Ramadan for travel photographers

In 2023, Ramadan will start on Thursday, March 23 and end on Friday, April 21.

If you plan to visit a Muslim country here are a few tips and explanations about Ramadan for travel photographers. Ramadan is a holy month for Muslims around the world. It is the ninth month of the Islamic calendar, and the month in which the Quran was revealed. The word Ramadan comes directly from the Arabic root ramiḍa which means dryness. 

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Chamberi ghost metro station

If you’re looking for some unusual shooting while in Madrid, then Chamberi ghost metro station might be something you might really enjoy. Chamberi is a defunct metro station located on the Line 1 of the Madrid Metro, one of the largest and oldest rapid transit systems in the world. Continue reading “Chamberi ghost metro station”

Shooting photo check list

As a professional photographer organizing photo workshops in Valencia, I must admit I have seen often participant photographers shooting photos of a given visited place (for example, a building or a cityscape) too quickly without checking view angle or composition first.

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Photographing snow

As winter is definitely a magical season for shooting here are a few practical and technical tips about how photographing snow. First of all, in order to get some great photos of snow and mountain landscapes during the cold weather, you have to take great care about your camera and yourself.

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Hospital de Sant Pau

While exploring Barcelona, architecture photography’s lovers will fall in love with the historical Hospital de la Santa Creu i Sant Pau. Located a just 10-minute walk from the iconic Gaudi’s Sagrada Familia basilica, this not to miss historical building complex was built between 1901 and 1930. 

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Photographing Sheikh Zayed Mosque

Photographing Sheikh Zayed Mosque is really a pleasure for your eyes. The lavish and bright white Sheikh Zayed Mosque is a perfect place for shooting photos if you visit the United Arab Emirates. Located in Abu Dhabi but easily reachable also from Dubai being just one hour and half drive away, this modern mosque is one of the biggest in the world

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Photographing Spanish windmills

Spanish community of Castilla-La Mancha is worldwide famous for its iconic white windmills. In the last few years, these windmills caught also the interest of more and more photographers.

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Drone photography for beginners

In the last few years, drone photography has revolutionized the way photographers document the world they see through their images. Nowadays, more and more photographers use drones as a tool to diversify their shots and express themselves in new creative ways.

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Best Matterhorn views for shooting photos

Since the 19th century Zermatt has starred among the most glamorous ski resorts of all Europe. This pretty Swiss car-free town ended up also with attracting plenty of hikers and adrenaline addicts from every part of the world. 

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Colorful Cabanyal

The colorful seaside neighborhood of El Cabanyal is well worth a photo shoot if you visit Valencia.
Once an independent fishermen’s municipality, El Cabanyal became part of Valencia at the end of the 19th century while maintaining a mix of working-class and residential atmosphere.

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Stefano Politi Markovina