Motion abstract art

Experts say that abstract photography is about creating images that don’t tell at the first glance what they are about. When the viewer has to take a little or more time to realize what is in the picture, then you can say that you created an abstract work. Actually, with abstracts, viewers don’t even …

Chateau Laurier vintage

It is no secret that monochrome photography was the first form of photography. Great classic artists mastered it over time. Black and white, or tones of one color work great with candid, photo-journalistic, street and some documentary photography, but not only. Take a look at some of Ansel Adams work for example. I like …

two rowboats

Seeing double? No, but seeing two of a kind is often funnier than seeing only one. Scenes are more dynamic, and we can often even imagine a story… ** Click on the images for a larger better view! In the animal world for instance, there will always be a kind of dialog or an …

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: theĀ  Kuna Vendors in Panama, …

Mercado Ajijic, Mexico

As a traveler, shopping at local markets in Mexico or grocery stores is a great cultural experience. This is true for every country in the world. Food is always a good indicator aboutĀ  people’s customs and lifestyle. It’s different from country to country and even from region to region. It’s unique and characteristic. That’s …

Monaco Montecarlo harbor view

Monaco was never on my bucket list. That’s because I had never dared to even dream of visiting it. I knew about this place since I was quite young, and that was mainly related to the American actress Grace Kelly. The princess’s tragic accident shocked the world. However, this independent principality of South-Western Europe …

Dolan Springs is an authentic Wild West village in Mohave County, Arizona. Many tourists pass by it everyday by bus on the way to Grand Canyon West, but not too many even notice it… The rather quiet rustic village is just a stop for gas and a cup of coffee. The village is actually …