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Last Moments of Light

If you're a photographer yourself, you may well have experienced that the most demanding challenges you face are the ones that leave lasting memories. It's the outer circumstances that make those moments, regardless whether they are of success or failure, so special. A picture taken from a car park, no matter how iconeous the scenery or dazzling the light, will never be the same as one that you took one day's march away from civilization.

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Colourful sunrise over geometric tidepool formations on the coast of South Africa

Perpendicular Dream

Today, after my last post's visit to Iceland's icy and well-known shores (check out: "Beached Jewel") I'm going to take you to one of South Africa's secluded gems. Hidden away and well protected by a long and bumpy dirt road lies a unique…

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Long exposure of Kabru South and Rathong River at dawn

Himalayan Twilight

As some of you (those who are following me either on facebook or google+) may already know, I just returned from a 3 1/2 week trip to the indian Himalayas. Apart from travelling around in jeeps for countless hours, we also spent 13 days…

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Kryptonice

We had planned to visit Iceland in June, but due to a few circumstances beyond our control we were forced to postpone our trip to September. In the end this turned out to be a good choice: less tourists and the prospect of viewing the northern lights…

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Colourful sediment on Vinicunca the rainbow mountain in Perú.

Rainbow Ridge

I coincidentally stumbled upon Perú's Rainbow Mountain while planning last year's trip. What was intended as a little detour from our 5 day trek circling snowcapped Ausangate turned into an arduous 11-hour hike above an altitude of 4700m.…

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