Inspiring Locations, Techniques and Gear

Interesting locations for photography along with details about the gear and techniques to capture them.

Flat Iron Gooderham Toronto

Gooderham Building, Toronto

The Gooderham or Flatiron building at the convergence of Front and Wellington Street in Downtown Toronto is an easy and frequent target for photographers. Putting a new perspective on a popular landmark is always a challenge.
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Toronto Skyline in Silhouette at Sunrise

Light and Shadow in Toronto

Toronto has been a frequent stopover on transatlantic journeys home. For me personally it has become more than a way station on my somewhere else, but a first stop I build into trips as often as possible – even if there are perhaps more direct routes to where I am going. Friends and family have […]
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Waterfall Circuit: Skógafoss, Kvernufoss and Gljúfrabúi

Skógafoss Skógafoss and Seljalandsfoss are the two main draws on the waterfall circuit of Iceland’s south coast. Both waterfalls are large and impressive, and both have smaller, lesser known sister falls near them which are less touristy and in my view, more enjoyable. We were driving up to Seljalandsfoss and saw an unbroken line of […]
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Kirkjufell and Kirkjufellsfoss

Kirkjufell on Snæfellsnes in West Iceland

Kirkjufell mountain in the west of Iceland was already said to be the most photographed landmark in Iceland – I’d say that’s certainly undoubtedly the case now, since it made a cameo in Game of Thrones.
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Lóndrangar at sunset

Lóndrangar on Snæfellsnes in West Iceland

Ancient basalt volcanic dikes cut unique shapes on the coast of Snæfellsnes: Lóndrangar and the hill Svalthufa are actually the remains of a crater, which has slowly eroded into its present form by the sea.
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SS Maheno Shipwreck from Above

SS Maheno Shipwreck on Fraser Island

This is the SS Maheno was an ocean liner that was later used as a hospital ship in World War I. A cyclone caused the shipwreck, as it washed ashore on 75 Mile Beach on the east coast of Fraser Island.

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Whitehaven Beach, Whitsunday Islands

Whitehaven Beach is located on the Whitsunday Islands off the coast of Queensland. The clear turquoise water and pure white silica sand make the beach stand out in a country full of beautiful beaches.
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Mona Vale Rock Pool, Sydney

Mona Vale Beach and Ocean Pool has two distinct advantages: Firstly, it is a gorgeous spot and; second, it is quite a ways outside of Sydney and is one of the quieter beaches to visit.

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Ihagee Dresden Exa Ia Analog Camera

The Exa Ia is a 35mm, mechanical SLR analog camera with both an eye-level prism viewfinder and alternatively a waist-level collapsible viewfinder. It supports lenses made for the EXA-bayonet fitting.
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Lofoten Islands, Norway

In April 2018 I spent two weeks more or less by myself photographing the Lofoten Islands in Norway. Granted, Spring is an odd time to visit.
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Kvalvika Beach

Like most hotspots on the Lofoten, Kvalvika Beach is not exactly a breeze to get to, having said that the double beach is arguably the most spectacular, so it’s worth the hike – check out a short video and a photographs of Kvalvika Beach.
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Mannen Summit

Mannen Mountain, Lofoten Islands

Nestled between Haukland and Uttakleiv Beaches, Mannen is a challenging climb with great reward: click the link to check out some more views from Mannen Mountain.
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