Tag: Landscapes

Isn’t home (sometimes) just the nicest place to be?

I love and live life in the city. I like the chaos, the bustling, the buzz, the openness and the anonymity an urban environment offers. However, I can’t fully deny I’m a country girl. Because sometimes the sounds of the sirens just doesn’t remind me of fulfilling my childhood dream of living in a city ...

The colors of the desert

When you come from a country like I do, where green and blue are clearly the most dominating colors, you will hardly be able to imagine that elsewhere humans and animals live in landscapes that may seem a bit hostile and perhaps even scary to us. As a child I felt that way when I ...

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Daily Overview

The experience that transforms an astronaut’s perspective of our planet Earth and mankind’s purpose and place upon it is referred to as the overview effect. The term was first used by Frank White in 1987. Astronauts, who were lucky enough to make this incredible experience, mentioned a shift of perspective related to our planet Earth ...

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The traces of mankind…

“[we] come from nature.…There is an importance to [having] a certain reverence for what nature is because we are connected to it... If we destroy nature, we destroy ourselves.” – Edward Burtynsky When you think about how little a human-being is compared to the size of our planet it’s only hard to imagine what great ...

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In the country with the SIGMA 70-200mm lens

Hey guys, Today it was time again for another photo walk. It was mainly cloudy but very bright, actually quite perfect for what I had in mind! All those of you who’ve been outside with their cameras on a cloudy day know that then the light is especially soft and beautiful. I like the effect ...

‘Fiction Landscapes’ – an interesting take on the photo collage topic

Los Angeles based artist J. Frede is currently working on a very interesting project: he buys old photographs at flea markets, rearranges them almost like puzzle pieces so that they form fictional landscapes, and then he frames them with specially designed picture frames. He calls this unusual style of a photo collage, which at least ...

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Small people, big landscapes: Dr. Nicholas Roemmelt’s incredible self-photos

One should think that a dentist running a private practice does not have the time to travel to remote landscapes and be seriously involved with landscape and animal photography. However, Dr. Nicholas Roemmelt, who lives in Tyrol, shows that it is indeed possible to have a challenging job as well as indulge in a time-intensive ...

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A new Twist on Nude Photography: Carl Warner’s Bodyscapes

Carl Warner is anything but your typical landscape photographer. Instead of venturing outside equipped with a tripod, he creates and takes pictures of his own landscapes in his studio. His latest creations make use of the human shape in making the viewer mistake it for desert landscapes. This way, bellies and backs turn into dunes, ...