A long exposure from the top of the Rialto Bridge in Venice, Italy! The original color photo wasn’t anything to write home about, but when I applied my B&W preset to the photo, it was magic. It highlighted the streaks of light (from a passing boat), and they became the focal point of the photo. … Continue reading Streaking


Today, I was supposed to be somewhere close to Ny-Ålesund, a tiny little city on an island in the Arctic north from Svalbard. I was going to be part of a photo expedition led by my dear friend Chris Michel, who first took me there in 2017. Three years ago was a time of self-discovery … Continue reading Snowstorm

[Photo] Stop.

A few months back — feels like an eternity now — I visited Utah, and it was somewhere out there, I took this photograph. I never got around to either editing or sharing it, mostly because I am fairly lazy when it comes to both those activities. I am using the necessary self-isolation as a … Continue reading [Photo] Stop.

The Devil’s Golf Course

According to Wikipedia, Devil’s Golf Course is a  large salt pan on the floor of Death Valley, located in the Mojave Desert within Death Valley National Park. These halite crystal salt formations are indeed devilish. It is truly an inhospitable place and boy, I can only imagine how hard it was for old-timers who might have had to travel over this really … Continue reading The Devil’s Golf Course