Tag: water

  • Wapping

    written by neja on 2011-02-18 #places

    A secret area in London with excellent views for history lovers. Wapping is an area in east London, part of the former Docklands, about which lots of Londoners don't even know. And the ones who know, appreciate it a lot.

  • The World According to Herr Willie: Ilha de Marajó

    written by wil6ka on 2015-11-08 #places
    The World According to Herr Willie: Ilha de Marajó

    Brazil is an awesome country for traveling. There's so much to explore, each place very different from one another. It will definitely take a stretch of trips just to get to know this this South American pearl. I finished my copa tour last year in Marajó, the island of bulls—it just might be an eternal highlight for me.

  • Surfin' Munich

    written by vicuna on 2009-05-20 #places
    Surfin' Munich

    "If everybody had an ocean/Across the U. S. A./Then everybody'd be surfin'/Like Californi-a" Well, when the Beach Boys sang this "Surfin' USA" 1963, they surely didn't think that it would be possible to surf in Munich, hundreds and hundreds km far away from the sea (and more from California of course...)

  • The Underwater Halloween Pumpkin carving

    written by vicuna on 2009-11-24 #news
    The Underwater Halloween Pumpkin carving

    During Halloween time, we're used to buy a nice pumpkin and have fun by carving it and create strange, funny or very frightening faces. Often we make this in our kitchen or anywhere else, but did you ever try to do this by diving 6 meter deep? I'd like to share with you a very funny and unique halloween experience I had the chance to live...

  • Magic Doubtful Sound: Is this Norway or New Zealand?

    written by vicuna on 2011-01-12 #places
    Magic Doubtful Sound: Is this Norway or New Zealand?

    Exploring the beauty of a Fjord...I thought that this was only possible in Norway but in fact, you can explore the surprising Fjordland in southwestern New Zealand! We went to the Doubtful Sound and despite it's name, there's no doubt that it's one of the most amazing places I've ever seen.

  • Hermitage Riverside Gardens

    written by neja on 2011-04-13 #places
    Hermitage Riverside Gardens

    Hermitage Riverside Gardens - the real treat of a city retreat.

  • Raiatea Lodge Sunset Pier with La Sardina

    written by vicuna on 2011-07-18 #places
    Raiatea Lodge Sunset Pier with La Sardina

    Sunsets are always beautiful moments to shoot. During my Sardina test shotings, I went one late afternoon to the Raiatea Lodge Sunset Pier, a magical place!

  • Faro's Beach Where the Mediterranean meets the Atlantic

    written by tmmluis on 2010-02-06 #places
    Faro's Beach Where the Mediterranean meets the Atlantic

    Faro's beach is the southern place in Portugal, it is the place where the Mediterranean ends and the great Atlantic ocean begins.

  • Shadwell Basin

    written by neja on 2011-03-20 #places
    Shadwell Basin

    The most significant body of water surviving from the historical London Docks. Development in the Shadwell area was encouraged by an enterprising speculator named, Thomas Neale who built the chapel, St. Paul's by Shadwell Basin in 1656 (which was rebuilt in 1821).

  • Paddling On The Donau River

    written by vicuna on 2009-05-30 #places
    Paddling On The Donau River

    Paddling on the biggest and longest river of Europe, that's a great experience!

  • Ilford Pan 100: Panchromatism Galore

    written by wil6ka on 2012-01-17 #gear
    Ilford Pan 100: Panchromatism Galore

    I don't remember how I came across this film-gem. But nonetheless, I took this film-gem on a trip to Sweden last summer and I can proudly say that the Ilford Pan 100 is one of the greatest black and films I ever got to try.

  • Tower Bridge After Dusk

    written by neja on 2011-04-15 #places
    Tower Bridge After Dusk

    Spring, summer, autumn, winter and spring again - always gorgeous, here's a look at the famous Tower Bridge, after dusk.

  • Reviewing the Minolta Weathermatic 35 DL

    written by artvandelay on 2011-08-16 #gear #people
    Reviewing the Minolta Weathermatic 35 DL

    Having fun photographing on dry land? Wait till you try it in water! Community Member @artvandelay shares with us their experience with the Weathermatic 35 DL!

  • The 3 Waterfalls of Raiatea

    written by vicuna on 2010-07-03 #places
    The 3 Waterfalls of Raiatea

    Raiatea is a volcanic island and besides the beautiful lagoon there are also some impressing huge mountains in the center of it. And as it is raining a lot, there are also some beautiful waterfalls to discover in the mountains. The most famous walk to do inside the island is the one called "the 3 waterfalls".

  • The Sea Swimming Pool of Uturoa

    written by vicuna on 2010-02-20 #places
    The Sea Swimming Pool of Uturoa

    Going to the swimming pool is always cool, but I don't like it when the place is closed and smelling strong chemicals... open air pools are much better, but the chemicals in the water are still there... and what about an open air swimming pool that is open on the beautiful waters of a logoon? That's what I want to show you now, the open air sea-pool of Uturoa!

