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Faces in far away places

March 23, 2017

Over many years I have captured some amazing portraits of amazing people – with the focus on the people and not on my photography skills. I think the biggest challenge of a travel photographer or travel journalist is to bring home the heart of a country – the faces of its people. It is always a question of posed portraits versus natural candid portraits. Which brings us to the question: Should you first get permission from your subject … Read [MORE...]

Pakistan’s Hunza Valley

October 9, 2014

Pakistan’s Hunza Valley lies south of the China border along the Hunza River Located in the far north of Pakistan, the Hunza Valley lies in the Gilgit–Baltistan region just south-southwest of the China border and southeast of the Afghan Wakhan Corridor.  Stretched along the Hunza River at an elevation of 2,500 m on average, the valley is flanked by a few spectacular peaks higher than 6,000 metre, including Rakaposhi (7,788 m), Hunza Peak (6,270 m), Passu Peak (7,478 m), Bublimotin … <a href="" [MORE...]

Unspoilt Greenland

September 24, 2014

Welcome to Kulusuk, Greenland. This lonely village on the southeast coast of Greenland had a population of about 350 in 1998 but only about 300 remained in 2013.  The population has decreased by 23% relative to the 1990 levels, and by over 19% relative to the 2000 levels. Where have the people gone?   The decline is due to emigration, as natural growth is positive. Winters are harsh, long and dark, with the levels ice and snow up … Read [MORE...]

Black and white

September 1, 2014

There is something about black and white (B&W) photographs that is really special and I'm not sure what it is. While it no longer is the art of B&W photography and darkroom creativity, but rather i'll do more over the next few weeks and post them right here. [MORE...]

Fabulous Paris at night

August 29, 2014

Paris, France…. Arc De Triomphe, Champs-Elysées, Eiffel Tower… Oh so many well known sites to visit in Paris. Just when you thought you have been to Paris enough times, when another opportunity arises to visit Paris you just could not resist! Right? It is such a great city just to wander around and enjoy the fascinating world renown sites, the historical buildings, the peaceful parks, and of course the darn good French cuisine. I went … Read [MORE...]