We had a beautiful night snowfall recently and even though it was after midnight, Ligia and I went out to walk through the garden. You may know these nights well if you live in a temperate climate. They tend to stick in your memory. Everything is quiet, eerily quiet. Even the sound of your own … Continue reading A winter night
To celebrate the acquisition of a new camera (well, the acquisition is new, the camera isn't), I took a pre-dawn walk through town. It was cold and somewhat rainy. Water got on my lens a couple of times and I'd forgotten to bring a lens cloth, so you'll see some weird light artifacts on some … Continue reading A walk through town before daybreak
These are photos taken on an evening walk in DC, during Christmas time, back in 2006. They should bring back memories for some of you, and if they don't, they'll give you a good idea of what to expect if you visit our nation's capital in December.
We stayed in Tulcea this past spring, at a nice little place called Hotel Select, which happened to have a great view of the city. I set aside the travel fatigue, stayed up late and then woke up early to take photos. Here's a selection for you.
Here are cityscapes of North Bethesda and Rockville at night. Most are taken from a vantage point in Grosvenor Park while some are taken from the walkway above the I-270. I do love it when cities and architects take the time to think about color casts and the impact they will have on the way … Continue reading North Bethesda and Rockville at night
Selected photos taken at the Galati ferryboat crossing over the Danube River, in Romania. The atmosphere, the lights, the machinery, it all makes it look and feel like an otherworldly experience -- a sensation which is all the more pressing if you've just been driving all day and you are exhausted. While it's interesting to … Continue reading Crossing the Danube at night
We stopped at Pizzeria New Croco in Cluj-Napoca last night, around midnight. Among other things, I ordered my usual espresso. It had a strong taste, the right aroma, a bit on the bitter side, but it was what I needed to keep me awake for a night trip that would last another few hours. Taste-wise, … Continue reading Espresso at Pizzeria New Croco