Christo & Jeanne Claude's "Floating Piers" Project reveals "unsustainable"

If it is for „wrap-up“ artists Christo and Jeanne-Claude everybody can walk on water. After wrapping Paris’ Pont Neuf and the Reichstag in Berlin, Christo’s latest project „The Floating Piers“ invites you to do exactly that: Cross Lake Iseo and reach two of its islands in a half an hour stroll. The first section takes…

Bretagne-bretonnante (As Brittany as it gets)

For those of you who love broken colours, heavy clouds, being tossed around by heavy wind and the feel of salt water on the skin.. Here’s to you: Brittany in november. I made these shots with a Pentax 67 on Velvia 50. Cher Alain, c’est pour toi.

Two more weeks to go (and see): "Aquitaine & Brittany"

My first personal works exhibition is up for another two weeks until 26. april 2015. Location: Café della Frera, Via Zara 37, 21049 Tradate (VA), (Lombardy) Italy. Opening times: Every day, except sunday, from 7:15 am to 7:30 pm and thursday to 11 pm. Entry is free – it’s a cafeteria. When in november last year I went to shoot landscapes of the…

Photo Hack: Zero to Hero in a Twist of your Wrist

An easy-to-use, no-pro, DIY hack that will not only make you actually work with your camera, but will immediate boost your results. See this picture I took the other day at … . As a professional photographer I am often asked to give advice to friends or clients when they want to buy a new…

Size matters (the Power of 6×9 Slides)

I recently discovered landscape photography for the “way of the soul” and with it the joys of working with film and those incredible “brick and mortar” cameras. For my landscape work I didn’t imagine shooting on my usual “swedish square” and while I was looking for alternatives for 120 film I came across some items, gems I might say, that I…

What’s collecting dust in your camera bag?

Recently a friend pointed my attention to yet another one of those “what’s in my camera bag” yawners with the attached question „Hi Phil, what would yours look like?” I reopened the bags I had just finished packing a minute ago, took the shot and sent it to him. Not knowing I was in western…

Sicily – Land of Emerald and Ocre

I wasn’t aware of how much actually! .. until I got back. This series of pictures where made during a trip along the western coast of Sicily, from Palermo to San Vito lo Capo, to Erice and all the way down to Agrigento, with it’s Valley of Temples (“la valle dei templi” – GeoTag) in…

A softer Rome

Rome can leave you breathless. Usually the inner city – the part tourists come to see – Via dei Condotti, leading to Piazza di Spagna (the Spanish Stairs), the farmers and quincailleries market on “Campo di Fiori” square – it all vibrates with colors, rumors, perfumes. With it’s 2500 years of age it’s still very…

The unbelievable Atlantic Ocean

Bathers looking out to the sparkling waves of the incoming high tide of the Atlantic Ocean in the late afternoon sun. The highlights and saturated color of the water produce the feeling of a deep and powerful element. (Tides can be extremely wild in this region and people are cautioned not to bath during the…