Swallow's nest Portugal

No Place Like Home is sounds always so good, and I like it, because I feel at home in almost all the  places I travel. I also like to take photos of what other people’s homes look like, or places that inspire home to me. I’m proud to say that many of my pictures …

Life in Newfoundland is simple, peaceful and beautiful. Want a relaxing vacation? Newfoundland is the place to go. But this post is not as much about relaxation, but about the fact that creates it: SIMPLICITY. It is well known that simplicity creates relaxation and we all need this so much these days. I often …

Newfoundland quilts

So why did I do a treasure hunt in Newfoundland? This is what I literally did, without going there with this in mind. Let’s start with the beginning: Newfoundland or Terra Nova is an island in Atlantic Canada. The local people call it “The Rock”. That’s because this island is really very rocky, and …

A vindow with a view in Andalusia, Spain

He, he,… A window with a  view is one of my favorite subjects to photograph 🙂 I’m glad I got this idea for my new travel photography blog. I have to thank one of the WP challenges for this. It’s the one that I love most to participate in, because of the high quality …

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: the  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 about  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 …