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 …

Atlantic Canada Doors and Doorways

Newfoundland Interesting Doors and Doorways I’ve always been attracted to doors and windows, and have wondered what’s behind them. When I have the opportunity, I like to photograph them open, so I can discover a little of their secrets… I had a post on doors in St. John’s Newfoundland Canada, but those were city doors. …

Power lines

Power lines are not the most desirable elements we want to have in a picture… in fact, photographers are trying hard to avoid them, by taking different angles or even alter their shots in post processing. However, we have to admit that they are part of our daily life… ubiquitous – so to say, …

Alsace Street corner mirror

Alsace street corner mirror I saw this street corner mirror in a small village in Alsace when we visited this part of France on a rather gray day of spring. But the weather is never a reason to stop me from taking photos 🙂 I particularly liked the juxtaposition created by the look of …

Fishing ropes of Nova Scotia

Fishing Ropes of Nova Scotia I took all these photos in Peggy’s Cove, Nova Scotia because of the beautiful patterns and lines they create when rolled and tied together. Close up on blue-green fishing ropes Saint Margaret’s Bay, nicer than anywhere else… : I like marine ropes in general, but these in Nova Scotia …

Toys: Teddy bears in Germany

Toys are less likely to be the subject of a travel site, but to me, traveling is not only about seeing landscapes and architecture… I’m always carrying the camera with me wherever I go and as an avid documentary type of photographer,  I’m curious and like to observe things that others may not even …