This year I went to Death Valley for the first time and it was my first time walking on real desert sand dunes. Even though it was early April, the heat was almost unbearable during the day and walking around these dunes can be exhausting and cause dehydration very fast, especially if you are carrying … Continue reading Photographing Sand Dunes in Death Valley
This classical view in Yosemite National Park can look very different, depending on the direction of the light and on the clouds, which is true for landscape photography in general, but I find those two factors particularly relevant here. When I captured this image, the sun was behind me, in the afternoon but there were no … Continue reading Yosemite Valley Tunnel View
Walking on the beach after sunset, I saw this couple running and jumping around and suddenly they stopped for a few seconds. Fortunately I had the 80-200mm zoom on my camera and was able to zoom out and compose the shot.
The streets of San Francisco. Standing in the middle of a busy street with my tripod set up sounds crazy but it wasn't as dangerous as it may seem. I was actually pretty safe (or at least that's what I want to believe!)
This is probably one of the most remote and windy places in California. At this location, in the Point Reyes peninsula, winds of 60 mph are common and the highest wind speed ever recorded was 133 mph. Fortunately this day the wind was not so strong. I wanted to convey the feeling of immensity and … Continue reading The Point Reyes Peninsula.
Sunrise is a perfect time to photograph birds. They are very active and full of energy in the early morning. Not every sunrise or sunset presents the same opportunity in terms of color. In this case, the clouds turned into a huge red color source that gave the whole lake this even warm color. I … Continue reading Egret at Sunrise