Instagram Remix #1

These pictures were first posted on instagram, most of them in response to the prompts of the Daily Post’s Photo101 class which gave me a good excuse to explore our new surroundings. They were all taken in Berlin with my Olympus OMD EM-10 and a Panasonic 20mm prime lens on it.

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Tech of the month: Let it sparkle

Last week, enchanted by the first sunny day this year, I posted a picture of reflections on the Spree river on my instagram stream. A friend’s prompt question about the aperture used in that image gave me the idea for this edition of Tech of the Month. Without further ado, let’s explore how to make […]

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Akiba Contact Sheets

A week ago, I wrote about a very instructive exhibition we saw in Berlin, where Magnum photographers showed their selected images together with all the images from the same photo shoot. Seeing photos in a context like this is a good way to train the photographic eye and we will practice this in a new […]

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Riga in winter

Hanseatic architecture and a touch of Eastern Europe place Riga somewhere between Stockholm and Prague. Romantic Christmas markets, cozy restaurants and the chance to get lots of snow make the city a perfect winter destination.

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Abruzzo Road Trip: Vasto

Vasto, a tiny town on the Adriatic coast of Abruzzo has all the potential to be a traveler’s magnet: a marina with sandy beaches to the South, a medieval hill-top center and a natural reserve along the rocky coastline to the North.

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