Every couple years, the problems of the world and tension between global leaders and world powers seem to cease for a few short weeks while the world comes together for the Olympic Games. We sit around our televisions day and night and watch as young athletes compete on the world stage. We see the advertisements from the world’s biggest brands- the ones with the deepest pockets (you know who they are), capitalizing on the hype of the Games. Well, you don’t have to be one of these big... continue reading
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I recently took some time with my daughter to make the trip to Hurricane Ridge in the Olympic National Park, Washington (state). We were taking advantage of a new moon to do some stargazing in the clear air at 5200 feet. We arrived before sunset and walked some of the area trails. The deer were very cooperative models. I took several shots of this male deer and positioned myself so I could capture the deer with the mountains in the background. He was feeding so his head was down most of the time.... continue reading
With the Olympic Torch Relay underway for the 2014 Sochi Olympic Winter Games there will be thousands of photo opportunities. If you are on the route, here's how to plan your best shot.1. Try to pick an early morning or late afternoon time when there will be a good contrast between the flame and the rest of the scene. In the photos here, I took the pictures of the 2010 Canadian Olympic Torch Relay just at dusk on the first day of the relay in Victoria, British Columbia.2. Try for a fast shutter... continue reading
The old Olympia Stadium was rebuilt for the first time in a DTM race track for cars.After the race the entire race course again removed and installed new turfIn this only two days there was some hot cars to see. Some very slowlysome very fastand a very good finish continue reading
After spending some time in Beijing and shooting several Olympic events I have to give some praise to China for how well they handled the masses. Specifically freelance photographers with no press credentials were treated quite well.The volunteer staff was very friendly and helpful. Despite all the security checks, I never felt like livestock being herded around like I so often do in western airports and high security events.There were very few restrictions on cameras and I was even able to get... continue reading
Waited 2 whole weeks to get these images approved .. and here goes the 2008 Beijing Olympic Game. Love the energy and the heat in the game and hence created these drawings.. but i think they came a bit late...One World, One Dream continue reading
The Olympic Games are over and the journalists in Italy are starting to say how disappointed we are: at Athens we won 32 medals while this year in Beijing we have won “only” 28 medals... getting the 9th place.I’d like to use this space to say I don’t agree! I’m not disappointed at all.Italy is a strange country... If you come to Italy and turn on television or if you go to the Sports section of a newspaper during the year you will find only football. If you are looking for “other... continue reading
The Olympic Games in Beijing is being run here, it will bring new achievement and new feeling to us every day.During Olympic Games, the scenery in Beijing of ancient capital and historic site have attracted a lot of foreign athletes and tourists, Certainly, large-scale shopping center of Beijing and old theater attract their sight. continue reading
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