11 Feb Travelling and Photography – With Others

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When I was a young teenager I accompanied my family on a tour of Brazil. I brought my newly purchased Olympus OM-1 loaded with Kodachrome 64 slide film and a 50mm prime lens. Climbing to the top of Rio’s Corcovado, photographing the floating markets in the Amazon’s city of Manaus, and strolling the exotic beaches of Bahia I was hooked on photography for life. Like many of you, I have chosen photography as a passionate hobby rather than an occupation. For the majority of my trips I travel with my wife exclusively. She has always given me the freedom to enjoy my photographic interests. From time to time however, I travel with larger groups where not all members share my enthusiasm for travel photography. For this reason it is important to reduce the amount of times that I “hold up” the group while shooting. It is critical that my camera is responsive and easy to control. Our latest trip involved a hike in the Austrian Lake region with a group of ten friends followed by a trip through the spa regions of Slovakia and Hungary. Hiking was in the area just south east of Salzburg, Salzkammergut. It is famous for […]

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