Articles Published in July, 2016

Travel and Tripod Tales of Woe

Last week we flew into Tel Aviv via Hong Kong.  The airlines unfortunately left half the HGK-TLV flight's luggage in Hong Kong, including all our clothes, and my tripod — a Manfrotto MT293A4 and 494RC2 travel tripod combo I had specifically bought for this trip.  The morning after we arrived, we had to go buy [ continue reading ]

Dancing House, Prague

Prague's famous Dancing House was one of sights I wanted to see and photograph.  I planned to photograph the Dancing House on our last night in Prague, so we headed 1.2km south of our hotel, where I positioned myself for the image I wanted, once the light was right.  Here is the image I sought out [ continue reading ]

Vítejte v Praze (Welcome to Prague)

We have arrived in Prague, and spent our first day wandering around.  The day began with a 5am awakening as usual.  We decided to take advantage of the serenity of the dawn hours in a European city and wander out to the Charles Bridge, which is a five-minute walk from the Charles Bridge Palace, where [ continue reading ]

New Backpack and Tripod

It is not very often that I discuss photography gear, but given that I purchased a few new items of gear today, I figured it was worth relating the story.  Soon enough, we are heading overseas on a trip to Israel, followed by a small soujorn to Czechia for a few days.  As is always [ continue reading ]