A tale of ice

A tale of ice. A warm November. Flowers still bloomed,  When the snow came.

Mountains, mornings and winters

Mountains, mornings and winters seem to be made for each other. Specially after fresh snowfall. The Gerlitzen Alpe is a popular skiing destination and a photographers joy. We went a little crazy. Out with our cameras at all hours of the day and night. Including 4 and 6 am when the sky was clear and the…

Snowflake

Drifting down slowly
Dancing in every draft
It began it’s journey long ago
In a cloud that was so dark..

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It’s still winter on the mountain tops

And I’m so glad. Spring is coming fast in the valleys below. Soon green will be the predominant colour. But in the starkness of winter there is a clean beauty. A photographer’s dream.

Along a winter’s river

It’s my first winter in Austria. Enjoying the deliciously heated houses. The thrill of see a minus 7 or minus 8 degrees temperature on the weather forecast. Big mugfulls of  heisse Schokolade…. yummm And today an afternoon walk in the snow. Newly fallen, soft yet crunchy underfoot. Melting fast while I hope it’ll stay a few more days. Learning…

Follow the motion

A morning on the ski slopes and a chance to practice panning. An interesting  trick making the world topsy-turvy. Static objects become moving streaks. The moving subject gets frozen still. The photography technique requires the camera to move at the speed of the subject in its direction of motion. Skill lies in judging the speed…

7 days in Ladakh: Tso Moriri

Very isolated. Very basic, Very beautiful. That’s Tso Moriri. If nomads call any place home, for Ladakhi nomads it would be the wild open spaces around this lake. We got there at September end, when the wild grass was already golden. Large herds of sheep, goats, yaks and horses quickly munching away as much as…