Candid photography - Shoe polisher in San Cristobal De Las Casas, Mexico

When I travel I often take candid photography. In fact, it is rare when I don’t. That’s because I think that showing people is a good way to get the sense of a place. You can see this in many of my previous posts. A few evident examples are: theΒ  Kuna Vendors in Panama, or …

Monte Carlo marina view from above

Monaco was on my bucket list for a long time, but I have to admit that I had never dared to even dream of visiting it. I should have said actually Monaco and Monte Carlo, because both these famous names are part of the independent principality of Monaco on the French Riviera. Well, I did …

sherbrooke pioneers village nova scotia

When you visit the Sherbrooke pioneer village Nova Scotia you literally travel back in time. This is just one of a few historic live museums in Canada, so interesting to go and explore. I heard about places like this where people live like they did centuries ago. I’ve never seen one though until we visited …

Centennial Flame in Ottawa, Canada

Most people know about Ottawa the Capital of Canada. It is not the largest city in the country, but in my opinion is the nicest. My husband and lived there for six years, so I got a gazillion photos of it. The image above for instance, is a collage intended to say the word OTTAWA. …

Early morning by the lake

I don’t often go out with my camera early in the morning, but when I occasionally do, I don’t regret it. As a matter of fact, we can obtain a similar type of light whether it is at the sunset or sunrise. However, there is a difference, and the photos will show it. Most of …

closing time

It was the closing time when we arrived This is an almost wordless image, but for me, there is so much to tell about… I took this photo in an European tavern, more precisely in an evening when we were traveling to Hamburg, Germany, and looking for something to eat. Even though we couldn’t eat …

Open door to dreams

The Open door to dreams is a surrealistic photo composition that I  made some years ago for a photography concept contest. The idea was to illustrate this text: “I hear it in the deep heart’s core” from “The Lake Isle of Innisfree,” by W.B. Yeats. The poem is about a place that the poet always …

Leading lines in photography

What are Leading lines in photography, anyway? Well, if in the antiquity all the roads were leading to Rome, in photography, they lead to the main subject of the picture πŸ™‚ The most common use of leading lines in photography are the roads and pathways This one for instance, was a road glowing in the …

Feeding dolphins watercolor of liquid

LIQUID – was the theme of a 7 day challenge for fun at Fine Art America, that ended today, and Hey!, I got a Certificate for accomplishing this πŸ™‚ Oh, the certificate says “7 Day Water Challenge“, but in reality it was about “Liquid” not just water. Anyways, good enough πŸ™‚ The rule was to …