Shooting at Nymphenburg Palace

Located just outside Munich and considered one of the tourist highlights of the Bavarian capital, the glorious baroque and rococo Nymphenburg Palace was one of my chosen destinations for shooting photos during a recent German trip. 

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My reviews: Think Tank Photo Airport Essentials camera backpack

This is my review on Think Tank Photo Airport Essentials, the smallest camera backpack of Think Thank Photo's Airport series. I have been using it for almost three years already and I am extremely happy with my purchase.

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Event photography in Valencia

Talking about event photography in Valencia, this Spanish city is more and more a remarkable destination for event photography. Every year, important local and international events are held in Valencia. 

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Barcelona in times of COVID-19: a portfolio

Since the over three-month Spanish-led state of alarm to fight against the covid-19 pandemic officially ended today, June 21, 2020, life is slightly returning to something near normality in Barcelona. A new normality how someone ironically called it.

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My first sale on Alamy 10 years ago

Exactly 10 years ago, January 7, 2010, I got my very first sale on Alamy, the largest stock photography agency in the world along with Getty Images. It was a photo I shot to a local farmer I met along with his yak on a remote mountain path in Tibet a few years earlier. 

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My reviews: MeFoto GlobeTrotter carbon fiber tripod

Almost one year ago, my bright blue MeFoto GlobeTrotter carbon fiber tripod replaced my faithful Gitzo tripod which followed me during my travels all over the world and photo shoots for at least 5 years. I have been searching for a worthy replacement for a while. 

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Shooting in Madrid

As a professional travel photographer, I am constantly faced with unpredictable challenges: unwanted cranes, historical buildings swaddled in scaffolding, hordes of tourists and, above all, inclement weather. Weather dominated my recent trip to Madrid: unusual Arctic weather blanketed half of Spain with snow and producing freezing temperatures. 

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