PotD: La Paz cityscape

Sony A7RII : f/11@400th : ISO 160 : EV -1.3 : FE 55mm f/1.8 After being surrounded by all that open space during my Salar de Uyuni tour, I found it hard to adjust to the mass of humanity visible from my 12th floor room window. I spent the day walking around La Paz but decided pretty quickly that I’d like to be somewhere else for the approaching new year. I’d usually consider myself a city person and quite get into finding out about […]

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Cordoba on my mind

When I was down in Bariloche, fellow photographer Eliezer Gonzalez was staying in the same AirBnB as me and we got on so well that he invited me to stay with him at his place in Córdoba, if I ever headed that way. I took him up on his offer and arrived at the bus terminal very early one morning, after almost 12 hours on an overnight journey from Mendoza. It still surprises me how huge a country Argentina is. Luckily, the overnight buses are a […]

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Lines and Curves

Photo of the Day: Organic Curves, Lines and Dynamic Range

Sony A7RII : f8@400th : ISO 320 : EV -0.7 : FE 90mm f/2.8 This is another photo from my enjoyable and rewarding wanderings round Mendoza in Argentina. As I was walking through the park, I noticed the organic curves of the trees’ foliage acting as an interesting counterpoint to the straight lines of the building in the background. I liked the amount of detail that was visible throughout the image but was concerned about the dynamic range required. There […]

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Gran Torre Santiago

Photo of the Day: The Costanera Centre in Santiago

The Costanera Centre in Santiago, Chile, has some pretty impressive stats. It has the largest mall in all South America and the Gran Torre Santiago, at 300 metres, makes it the highest building on the continent too. I did walk around the mall but was a little overwhelmed by the scale and had to retreat to a less shopping-frenzied environment. One good thing about having packed to the limit is that I have no room to buy anything, so can walk away […]

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