My wife and I took our normal vacation to Mexico this year in September. Our first visit was Rio Verde where we attended a quince anos which is the celebration of a girl turning 15 years old marking her transition into adulthood. There was a lot of partying and drinking... More
This is just few notes about flood in Prague, 'cos I am really tired now. And the last days were really hectic for us.
I was outside of Prague for the weekend and came back in the Sunday. I didn't watch news so I was really surprised when I arrived in the city and found... More
You may have heard that we have had bad flooding in parts of Iowa this Spring. I am very fortunate, I only had a few puddles in my basement. Some neighbors have reported having several feet of water in their homes.
I am a bit of a photojournalist at heart-so I had... More
Here are a few thoughts I have on photographing disaster areas, as I did recently in Vermont photographing the aftermath of tropical storm Irene.
1. Be mindful of the people who were affected by the storm. I witnessed a lot of people working hard to clean out their basements,... More
Disaster is not terrible, just see the real love in the distress.I hope the US people in the disaster can be more stronger!
I'm from China have also experienced an earthquake of ordinary people in may 2008,a terrible earthquake destroyed a hole city in China,but we rebuild... More
In the past week I was able to visit the destruction zone around the Merapi Volcano in Central Java, Indonesia.
As a photographer, what struck me was the black and white world I encountered.
I enclose this image as an example. I haven't changed a single level - just... More
What is happening to our weather? The weather is mad!
There are so many inundations and other natural disasters everywhere in the world.
I ask myself what happens if this is going on and on!?
Is there anything what we can do about it?
Here are some useful tips from... More
1. Most of the equipment disasters occur on the tripod. So make sure, that the tripod is properly balanced and you have the right tripod.
2. Strictly keep your Camera and other equipment out of reach of children. These are not their toys.
3. While taking shots, we often... More
we are under a volcano watch this week in Alaska, thought i'd share some of the info that comes in emails as it is great information that is easily overlooked
Plan for a Volcanic eruption:
Develop a Family Disaster Plan and include specific preparedness procedures for... More
For the last two months, I had been driving around the country snapping pictures of localities to be published in local calendars. Had done quite a bit, and was rather pleased because I had even managed to capture some shots of very particular events in each location that... More
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