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 …

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 …

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 🙂 The most common use of leading lines in photography are the roads and pathways This one for instance, was a road glowing in the …

Swallow's nest Portugal

No Place Like Home is sounds always so good, and I like it, because I feel at home in almost all the  places I travel. I also like to take photos of what other people’s homes look like, or places that inspire home to me. I have quite a few homey looking images from my …

Full moon Twillingate Newfoundland

Life in Newfoundland is simple, peaceful and beautiful. Want a relaxing vacation? Newfoundland is the place to go. But this post is not as much about relaxation, but about the fact that creates it: SIMPLICITY. It is well known that simplicity creates relaxation and we all need this so much these days. I often like …

Spring carnival in Gottenheim, Germany

In 2010 I was lucky to be able to see and take photos at a Spring Carnival In Germany. In the month of March, Germans have festivals in almost every village. Knowing abut these festivals, we decided to go to the village of Gottenheim, in the federal state of Baden-Württemberg. It was not too far …

Water reflections at Centro de Artes de San Agustin

We visited San Agustin Etla Arts Center in Mexico a few years ago, and I always wanted to make a post on this ever since. The opportunity came with a WP challenge on reflections. Just perfect, because most of my photos taken there are based on water reflections. I never had such a surrealistic sentiment …