Finding Hidden Gems

The Andes at sunset from Isle de Sol on Lake Titicaca, Bolivia.

The Andes at sunset from Isle de Sol on Lake Titicaca, Bolivia. Olympus EM5 with Panasonic 45-150 lens. See text for further details. I’ve often written about finding hidden gems in my back catalogue of shots. This week’s image is another good example. It’s of the Andes mountains in Bolivia at sunset. Taken from Isle … Continue reading Finding Hidden Gems

Friday Image No.214

Graveyard of the Trains, Bolivia

Graveyard of the Trains, Bolivia. Five image stitch from an Olympus EM5. Most of the photos I shoot are of landscapes; it’s the subject I feel most in touch with. But then from time to time I come across something and feel I must photograph it. That was the case with this image. The location … Continue reading Friday Image No.214

Friday Image No.213

Bolivian volcano. Olympus EM5, Panasonic 45-150 lens, ISO200, f/7.1, 1/320". It was 2014 when I shot this volcano image and it’s languished on my hard drive ever since. The volcano’s in Bolivia and this shot was from our base camp about halfway to the summit. Yes, I had the “pleasure” of climbing this. The lower … Continue reading Friday Image No.213

Friday Image No. 43

Sometimes the power of nature just stops you in your tracks. This is another image from my recent trip to Bolivia. We were crossing a huge dried up salt lake surrounded by mountains when we noticed a storm cell forming. As we drove on the sky became more and more ominous but the storm was … Continue reading Friday Image No. 43

The Joy of Heat

Just prior to leaving for Bolivia my central heating packed up. NO problem I thought, called the plumber and arranged for a new boiler to be installed. The timing couldn't be better as I would be away when the boiler is fitted and I would return to a lovely warm house. Then I received a … Continue reading The Joy of Heat

Friday image No.038

This week's image was just for a bit of fun and experimentation. Whilst I was in Bolivia I was camped half way up a volcano at around 4,300m. The sky was as clear as anything and the star show amazing. I decided to pop the camera on a tripod, whack on the old fisheye lens … Continue reading Friday image No.038