Venice has lost its tourists. Watch what the locals have to say and how they are dealing with the shutdown. [YouTube] The timing of the video was fruitious. I had just shared a photo on Instagram, which prompted a long and lovely email — letter really, from my friend Barb. And through sheer coincidence, I … Continue reading Visual memories of Venice.
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
Made with Leica SL & the Leica SL 24-90 lens. Focal Length: 24mm. Aperture f/22. ISO 50. Shutter speed 1/8th of a second. For the past few months, I have been toying with the idea of even more minimalist imagery. It meant that I should retreat from colors, which are already making their presence felt … Continue reading Start of a new photo adventure
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.
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