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sunrise, cap, sea, coast, mountain, morning, mallorca, spain, 2011During my studies of Information Management I was introduced to landscape photography and some basic techniques through a fellow photographer and good friend. His interest and enthusiasm for photography simply took off and I was virtually instantly fascinated by creating images. When I first saw his photos and those of other advanced and experienced photographers I also wanted to be able to create something like this by myself. I began to learn like crazy, read articles, tutorials, essays and since the very beginning I have - to a certain degree - photography on my mind every single day. During ... Continue reading →


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most, photographed, places, earth, mapThis map shows the most photographed places on earth, based on analysis of photos and geolocation data on Panoramio. As far as I know it was first created by Bluemoon.ee. Especially as a landscape and travel photographer I think it is an interesting study where people take a lot of photos and where one can still explore new places and unique photo locations. Of course this data says nothing about uniqueness and quality of the photos. It surely also corrolates with the areas population density, infrastructure (and accessibility), the residents income and their affinity for photography and ... Continue reading →


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Another absolutely great article from Guy Tal. "... So, no matter what “it” you look at, it’s all about… absolutely nothing. No matter who you are, what you do, where you live, what you love, what you are passionate about, what you photograph, or what you think “it” is all about – it’s not. Except, that is, to you and to those you touch, right here, right now. Take a few steps back and any “it” is ... Continue reading →


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Your new 2012 Desktop Calendar 2012 is a leap year, meaning you get one extra day, so why not use those 366 days to create something amazing? Get the free desktop on deviantArt.com: liquisoft.deviantart.com The attached zip file includes a myriad of formats: 2560×1440 | 1920×1200 | 1680×1050 | 1600×1200 | 1440×900 | 1400×1050 | 1280×960 | 1280×800 | 1024×768 | iPad-formatted version Continue reading →


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phototours, route 1, route one, tours, roadshot, expedition, fog, iceland, island, berge, mountainShort film presentation of the film project on Alexandre Deschaumes landscape photographer. Expected release date of the 52 minutes documentary film : end of the year 2012. Alexandre Deschaumes - The Quest for Inspiration | Demo 2011 from Mathieu Le Lay on Vimeo. Continue reading →


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On the following link you can read an interesting article (in german) about the work of my mate Matthias Haltenhof where he is talking about the work and travels of a german landscape photographer.   Go to the article Continue reading →


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Sneffels Burning You know because it hurts. Hey there! Today I want to share another of Guy Tals fantastic articles: [...] In the hurried, multi-tasking, attention-deficient world we created for ourselves, merely experiencing anything in pure form may require some discipline. What so many ancient cultures knew, we have lost: the importance of being able to focus the mind onto a single thread, prioritizing attention to allow thos ... Continue reading →


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Sneffels Burning In the Blink of a Lifetime Found that interesting journal entry on Guy Tals Blog. Check it out by clicking here. "Somewhere in Colorado, a local radio announcer spoke longingly of his “weekend getaway” in the mountains. In this land of opportunity, why would anyone choose a life they need to get away from? Why do so many spend their lives in fear of living; constantly seeking t ... Continue reading →


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"Art is not about saving time. Art is about saving emotions. Art is about preserving what we experienced and sharing it with our audience in a work of art, a photograph in this instance." Alain Briot, April 2011 Read the full article here Continue reading →


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Bring Back the Romance Guy Tal has written a new interesting and amazing article. I think it is absolutely worth mentioning and thinking about it: "... Remember the beauty and romance and timeless wonders available to you in this amazing world and how much bigger, more mysterious, and more spiritual it is than the virtual one ..." Read the complete article here. Continue reading →


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