Fast forward to 29,029 ft (Mount Everest)

Mount Everest is high. No. It’s the highest point on Earth and it is 29,029-feet high. Do you see what it really means? This is too high to easily recognize. So, Richard Johnson, Bonnie Berkowitz, and Lazaro Gamio provided a web page with a long graphical representation of this height. You can visit at Scaling… Read More

Kathmandu, skilled craftsmen

In a Nepalese city, like Kathmandu, you quickly notice that the industry is small but very accessible, meaning that you can walk to the people involved in tradesmanship or craftsmanship. Since most Nepalese people are accepting your taking pictures or willing to see the photos you just shot, it’s very pleasant to shoot such images… Read More

Nepal with Amawanda – Nepalese dragonfly

Back from a few days of photo trip to Nepal, I feel it is time to share with you some of this astonishing experience organized by Amawanda and guided by Alain Pons. I am more or less a wildlife photographer attracted to the African wide-open spaces. But I had been attracted mostly by the presence… Read More

Doom is back in 2009 – A leak from Nepal

So, the great FPS game will be back before the end of the year 2009. Either the launch campaign started early in Nepal or the bus drivers are using their vehicles as video game weapons (the latter would explain the extraordinarily high frequency of dramatic road accidents there).

Bought a new lens converter

I’m just out of eBay where I bought a second-hand Minolta 1.4x lens converter to extend a little my tele-lenses when I put them on my Sony Alpha 700 and the old faithful Konica-Minolta Dynax Maxxum 7D. I think it is going to support me when I go to Nepal (Bardia National Park) in next… Read More