  • Three Great Relaxing Places on the River Thames

    written by neja on 2011-03-17 #places
    Three Great Relaxing Places on the River Thames

    A quick guide on a relaxing escape in London. A lot of people think of London as Babylon City of struggle. Not if you have a Plan B in mind. The city is so huge, there's always something for everyone.

  • Greenland Dock

    written by neja on 2011-04-04 #places
    Greenland Dock

    A perfect place for sunset watching while enjoying a pint of beer.

  • Lake District

    written by neja on 2010-09-15 #places
    Lake District

    Fairy-tale looking mountainous region in Cumbria, North-West region of United Kingdom. Lots of people think of the UK as a babylon country of hustle and struggle, and eternal fog (you name it). They are always surprised to see the photos of enormously beautiful landscapes this country possesses. Lake District is one of its treasures.

  • 30 Weeks, 30 Cams: Week 3, Revueflex-B

    written by bloomchen on 2012-04-25 #gear
    30 Weeks, 30 Cams: Week 3, Revueflex-B

    This is a review of the camera used for week 3 of the "30 Weeks, 30 Cams" series. The camera a, Revueflex-B, is nothing but a Zenit-B sold by a German department store chain under another name. Read on how I got this SLR camera produced in Russia and how it handles.

  • Thames Barrier Park

    written by neja on 2011-04-13 #places
    Thames Barrier Park

    An urban oasis for romantics or for a family getaway.

  • Plover Way, SE16

    written by neja on 2011-04-14 #places
    Plover Way, SE16

    Swan Lake of South East London

  • Boulders Beach, South Africa

    written by neja on 2012-06-04 #places
    Boulders Beach, South Africa

    Boulders Beach - the African penguins' paradise. Started in 1982 by Adam and Eve of the Penguins, it has grown to about 2200 in recent years. This is partly due to the reduction in commercial pelagic trawling in False Bay, which has increased the supply of pilchards and anchovy, that is so adored by the penguins. They like to eat squid as well. The African penguin is listed in the Red Data Book as an endangered specie.

  • More London Square

    written by neja on 2011-03-18 #places
    More London Square

    One of the most entertaining and panoramic squares of London. It is one of my favorite places in London. Not only because it only takes me 30 minutes to walk here, but because it's new, futuristic, contemporary, facing Tower Bridge and just next to City Hall.

  • Cape Point: A Place of Great Hopes

    written by neja on 2012-09-03 #places
    Cape Point: A Place of Great Hopes

    A place which makes you dream. Cape Point is the meeting point between the Indian Ocean and the Atlantic Ocean. I have been there three times already and each time it's been completely different.

  • Sunset Watching at Camps Bay, South Africa

    written by neja on 2012-06-05 #places
    Sunset Watching at Camps Bay, South Africa

    The best sunset spot in the entire world. If you are into sunsets like me, you would definitely appreciate Camps Bay Beach in Cape Town. It's easy to reach, there are lots of restaurants and bars where you can savor your drinks while enjoying the magnificent scenery of the Atlantic or you can spend hours on the beach itself.

  • V&A Waterfront, Cape Town

    written by neja on 2012-07-30 #places
    V&A Waterfront, Cape Town

    V&A Waterfront, a place for everything! There is no other place like V&A Waterfront, seriously! You can meet the whole world here: people who come to Cape Town but are too afraid to explore, so they stayed at the Waterfront Hotels, eat at the waterfront restaurants, shop at the Waterfront shops...

  • Mersea Island

    written by neja on 2011-02-14 #places
    Mersea Island

    For oyster lovers as well as nature enthusiasts, the only way to go is Essex! Mersea Island is the most easterly inhabited island in the UK. It is in Essex county, only 65 miles away from London, so perfect for a city break even just for 1 day.

  • Crash Boat Beach

    written by reneg88 on 2010-08-26 #places
    Crash Boat Beach

    Crash Boat is the most famous beach in Aguadilla, Puerto Rico. Everyone who visits Puerto Rico must come to Crash Boat, and YOU are no exception. It is definitely one of the country's best beaches so what are you waiting for? Visit and take a swim now!

  • El Cabanyal: A Former Fishermen's Quarter in Valencia, Spain

    written by neja on 2012-09-05 #places
    El Cabanyal: A Former Fishermen's Quarter in Valencia, Spain

    First there was a fishermen's village, then there was a spa, and now I say, 'enough is enough, let's declare this place a national heritage site!' Valencia has developed into one of Spain's coolest cities but some of the old areas are under constant threat.

  • Jardine Majorelle

    written by neja on 2011-03-04 #places
    Jardine Majorelle

    Jardine Majorelle - high-fashion cacti in Yves Saint Laurent's private paradise. What a way to start your encounter with Marrakech! Jardin Majorelle was in my top 5 things to do anyway, so it was even better when our hotel's porter gave us complimentary admission tickets to this garden. Anywhere you go in Marrakech, it's worth taking a taxi.