Category Archives for "Travel Photography"

Oct 07

#161. Black Merc

By pascaljappy | Travel Photography

Walking the streets of Oxford a few days ago (will have more news about this soon), I stumbled upon this mean machine. It was dark grey and looked menacing. So I got close with a Zeiss 25mm Distagon wide open and let the nose become the center of attraction. Back in LightRoom, I accentuated this […]

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Sep 15

#155. Saving Steam

By pascaljappy | Travel Photography

This is a guest post by Paul Perton, a talented English photographer living in South Africa and with a passion for steam trains. A beautiful online essay on this subject is available here : http://issuu.com/paulperton2/docs/saving_steam?e=2443592/4847084 Thanks a lot to Paul for the contribution. We hope others will follow and invite other readers to submit theirs […]

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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 17

# 142 Lofoten Un-shtunk!

By philberphoto | Travel Photography

What is not to love about the Lofoten? That is, if you have (unlikely) great weather, a (hard to find) photo friend, and (easy enough) time without interference from other photographers… Well, the Lofoten are a mix of civilised country with good infrastructure, and very sparse support points. On the one hand, roads are very […]

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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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Mar 01

#140. Lofoten Shtunk?

By philberphoto | Travel Photography

What’s not to love with the Lofoten? Well, to begin with, the weather. Especially in February, when the key question is: what’s is going to be worse, the cold, the storm or the snowfall? Or all three? It seems like the Lofoten are the world’s centre of storm-suit usage. In the immortal words of Charlie […]

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