Category Archives: Provence

Eating Out in France (Part 2): The French Meal and Other Tips

In our last blog post (Part 1), we discussed the different types of eating establishments in France and what you can expect at the three daily meals.  In Part 2, we’ll look more closely at lunch and dinner and offer … Continue reading

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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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