28 May 2011

The Power Of Earth And The Sun

This week the Swiss government in view of what happened in Fukushima decided to cease nuclear energy by 2034. I am very happy about this decision - above all for my children. We will have to take a path now where we make use of the power earth and the sun provides us with.

Arenal Volcano, Costa Rica

Flamingos, Etosha National Park, Namibia

20 May 2011

Follow The Lines

Compositions will be much stronger if they contain lines guiding the eyes across the image. Those lines may be clearly visible or more subtle. Try to be aware of how your eyes move around a picture. Are those lines leading the viewer to the main subject? Do they form an interesting pattern?

Sunset Over Benguela Current, Skeleton Coast, Namibia

Burnt Trees, Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming, America

Give Your Subjects Space To Breath

I love the Japanese sense of space and proportions - very different from the usual 1/3 2/3 or golden point rule many photographers seem to follow and religiously refer to in photo communities. Try to break out of the standards, give your subjects space and create tension by out of balance compositions.

Springbok, Sossusvlei, Namibia

River Tern, Rantambore National Park, Rajasthan, India