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AMAZON JUNGLE

By David Aronson | 2014-11-25

WHERE WE AT? This is where we got stuck in the tall grass when our captain decided he would take a shortcut in the Amazon Jungle in Brazil. Let me just say that I was not the Captain for those that are wondering…and this was in “wild” portion of the Amazon Jungle. As if there…

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TRANQUILITY

By David Aronson | 2014-11-11

WHERE WE AT? I had more time in Nice, France. So here are some photos to share. As I walked along the beach there were a lot of Europeans from the North (i.e., London, Berlin, Copenhagen, etc.). It struck me as interesting how different cultures do things different at the beach. Americans sit on the beach…

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REFLECTIONS AT THE PARK

By David Aronson | 2014-11-06

WHERE WE AT? I had 4 days to wander about Nice, France. So I had plenty of time to get some exercise walking and exploring with my camera. It’s nice just to people watch here…espresso in hand…and enjoying the bit of sun that was warming me up. Does anyone actually dislike Europe? HOW DID I DO…

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HALLOWEEN 2014 – TRICK OR TREAT!

By David Aronson | 2014-10-31

WHERE WE AT? Hey here is a scary situation for you photographers! Darkness, kids, and candy…now that is a mixture for a lot of fuzzy photos. Ok so let’s get down to it…Rosie and I are out with the kids for Halloween. “Trick or Treat…Happy Halloween!” HOW DID I DO THAT?! I didn’t have a tripod…

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HAPPY HALLOWEEN 2014

By David Aronson | 2014-10-31

WHERE WE AT? I had a few hours for myself in the French Quarter, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA. I thought this was a fun shadow shot of a ghostly figure being cast on the building. I was lucky to use the available lighting and found an interesting angle to me. I like the clock just above…

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PHOTOS OF BERMUDA VS HURRICANE GONZALO

By David Aronson | 2014-10-24

WHERE WE AT? I had a few hours for myself in Hamilton, Bermuda recently. Ironically it was less than a week after Hurricane Gonzalo roared though this British Overseas Territory 1,100 miles Northeast of Miami. Hurricane Gonzalo started to impact Bermuda as a Category 3 hurricane on October 17, 2014, the strongest storm to hit…

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NEON TROLLEY

By David Aronson | 2014-10-20

WHERE WE AT? Finding time for myself in Budapest, Hungary was difficult but I managed to produce both time and photos. I am a fan! I love this city! Now that you know how I feel, let me tell you why. The architecture is to die for, the city is very walkable, it also has great city…

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LONDON TOWER BRIDGE

By David Aronson | 2014-10-15

This week’s photo is of the Tower Bridge in London, England. Let’s not confuse the Tower Bridge for the London Bridge. I was guilty of this confusion until I first saw the difference. The current London Bridge…well just looks like a modern day bridge…nothing to exciting to be honest. But The Tower Bridge is a very…

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WARM SUN, WARM PEOPLE

By David Aronson | 2014-10-08

“Photo of the Week” time! Here we are in Madrid, Spain. I usually end up in a city and have a dilemma to resolve: sleep after traveling and/or working all night, or go see the “town”. At home I am not ashamed to say that I would vote for the “sleep option” but not when…

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MY FUJIFILM X-T1 CAMERA SETTINGS (V4.0)

By David Aronson | 2014-09-29

Recently one of my readers emailed me asking what my camera settings were and why. That sounded like a good article to write, so here are my Fujifilm X-T1’s camera settings. Where I thought it needed more explanation, well I added that too. I will write some follow up articles before the end of the year explaining…

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DARK ALLEY – NICE, FRANCE

By David Aronson | 2014-09-23

When I travel I always read the US State Department’s reports on a particular city or country just so that I am more aware of what goes on there and where to avoid. I take risks, but they are calculated and weighted against the pros and cons. Unfortunately these reports can really scare you out…

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CARNIVAL DE ARACAJU

By David Aronson | 2014-08-24

What is Carnival? For those that don’t know…Carnival is the most famous Brazilian holiday. During this time period Brazil attracts 70% of its tourists. Variations in Carnival celebrations are observed throughout the multitude of Brazilian cities. Yet, a commonality observed among them is the incorporation of samba into the celebrations. The southeastern cities of Brazil…

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EXPLORING THE AMAZON RAINFOREST

By David Aronson | 2014-08-14

I am literally in the Amazon Jungle and we have some photos and experiences to share. First, I should point out that the Amazon Rainforest is everything that I thought it would be. It is very wild…very remote…and very unique. We paid a guide to take us off the beaten path and into the rainforest by…

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ON THE JUNGLE’S EDGE – MANAUS, BRAZIL

By David Aronson | 2014-08-03

  Manaus (Brazil) is a small city on the Amazon River. There are tons of factories here…Samsung, Honda, Sony, Yamaha…you name it and they are probably here too. They all came for the same tax break that the government has offered to help lift the region out of the economic isolation. This Free Economic Zone began more…

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3 CAMERA ISSUES TO CONSIDER

By David Aronson | 2012-04-18

Cameras today are needlessly complicated. It seems like it is a war between brands to produce the next big model that adds just a few more bells and whistles than the last model, or the competition’s new model for that matter. Sometimes it’s easier to understand a camera’s glaring issues or omissions to help make the…

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TRAVELING GUITAR BLUES

By David Aronson | 2012-03-07

The video above makes my case of why you should never check a guitar. Although it is a humorous music video, sadly it is also a true story that so often repeats itself on a daily basis. So traveling musicians be warned (grin). INTRODUCTION I posted a forum response on TheGearPage.Net on March 7, 2012 about travel…

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