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Oltrarno orphans

Every day in Florence seemed like a special day.  Our last days in the Oltrarno (the Florence neighborhood south of the Arno River), we rambled through the neighborhood as if we were trying to walk every street and take in … Continue reading

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Forget sunny days on this trip!

We welcomed the sunny skies on this trip until we realized our photography suffered from the glare and shadows.  Bring on the clouds, the darkening skies, and even a little mist!  All would be welcome. After too many days straight … Continue reading

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Off-season turns into the best time to visit

We arrived to a quiet Corfu – ahead of the beach season, ahead of other tourists. Some shuttered shops and restaurants had not yet opened. We knew that would soon change when we saw repairs underway and paint being applied … Continue reading

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Waterfalls, bears, and butterflies – in that order

When we heard about a much-visited waterfall near Luang Prabang, Laos we were puzzled. Really? A waterfall? It just wasn’t what we imagined we’d go to see in a UNESCO World Heritage Site city. When we looked online to learn … Continue reading

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Trapped in an airport with a camera for distraction

We thought we were so smart getting to the airport early. No crowds at check-in or security. We like Portland’s airport – PDX – so we purposefully took a long walk through the terminal before our flight, browsing in shops, … Continue reading

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Photography: tidying up

We believe in tidying up – and that includes our photo library. But, oh, what a time-consuming task that is! We take a LOT of photos as we endlessly travel. If we don’t keep the photo library under at least … Continue reading

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A photography destination in Spain

A photography destination isn’t always a sure thing. Just because there’s a famous historic site, it doesn’t necessarily mean conditions will be right or that you’ll be inspired to take great photos. We’re optimists, and, in anticipation of great photo … Continue reading

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