The Colours of Twilight

Though this picture, Down the Lake, represents a lake at twilight, it looks more or less abstract to me. Abstract photography or painting is based on colour palette and/or composition and the viewer has more freedom as far as the interpretation is concerned. Twilight is the moment between sunset and night. It is divided into…

The Stone

“Many facets, like a diamond. A diamond that nobody can see as a whole. Some will see one facet, others a second facet but will be blind to the first one that his neighbour can see. I meet you and one of my sides is shining more. Some see only the defects, others see only…

The Art of Cropping

Aspect ratio, or format, in photography is the proportions of the frame, the relationship between the width and the height of the picture. It depends on the sensor of the camera, but in our digital age, it can be changed in the settings in some types of DSLRs. And it is not without consequences. A…

When Bad is Good

We all had to cope with badly focused pictures, an unwanted shaking, or a bad setting. And what we thought would be a great photo is just a big failure. But sometimes during the culling process, there are some of them that we just can’t get rid of. We like them. With their defects. We…

Super Moon 2014

This super moon 2014 was photographed all around the world and you can find many links dealing with it and showcasing the best pictures. I had a try at photographing it too. It is actually not so difficult once you know why most of candid pictures of the moon are so blurry and displaying just…

Early Spring

Seasonal inspiration.. new blossoms in the garden..

Season Greetings

I will be back after the festivities with new posts and new pictures. I wish you relaxing holidays, a fabulous Christmas and a Happy New Year with your friends and family.

Lady Autumn

At this time of the year leaves are undergoing a metamorphosis and green slowly turns into warm colours. But what you may not know is that Nature is like a lady taking off her clothes for the evening show. Colours don’t change. The pigment responsible for the green colour fades away as the amount of…