After a series of workshops at the University of Amsterdam, we retired to Café Van Zuylen for beer and soup, waiting out the Friday evening traffic before heading south on a three-hour drive done in 2 hrs 10″, thanks to my driver’s belief that speed radars don’t work at night.
Mobile photo, edited in-camera
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First HDR photo using a tripod, which means no more caffeine-induced wobbly hands and blurred photo merging.
What do you think?
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I posted the following image on Flickr recently and all the comments suggested cropping and eliminating distracting elements.
I tried to do what was suggested — I’m quite proud of the cloning, especially under the bridge — but it left me wondering about the differences in opinions regarding the two images.
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Another string to my fiddle, to add to those of editor, translator and trainer — marked by the first time I have been paid for one of my photos!
Here it is, a double half-page spread in the New York Magazine.
Regular readers of this blog may have already seen the picture gracing the
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Throughout the year in Senegal, but especially during Ramadan, the traditional toothpick, the sothiou, can be seen in almost every mouth. In addition to cleaning your teeth and freshening your breath, it is also seen as a sign of piety, distracting you from the evils of smoking, keeping your mouth pure for prayer time, and
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