Field Notes #2 – The Predator

Field Notes #2 – The Predator

Welcome to the second article of the series “Field Notes”. This time I bring you a story about a predator, which, although relentless, is crucial for pest control and for the “balance” of ecosystems. This animal is the wasp spider (Argiope bruennichi), which for me is one of the most beautiful spiders of the Portuguese fauna. (...)

Field Notes #1 – Algerian mouse (Mus spretus)

Welcome to the new series of my blog - “Field Notes”. This series will consist of short texts in which I will explain how I managed to make some of my photographs. The goal is to share my experiences and ideas from the moment I idealize the image in my thoughts, until the moment when I finally get the final image. (...)

Improve Your Flower Photography - Tips And Ideas

The vibrant colours and the varied shapes of the flowers provide excellent opportunities for great flower photography. In this article I'll give you some tips and techniques that will help you improve your flower photography. (...)

Landscape Photography Guide – Tips to Improve Your Landscape Images

In this article I will go through the basics you need to know to start taking amazing landscape photos. Landscape photography involves 4 important elements: photo equipment, light, composition and technique. (...)

How To Photograph Amphibians

At the time of writing of this article, there are 7970 known species of amphibians spread throughout the world, some with vibrant colours, others with very peculiar behaviors. They are extraordinarily interesting animals indeed, yet they are often victims of irrational superstitions. Photography is a great way to counteract these ideas (...)

Five Tips For Photographing Mushrooms

With the autumn the days begin to get colder and wetter, the leaves start to change colour and the first mushrooms appear. These fungi can be found essentially during Autumn and Winter, in dark and humid places, growing almost overnight. Mushroom photography does not sound very compared with other subjects – as birds, mammals or flowers – but (...)

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