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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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Tribute to Castelluccio di Norcia | Beauty and Tragedy

About the stunning “Fioritura” and the recent earthquake in Umbria Earlier this year we visited Piano Grande, a large karstic basin, 4,000 ft above sea level in the Sibilini National Park in Umbria, a central province of Italy. This area was once a … Continue reading

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Sea-to-Summit Magnificence | A Croatia + Slovenia Photo Spree

Join us on a photo spree of Croatia and Slovenia with tips on where to find the most photogenic spots and awesome adventures.   Jim and I recently guided a 9-day photo tour in Croatia and Slovenia. It was our first tour … Continue reading

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