One of the best pieces of advice I have ever received as a photographer has been given to me by my friend Eduardo Soteras. We were drinking warm tea at the chilly high-altitude village of Kyanjin Gompa, Nepal, chatting about our photographic experiences when he told me about a bad habit that a lot of us tend to have: framing with the widest angle available. Read More →
I don’t know about you but I love sleeping. If I could, I’d just sleep ten to twelve hours a day. However, when I’m on a mission to make photographs, I know what I can miss early in the morning and late in the evening if I let go. Sleeping becomes then less of a priority. Read More →
Did you already experience this moment of stress when the sun is about to set and you’ve still not found anything interesting to photograph? Or when warm and cosy in your sleeping bag you wake up and see clouds transforming into gold? Then you’re certainly affected by the Golden Hour Syndrome. But don’t worry, we all are (to a certain point). Read More →
Today’s tip mostly applies to the tripod-enthusiasts digital landscape photographers out there. Although I recently extended my photographic horizons, landscapes are still a big part of what I love to photograph and I’ve only lately understood how anti-creative a tripod can be. Read More →
Cameras give us the ability to capture personal moments in time and transcribe them in the form of an image. We commonly call this act taking a photograph, as if we were actually taking an instant, a place, a person, out of its timeframe and materialising it to eventually keep it alive and share it with others. Read More →
I know it looks like it, but no! the blog is not dead. Although I haven’t published anything since the end of my trip, I’m still alive and well, and silence will be broken here as soon as the beginning of 2015. But before that, I wanted to tell some good news.
I still find it hard to realise that what should have been a three months trip just ended after two years and two months of adventure between the Arctic and the Himalayas. It is not without a certain emotion that I remember how everything started. Back in Tromsø, Norway, I was at work, stuck behind my computer, reading a few travel photography blogs during the breaks, dreaming that one day I would be the one on the other side of the screen. The seed of adventure was secretly starting to grow in me… Read More →