This year started in Romania with a warm and quite rainy winter. Unfortunately I could shoot all the winter pictures I had planned for this season. Now, spring is finally here, the days got longer and the weather warmer and sunnier.
So, don't waste time in your house, get out there and enjoy the sun. Take your camera and look for some new subjects to shoot. Spring season started for me with a visit at a fortified church near my home town, in Cisnadioara. I know this church since my childhood but I never realised how photogenic it could be in the spring sun.
My advice, when there is no time for big trips, get to know your surroundings, take your time to study your subject and enjoy the sunshine.
If you ever have the chance to watch a motor race live, DON'T PASS ON THAT!
I had the opportunity to watch the Formula 1 Grand Prix of Budapest in 2011 and I believe it was one of the greatest experiences of my life. You probably see motor races on TV all the time, but being there live doesn't compare to the real race. The roaring engines and their sounds are incredible.
Besides races are a good opportunity to exercise your panning techniques. First thing you need to do is to get a good seat. I had a seat in the main tribune at the Start/Finish line. It sounds great, you could experience the amazing start of the race, I had a perfect view of the teams' boxes and the pit lane, but when it came to shooting pictures i realized there was a better place at the end of the straight line, where the first...
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