The sunset of my trip and file workflow

The days end in sunsets and my trip to Brazil ended with a long airplane flight back to the USA. If you think that flying internationally could not get any worse, think again, with a mask on. On a previous post, Sunset, Pedra de Itaipava, I shared a sunset photograph from a hike. I tookContinue reading “The sunset of my trip and file workflow”

A view from Morro do Bonet, Rocio, Petrópolis, Brazil 

This post is about a black and white landscape taken from Morro do Bonet, Rocio, RJ, Brazil, a view often dominated by fog.

Maria Comprida from Morro da Mensagem

This post is about Maria Comprida, a mountain peak that dominates the landscape view from Itaipava (Petrópolis, Brazil), and which is a good subject for black and white photography.

Sunset, Pedra de Itaipava (Itaipava’s Rock)

This post is about a sunset taken at Pedra de Itaipava (Petrópolis, Brazil), during a long hike and with minimal equipment.

California Dreaming

A somewhat late welcome to the most depressing time in California, Fire Season. Today we finally got our first “fire sky” here in the Central Valley. The sun peeps through a dense layer of smoke and throws a beautiful, golden light on things. From a photographer’s point of view, there is no better light. From theContinue reading “California Dreaming”

Humboldt County Redwoods and Fern

This post is about a long hike in a Redwoods forest of Humboldt County, what I took for photography, and my photography settings while there.

Monochrome abstractions in Point Reyes

In this post I show a few examples of abstractions in monochrome, following up with the previous one, which was about abstractions in color.

Landscape abstractions in color

On a trip to Mono Lake I photographed the Tufas in sunset and with the help of Lee color filters, I created a landscape abstraction

ICM photography at North Table Mountain

I go to Table Mountain every spring for the wildflowers. This year it was beyond crowded, and since I had photographed the place ad nauseam in the past, I packed light (just my toy camera, the Z50 and its 50 mm dedicated lens). My intention was to enjoy the walk and friends while practicing Intentional Camera MovementContinue reading “ICM photography at North Table Mountain”