Painting Burano

Last summer I visited Burano. For those that don’t know Burano, it is a small island 7 km away from Venice. Actually it is not one, it is four (formerly five) islands, which… Continue reading

Mountain of the gods

There are several reasons the ancient Greeks believed that the 12 gods lived and ruled from mount Olympus. The mountain is the highest in Greece at 2918m, it is very beautiful and has… Continue reading


While searching for some photos for a bigger post I am preparing (I expect to post it tonight), I found these three old photos. Since I like them very much, I decided to… Continue reading


Everybody loves them, but they are particularly difficult to capture. It’s pretty much hopeless if one doesn’t have a tripod or an extremely fast lens attached on a camera which is noise free  at… Continue reading

North Italian views

Lake Como is beautiful in October. I assume it is beautiful during the other months of the year too, but I can only testify for October. We (me and the family) spent a… Continue reading

Morning shadows

I took this photograph of the long shadows cast by the morning sun on the forest floor a couple of weeks ago. This is an HDR photo consisting of five exposures merged by HDR… Continue reading

Not quite there yet

A couple of weeks ago I left the house early on a Saturday morning and went to Wasserburg am Inn, which is a small, very beautiful town around 50-60 Km south east of… Continue reading

Sometimes you just get lucky

… and you are at the right place, at the right time to get one of the best shots of your life. This has happened to me only once. But the shot was… Continue reading

Blue blue blue

Is the dominant colour in Greece during summer. Particularly if one is somewhere on an island. All of the following photos were taken with a Canon point and shoot camera. Given that no… Continue reading

Großvenediger – Austria

Two years ago I spent a week trekking the Großvenediger mountain in East Tirol Austria. Here are some of my favourite photos, all taken with a Canon point & shoot camera, which didn’t give… Continue reading