Cape Town is my favorite place in the whole world – if only I had one day to explore the city, this is what I would do..
Morning climb up Lions Head. Lions Head is the small, round-topped mountain next to Table Mountain. The climb is not as bad as it looks and you can easily get up and down in two hours, including a little chill time on top. The 360 degree view of the city and its surroundings is well worth the effort!
Chilling on the beach. Cape Town has many beautiful beaches to choose from, Camps Bay Beach is one of the largest and has lovely views of the surrounding mountains. There’s a great view of Lions Head from your beach towel and you can congratulate yourself on your big climb.
Boat ride! There are lots of boat companies operating from the Waterfront that offer reasonably-priced boat rides out to sea. From the boat, you can sit back and enjoy the sea breeze and a spectacular view of Table Mountain.
Relaxing afternoon in Kirstenbosch. The National Botanical Gardens at Kirstenbosch is set against the eastern slopes of Table Mountain with Devil’s Peak looming above. There are acres of lawn to lay down your picnic blanket and it’s not hard to find a quiet spot away from the crowds.
By now you should be exhausted after a full day of enjoying glorious Cape Town! If you have any energy left, head out to one of the many bars and clubs on Long Street and enjoy the awesome nightlife.
Whether you typically spend the weekend playing tourist in your own town or you have done some exploring around familiar spots, today's awesome album will make you want to spend the whole day outdoors with your favorite analogue buddy.
It was the Amazon which I had longed for my whole life. And when it was finally a set deal that I will travel to Brazil with two of my best friends for the Copa do Mundo (World Cup), we really had to start our adventure in the Amazon. I had known about this magical place deep in the rainforest. There was a lodge run by local people of indigenous background, with wooden houses that float on the water and a limited number of visitors. It was eco-tourism as how it should be. To preserve and to celebrate one of the most impressive locations I have seen so far.
I have good memories of Tagaytay Highlands. There had been times when some of my friends and I would spend the weekend there, playing all sorts of sports and having our bodies healed in the warm and lapping jacuzzi pool. But those were distant memories. I was able to go back to this place, but only for an afternoon, and tried to remember the good old days.
You want your subject be the center of attention? Petzval lens photos are recognizable for sharpness and crispness in the centre, strong color saturation, wonderful swirly bokeh effect, artful vignettes and narrow depth of field that will make your subjects stand out!
In summer last year, my sister and her lover exchanged "I do's" after five colorful years of happiness and making future plans. It was the perfect occasion to grab some of my cameras and eternalize one of the most beautiful days not only of her life, but also mine.
Where do I begin? Believe me, I know many places in Bandung. From a cozy cafe to where the famous street food and maybe even drinks can be found, to places for lomowalks, it would be my pleasure to show you all around Bandung - the city I love and the city of love!
In April of this year I had the chance to test the Petzval Lens and to write a review on it for the German photography forum Kwerfeldein. The lens excited me from the very beginning, at the time it was introduced on Kickstarter. I was afraid that once I had tested the lens, I would want to have one of my own! Well, that’s what happened; a year later, I finally bought my very own Petzval lens.
If you run a small business selling hand made items online, you would know how vitally important it is to have amazing product shots to help sell your work. I tested out the new Petzval lens on some of my hand-printed items to see if I could get a winning shot, and below is an overview of what happened.
Aside from the fact that Ubud is a must-visit tourist spot in Bali, it is also the perfect place to relax and get inspired. There, you’ll see and feel something different. Staying there for a month in 2012 made me discover good places to visit. If ever you'll be in Bali for a holiday, don't forget to visit Ubud. Now, I shall take you on a quick visit to this town!
Writing about Bangkok, a place where I first left my vagabond heart, I found it only fitting to focus on its own heart, the Chao Praya River, and the adventures it can offer to anyone looking to explore the city's curiosities by water.