Traveling Ontario in January

Traveling Ontario in January can be quite rewording: lots of beautiful places and winter travel photography opportunities. This is a retrospective of our first days of January 2013 trip in the Southern Ontario. I’m talking about the part of Ontario, from Ottawa to the South-West.   We didn’t do this trip with the sole purpose …

Flathead National Forest and Lake at sunset, Montana

I’ll try to select my favorite photos from the posts I made in 2019. It’s not easy, because I have three web sites based on my photography: TravelWays.com, VegasGreatAttractions.com and also GiftSmart.com. As much as I could, I submitted them to the WordPress community, and I have to thank you all so very much for your …

Winter holidays in Germany -Christmas lights in Bamberg, Germany

Some years ago we spent the winter holidays in Germany, and we didn’t regret it. In this country people take their free time seriously and this is common. When they work, they work hard, when they play, they play hard – no mistakes! At this time of the year for instance, Germans take a vacation …

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 colors …

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: the  Kuna Vendors in Panama, or …

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 was …

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 🙂 just look at my previous …

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, natural …