Posts Tagged '2013'

Photographing Northern Italy – Tips and Techniques

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Traveling in Europe can be very exciting for the tourist but can also pose a challenge for the photographer – especially Northern Italy. There has been much written for those who travel throughout Europe, including things-to-do at the various ‘tourist’ locations. The purpose of this brief article is to supplement this information and to provide guidance, plus a few tips and techniques, geared toward the photographer that includes ‘thinking out of the box’, so to speak.

This region of Europe, situated between the Alps ...

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35th International Balloon Festival Château-d’Oex

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Since 1979 the small village of Château-d’Oex in a beautiful Swiss alpine valley of the Pays-d’Enhaut has been holding what has become today the largest balloon festival in the world, the International Hot-Air Balloon Festival. Each year, over 80 balloons are participating in the event and in the competitions that challenge the expert balloon pilots’ skills. For the public there are the opportunities to take balloon rides as well as view and photograph some of the most ...

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Australian International Airshow 2013

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The Australian International Airshow and Aerospace & Defence Exposition is held at Avalon Airport, Geelong, Victoria. Hosting the largest event in the southern hemisphere showcasing 2013 aviation capabilities with this year’s theme title the “Power of Flight.”

Retired Air Marshall Geoff Shepherd, Chairman of Aviation Development Australia Limited and retired Air Marshall Les Fisher, Chairman of Aerospace Australia Limited both not-for-profit organisations present the 11th Airshow and Exposition since its inception in 1992.

The “Power of Flight” attracted weekend crowds in excess ...

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Best of Curve NY 2013 Lingerie And Swimwear Show

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The Show

The Curve NY Show for 2013 was a vast improvement over the 2012 show and was held from August 4-6th at the Javits North Convention Center.  There were 282 brands being showcased at the show and this years show spotlighted 57 swimwear companies.

I noticed  men’s underwear and some sportswear areas that the Curve management wanted to build.  Full figured fashions and shapewear were also strong ...

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Rock and Flamenco by Patricia Vonne at the Montreux Jazz Festival

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Patricia Vonne at the Montreux Jazz Festival

The Montreux Jazz Festival and especially the free concerts are always full of surprises. It allows the public to discover different music styles as well as newcomers or musicians better known in other regions of the world.

The first week of the 47th Montreux Jazz Festival featured an impressive series of surprises. Amongst the rock band Redwood, the Irish folk song band The Castagniers, the Cuban Tempo Forte, the Slovenian Big Band KK covering ...

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Montreux Volley Masters 2013: Successful Start

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Montreux Volley Masters

This year’s edition of the Montreux Volley Masters opened yesterday. After a one-year break, the world’s most prestigious invitational women’s tournament is back. Each year the organizer invites 8 national teams among the best teams in the world. The event takes place outside the official tournaments of the International Volleyball Federation (FIVB) and the results do not count in the ranking of the teams.

For the teams it is a unique opportunity to measure themselves ...

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Zermatt Unplugged: Great Success for 2013

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Zermatt Unplugged Festival

The Zermatt Unplugged Festival is definitely not among the usual music festivals happening around the world. There is, of course, the pristine location in the Swiss Alps, the concept of a festival based on acoustic music as well as a very special stage set right on the ski slopes, the Sunnegga Sessions.

The 2013 edition from April 9th to 13th was an enormous success with seven sold-out concerts, enthusiastic audiences and an ambitious program of unplugged ...

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Shoot Video With A DSLR & Zacuto Z-Finder Pro Viewfinder

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Photographers Are Now Videographers Too

As many of our members and readers know, I have been” lecturing” about the need for all photographers to begin to use their DSLR cameras to shoot video.  Whether it is to add some excitement to a presentation, or to expand the scope of the work they are now doing by adding live footage of an event they may be covering. For the past two years I have gone through the learning process of using ...

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Bosch Hockenheim Historic 2013

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The Assignment

Some weeks ago I had my first editorial assignment of the new motorsports season starting in Germany. I decided to leave very early to get in time at the Hockenheimring in the southwest of Germany, approximately 320 kms away from my hometown in the Netherlands. Around the 20th april you should aspect nice spring temperatures but not this time. I left that morning at 4.00 am local time with temperatures around 2°C….

When I arrived in Hockenheim I ...

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Belalp, Switzerland’s Secret Alpine Gem

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When one goes for a winter holiday or just a day excursion to the Upper Valais in Switzerland, the chances are high that the visitor will choose better known areas like Bettmeralp, Riederalp, Saas-Fee or the famous Zermatt. A few weeks ago, I attended and shot photographs of the Belalp Hexe, the craziest ski competition of the Alps where there are costumed witches and other bizarre skiers ...

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