Archive for the 'Landscape Photography' Category

Last weekend I did a quick trip into the Alps to go hiking and take some photos along the way. For the first time I also filmed the whole experience and the result is the video I show in this blog entry. The weather was quite unpredictable and while I was driving down into the[…]

Just recently I returned from one week in northern Spain. I was visiting the Costa Quebrada near Santander and some close-by landscapes. During that week, not once did I get a glowing sunrise or sunset to photograph. Years ago this would have frustrated me. But I have since learned how to take spectacular photos even[…]

For situations where the 3×2 format doesn’t suit the scene or where the widest angle the lens can deliver just isn’t enough, using Panoramas or their vertical version, the so called Vertoramas, can be the solution. Vertoramas are especially usefull when I have a great foreground but also a beautiful sky. If I have to[…]

It’s easy to fill whole books describing ways to compose a photo, rules to apply and things to avoid. In this article and the accompanying video I’ll just talk about a very certain technique, which can be used to create dynamic compositions. The technique is very simple and works especially when using a wide angle[…]

I’m now practising landscape photography for more than eight years and am using photoshop for an even longer time. While working on hundreds of photos I made many mistakes along the way, which is quite natural and also the best way to learn and improve. Below you’ll find a list of 10 of my most[…]

Atacama

May 14th, 2017

After four days in the mountains of Bolivia, we crossed the border at Hito Cajon and entered the fourth country of our tour around the world, Chile. It struck me how abrupt the change in infrastructure was. The rough dirt roads of Bolivia were transformed into paved roads just a few 100 meters beyond the[…]

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