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Monkey family

I got to test my brand new zoom lens in South Africa and Namibia! Lucky me! here´s the first post of (hopefully) a lot with photographs of this amazing countries and their landscapes and animals.

This was my first time in Africa, and for sure I´ll be back, to know other countries and back to these two that are absolutely breathtaking. When I sort the pictures trying to choose the best shots to post, it´s not easy. Beside the amount of pictures taken, it´s how stunning a lot of them are. I take breaks and remember the trip, and how I felt. And now I feel blessed that I got to see all this marvelous this nature has to offer.

In this occasion I´ll show you this family of monkey, mother, father and baby. Very cute!

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Travel Theme: Smoke and Mirrors

I´m back (again)! It´s been a long time! I went on holidays, came back, tried to change my job unsuccessfully and started my own tiny business. And the excuse to post is this week´s travel theme!

Myanmar
f/4 – 1/20 sec – ISO 100 – 44mm
India
f/4 – 1/13 sec – ISO 800 – 44mm

Travel Theme: On Display

If you want to see things on display you should go on a Sunday afternoon, to San Telmo neighbourhood in Buenos Aires. Mainly the antique´s hot spot in the city, there´s a lot to see and listen.

travel theme
f/4 – 1/8 sec – ISO 400 – 28mm
buenos aires
f/5.6 – 1/500 sec – ISO 400 – 55mm
buenos aires
f/5.6 – 1/25 sec – ISO 400 – 49mm
on display
f/4.5 – 1/20 sec – ISO 400 – 29mm
travel theme
f/4 – 1/10 sec – ISO 400 – 25mm
travel theme
f/4.5 – 1/125 sec – ISO 400 -32mm
SAN TELMO
f/4.5 – 1/80 sec – ISO 400 – 33mm

The next one is not in Buenos Aires, but it´s something curious for me, in Mexico they display these dresses for girls 15´s party. There´s no way you´d put me inside one of those!

mexico
f/4 – 1/30 sec – ISO 100 – 23mm

WPC: Happy

Happy, that´s how this kids were when I took them them the pictures they wanted (and I wanted too). This was one of those strange episodes in Asia, they didn´t speak english, we didn´t speak their language, but we managed to communacate. And this is they and I happy.

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f/2.8 – 1/1000 sec – ISO 100 – 17mm
children
f/3.2 – 1/1000 sec – ISO 100 – 21mm

 

happy
f/2.8 – 1/800 sec – ISO 100 – 19mm
children
f/4 – 1/200 sec – ISO 80 – 10mm (Point and Shot)
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f/2.8 – 1/1000 sec – ISO 100 – 17mm

Travel theme: Animals

What I love about photographing animals is that they don´t pose. Sometimes they notice you´re there, sometimes they don´t. Sometimes they hide, but generally, they don´t. And at the end of the day you always get a natural ¨pose¨, sometimes NatGeo style, ok, that´s probably an exaggeration!

Man´s best friend first!

animals
f/4.5 – 1/400 sec – ISO 400 – 70mm

Guess this is the other man´s best friend. Though it is in a cage! my gosh!

travel theme
f/4.5 – 1/30 sec – ISO 100 – 57mm

The rabid crab!

animals
f/5.6 – 1/2000 – ISO 100 – 5mm (Point and Shot)

The sleeping beauty…

animals
f/4.5 – 1/25 sec – ISO 800 – 70mm

Crocodile, crocodile, can we cross the river?

animals
f/4.5 – 1/50 sec – ISO 200 – 70mm

Call me chicken.

travel theme
f/2.8 – 1/30 sec – ISO 200 – 17mm

Polar bear eating a watermelon.

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f/4.5 – 1/40 sec – ISO 800 – 70mm

The coyote… keeping an eye on…

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f/4.5 – 1/60 sec – ISO 200 – 70mm

Oh! I love the giraffe´s pattern! (can I use pattern in this case)

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f/4.5 – 1/160 sec – ISO 200 – 70mm

The white tiger.

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f/4.5 – 1/30 sec – ISO 200 – 70mm
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f/4 – 1/250 sec – ISO 200 – 53mm

Do you need a tissue?

animals
f/4.5 – 1/500 sec – ISO 200 – 70mm
animals
f/10 – 1/200 sec – ISO 200 – 55mm

This one has been already here, but she deserves it, she´s so nice!

animals
f/4.5 / 1/250 sec – ISO 200 – 70mm
paws
f/4.5 – 1/40 sec – ISO 100 – 70mm

I don´t like monkeys, but one of us should be here, right?

animals
f/4.5 – 1/160 sec – ISO 200 – 70mm

She has also been here before… (don´t know why I think is a she)

animals
f/4.5 /1/50 sec – ISO 800 – 57mm

Funny camel.

animals
f/3.2 – 1/40 sec – ISO 400 – 23mm

Mother…

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f/ 4.5 /1/100 sec – ISO 100 – 62mm

and son. (or daughter)

travel theme
f/4.5 – 1/100 sec – ISO 100 – 57mm

Strange pig in Borneo.

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f/7.1 – 1/160 sec – ISO 800 – 44mm

My first Holga roll

A couple of months ago I made  my first try with my very new Holga, finally I developed the roll, and the results are… not worthy to show. I ¨saved¨ only a few, and here they are.

As you may note, there´s a lot to improve, like focus and the light. As it was the first time I used it, I didn´t ¨tape¨ my Holga, to see how much light it leaks. Now I´ll try mummifing it.

WPC: Growth

Well, a little late but here it is, the Growth Challenge. I´ll try to keep my blog updated although I´ve been working nearly twelve hours a day this week, so my energies to turn on the computer are very low at the end of the day. Next week is gonna be the same, so plase, be patience.

I guess by this point of the civilization everybody knows about Angkor Wat temples in Cambodia. Some of these temples have trees grown on top and around them. I´ve been told these trees keep the temples standing as they are so old they would fall if they cut out the trees.

cambodia
f/5.6 – 1/80 sec – ISO 200 – 17mm
angkor wat
F/8 – 1/10 sec – ISO 200 – 17mm
cambodia
f/5.6 – 1/30 sec – ISO 200 – 17mm

 

Cambodia
f/5.6 – 1/15 sec – ISO 200 – 17mm
Angkor Wat
f/8 – 1/60 sec – ISO 100 – 28mm