Apologies to anyone who has had difficulties seeing the pictures the last couple of days, and thanks to everyone who let me know. The problem should be fixed now, at least for all new posts. Don’t you just love I.T.?
Trying to visit the famous Palais Garnier was an exercise in frustration – every time we visited, it was closed, either for rehearsals, performances, or some other unknown reason. But eventually, our persistence paid off, and we made it inside.
Travel Photography Tips
On a completely different note, as of this weekend, there’s going to be a new section on Journey Photographic – Travel Photography Tips.
Why? Because a camera can be a notoriously fickle beast, and sometimes getting your holiday pictures to live up to the reality can be a struggle. I’ve heard a lot of people lament that their holiday shots don’t really capture their memories of their experience – hopefully this is going to help with that!
These tips are for anyone who wants to improve their travel photography, regardless of what type of camera you have – point-n-shot or SLR, it’s all good. It’s not going to be particularly technical, this is purely a way for me to pass on some tips and tricks I’ve learnt over a few years of trial and error when it comes to taking travel pictures, with limited time, options and equipment.
So, starting this Sunday, I’ll post a a weekly Travel Photography Tip, until I either run out of things to say, or you all beg me to stop
The American Cemetery in Normandy, France, is the final resting place for 9,387 American soldiers; the Walls of the Missing are inscribed with a further 1,557 names.
The approach to the Winged Victory of Samothrace is as dramatic as the statue itself.
No matter how many times I see the Winged Victory, she still has the power to take my breath away.
After a few hours of searching, I still can’t find the name of this sculpture in the Musee d’Orsay, but I like the way the sculpture and the architecture combine in this picture.
2011 is fast approaching here in Australia. On one of the noisiest nights of the year, I thought it appropriate to post a quiet and reflective picture, since the crowd outside my window is anything but!
I’d also like to take this opportunity to thank everyone who’s read and commented on Journey Photographic since its inception. It’s been a great six months or so – here’s to many more! I hope everyone has a happy new year, and a safe and successful 2011.
The Palais Garnier, more commonly known as the Paris Opera, is a stunning example of over-the-top opulence in the ‘gilding-makes-everything-better’ school of French architecture and decorating.