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Love at Last Light

Lisbon, Portugal When Nina and I got to the lookout point in Alfama, I was not prepared for the sight ahead. A full moon right above the horizon. The town alit with the glow of a setting winter sun. And just like that, between one breath and the next, I fell in love with Lisbon. Because how could you not? How could you not be enchanted by this port city, with ... Read More »

The Whirling Dervishes

Istanbul, Turkey While in Turkey last year I was lucky enough to, on two occasions, witness the famed Dervish Dance, a form of active meditation practiced by Sufis (a branch of Islam) as part of a worship ceremony where practitioners abandon nafs (personal desires) to focus their minds on the music and on God. It’s hard to describe the experience, except to say that there is something deeply meditative about the tunes, the dance, ... Read More »

Dunes of Death Valley

Death Valley, California, USA The glowing dunes of Death Valley as wind passes across the plains Camera Equipment Canon 7D with Canon 24-105mm f/4 IS L Read More »

Cape Reinga

Cape Reinga, New Zealand Canon 7D with Tamron 15-30mm f/2.8 Read More »

Sunset By Hagia Sophia

Istanbul, Turkey Taken with the Canon 7D and Canon 24-105mm f/4 L Camera Settings 1/125 sec f/6.3 ISO 640 Read More »

Home Galaxy

How I Got the Shot: Canon 7D 24-105mm f/4 IS L Manfrotto 190CX3 Camera Settings: 30 secs f/4 ISO 3200 Read More »

Smile of the Hmong

[Sapa, Vietnam] Sua flashing her 100-watt smile. Wherever you go, it is always, always the people, the smiles and the stories behind the places that make the most indelible impression. Read More »

The Waterfall

[Phnom Kulen, Cambodia] We found ourselves at Phnom Kulen, the cradle of virtually all the Angkor temples we see today. Making our way precariously down a steep hill on a long flight of rickety wooden stairs with collapsed steps and missing railings, it was hard going with all the camera gear. But at the end of it we came upon a waterfall. And sometimes, a single photo can redeem everything ... Read More »

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