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 half …

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 🙂 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 to …

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 frame …

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 …

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, and …

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 …

Swans nuptial dance

Swans nuptial dance ritual on the Rhine River, Germany. * Click on pictures for larger view! I had the rare chance to see these majestic swans in their mating ritual on the Rhine River (Breisach, Germany). It was almost like a ceremony in the swan world. I went to the river several times in the …

Austtin Nevada in the winter

It was in November 2015 when we traveled through Austin Nevada, going South after we spent the summer in Montana. Austin Nevada two days after the snow storm, on Veterans Day 2015 A big snowfall started in the beginning of our trip South and followed us through the high elevations of the Oregon mountains. The layer …