Category Archives: Provence

The Circular Polarizer – A Photographer’s Friend or Foe?

On the photo tours that my wife Magrit and I conduct in Europe, our participants are often uncertain about the use of polarizers. In this article, you will learn when to use a polarizer to enhance the quality of your images, … Continue reading

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Photographing the breathtaking White Horses of the Camargue in southern France

Magrit and I recently had one of the most exciting photographic experiences ever — 4 photo sessions with the wonderful white horses of the Camargue region in the southwest corner of France.   These photo sessions take place around sunrise … Continue reading

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On the South Side of the Luberon: three villages, a castle, and a bridge

The area known as “the Luberon” is– we think– the most beautiful area in Provence, stretching about 37 miles on either side of a low, rocky mountain range, an hour or so north of the Mediterranean Sea. The Parc Naturel … Continue reading

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