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Aug 14

#151. The shiny eye in the silent storm

By pascaljappy | News

August in Provence sees a mix of very hot weather with blue skies and stormy conditions that announce the arrival of Autumn a few weeks later. A few nights ago, we were treated to a light show that lasted almost for an hour in total silence. Lightning never struck the ground, brightening the clouds from […]

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Jul 11

#148. Scooby Doo at Kew ?

By pascaljappy | News

Hi all, in the middle of a change of professional life and lifestyle, I have been completely swamped by work for the past months, neglecting my beloved photo blog. Thankfully, co-author Philippe has remained faithful and produced many astounding articles on exotic lands such as the Lofoten or Terra del Fuego as well as others, […]

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Mar 23

#143. Lapland in Colour

By pascaljappy | Travel Photography

In my previous post, Lapland in Monochrome, I argued that photography in the repetitive landscape of Lapland was best captured in monochrome, particular under the very flat light that an overcast sky can produce. But that’s a bit of an over simplification. First, as the picture above reveal, the sun can, and often does, shine, […]

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Mar 02

#141. Lapland in monochrome

By pascaljappy | Travel Photography

Sol does play some wicked tricks. Everyone of His 12 year-long heartbeats sends waves of dread and excitement to us camera-toting earthlings. Excitement and anticipation of the auroral displays that accompany the periodic peaks in solar cycles. Dread and fear of clouds and other potential hinderances. This winter, at the peak of Sun cycle 24, […]

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Jan 15

#138. Sturm und Drang

By pascaljappy | News

Late 18th century German artists reacted to the diktat of rational enlightment with the Sturm und Drang movement trough which emotion and subjectivity was given center stage. This morning, the skies treated my neck of Provence to a delightful sunrise on a snowy forecast day. In between testing lenses for my ongoing Nikon D800e review, […]

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Jan 06

#137. When is it art ?

By pascaljappy | News , Opinion

Which of the two pictures below (if any) would you consider to be art ? Both are quick evaluations of the potential of a panorama, to determine whether it is worth spending more time on the picture or not. The first, above, is a quick and dirty alignment in Photoshop (showing all my technical transgressions […]

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