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flowers, raindrops and macro photography

Fuji X10 manages to do a nice job for macro photography. It is somewhat uncomfortable to get at ~1 to 5 cm distance from the subject, but the results are very nice. After playing with macro lenses for Canon DSLR, I would say that the best macro lens is a …

This entry is part 4 of 4 in the series Fuji X10 review
mountain view from the plane window

why I love flying

I love flying. I love sitting uncomfortably in Economy class, see the 100th safety presentation and I don’t mind the grueling 8 …

canal bridge in Venice

taking the most from a trip

Possessions define us. We accumulate experiences, objects, memories, words, feelings. This is true for all human activities, but I find it interesting how this applies to …

joys of the road

It is said that it is more about the road, the experience, than about the destination. I do not put a lot …

tourist looking lost in Venice - with map and suitcases

how to spot the tourist

I find this photo very endearing, as it embodies a lot of the stereotypes about tourists. Looking somewhat lost, carnying a few bags, staring …

statues left in a small courtyard at museum in Venice

the left out statues

All museums have a lot of art that is never seen by the public. This is the working clay for thematic exhibitions, …

photo of an old lady in Venice - photographs local people

people in Venice

People and street photography – while not my strong points – are two areas I try to touch on every trip.