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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
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.

gondolas in Venice - iconic image of the Italian tourist town

canals of Venice

Photography in Venice, Italy, is a real pleasure. The maze of canals and narrow streets, little restaurants and shops, the splendour of …

This entry is part 4 of 5 in the series Italy travel and photography
little girl rowing on Inle Lake - life on lake villages

life on Inle Lake

Nearby Mandalay, in the middle of Myanmar, lies Inle Lake. This is a pretty large, shallow  body of water, that supports the …

young Buddhist monks enjoying sunset in Bagan, Myanmar

portraits from Myanmar (part 5)

Buddhist monks at a temple – probably one of the most photographed scenes. Add a bit of sunset and sprinkle with some shallow …