Valle Encantado – Picture of The Day

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Igor Epof climbing in Valle Encantado, Bariloche, Río Negro – Argentina, 2010.

Nikon D300 Camera RAW file, with Nikkor 70-200mm AF-S VR f/2.8 lens at ISO 200, 1/1000 sec. and f/2.8 processed with Adobe Photoshop Lightroom.

2 Year Long Time-lapse project for the BBC

David Attenborough explains how producer Neil Lucas, cameraman Tim Shepherd and graphic designer Mick Connaire tackled a highly complex two-year-long time-lapse project for the BBC.

They were documenting the life and growth of plants during a one year course on a tiny english woodland location. It’s worth watching!

Golden Gate Bridge – Picture of the Day

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The sun breaches through storm clouds over the Golden Gate Bridge. San Francisco – USA, 2010.

Panasonic Lumix LX-2 Camera RAW file, with Leica 6.3mm lens at ISO 100, 1/1600 sec. and f/5.6, processed with Adobe Lightroom.

Climbing in Yuracmayo Vallery – Picture of the Day

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Spanish mountain climber Pere Vilarasau climbs Mediterraneo, an 8a+ (French Grade) route he had just opened a couple of days before on the Yuracmayo valley. San Mateo de Huanchor, Provincia de Huarochiri, Departamento de Lima, Peru, Sunday, July 27, 2008.

NIKON D300 Câmera RAW file, with Nikkor 10.5mm ED AF DX Fisheye lens at ISO 100, 1/250 sec. and f/10, processed with Adobe Lightroom.

Peruvian Muleteer – Picture of the Day

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Peruvian muleteer Hilario Gonzalo Lona drives his herd up high into the Vilcanota Mountain Range. Tinki, Cusco District, Cusco Province, Peru. Saturday, July 05, 2008.


NIKON D300 Camera RAW file with Nikkor AF-S 14-24mm f/2.8G IF-ED lens at 14mm, ISO 100, 1/250 sec. and f/8 processed with Adobe Lightroom.

Cesar Portas – Picture of the Day

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Spanish Kite rider Cesar Portas, disassembles his Kite Surfing equipment after a good day of training at Barra do Gramame beach in João Pessoa, Paraíba, Brazil, Monday, Sept. 18, 2006.

A few days later on Sept. 24, Cesar won second place on PKRA World Tour’s last stop and final competition held down in João Pessoa (BRA). He reached 8th place on the general 2006 world rank while word Champion Aaron Hadlow didn’t step onto the podium on this last competition, leaving first place to Portuguese rider Rui Meira.

Nikon D2x Camera, Nikkor 12-24mm f/4 lens and two Nikon Sb-800 flashes with warming gels triggered through Nikon’s CLS system at ISO 100, 1/100s, f/5 and TTL.

Photography, Vision and Ethics

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What is more real: a picture that doesn’t communicate, does not tell the story, or a carefully thought shot, that clearly conveys what you saw or felt in a given moment?

Where is the thin line that separates a worked shot from faking a whole scene?

Photography that communicates visions, feelings and the vivid experience of the world around us is what I believe in. My ethical commitment is showing people a universe that is as real as the world out there to be seen.

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