in San Cristobal De Las Casas, Mexico

When I travel I often take candid photography. In fact, it is rare when I don’t. That’s because I think that showing people is a good way to get the sense of a place. You can see this in many of my previous posts. A few evident examples are: theΒ  Kuna Vendors in Panama, …

Dreamy like looking winter country scene in Ontario, Canada

Well, when in snows in Canada, it pours… Just to paraphrase the well known saying about rain πŸ™‚ I took these two photos below while driving in a snow squall in Ontario. I should better say: while my husband was driving and I was shooting through the windshield from the passenger seat.. However, contrary …

out of focus mood photo of a rainy day

Focus in photography is like focus in life. More we concentrate, better chances getting to the target. What we normally want to obtain in photography is clarity and sharpness as well.Therefore we focus, trying to keep failure aloof – right? There are many beautiful well focused pictures, mine included πŸ™‚ just look at my …

Horse pet photography in Arizona

Pet photography can make a good variation in my travel activities. It’s not a priority, but sometimes, when I see these cute animals I just cannot ignore them πŸ™‚ I know pets are precious friends and they can get quite close to our heart. But because we travel we don’t have any. In order …

Open window with geraniums

Travel windows framing photography can create great pictures of subjects like people, flowers, artifacts, landscapes, or just reflections. * Please click on the images for a larger view! This wall of multiple reflecting windows was a beautiful piece of urban art in Bremerhaven, Germany, see my earlier post. As with doors, windows will nicely …

Framing in Photography - Open door in Fort Maiden, Amhrestburg, Ontario

Framing in photography is a composition technique that can bring more interest to a picture. Framing will not only make the subject stand out. It will also integrate it into the environment, or create a story. Framing can also give a better sense of the place to your photos. We can use man-made frames, …

Coot nesting mother on Lake Constance, Germany

Birds Nests and the spring season have two main things in common. 1. They happen at the same time, 2. They fill your heart with love and hopes of a new life. The difference is that a nest is just a glimpse into what spring is all about… In Europe, it’s quite common to …