Posts in category: Fireside Chronicles: The Art of Seeing

Adaptability Generates Inspiration – II

This is a photo that reflects perfectly the atmosphere of streets in Paris on the night between 2012 and 2013. When we decided to spend that night in the streets... Read More


For me, one of the most enjoyable activities of all times is hiking. The part I enjoy the most is the hiking itself and not necessarily the highly adrenaline-generating activities... Read More

Chambord Castle – pictures of famous places

One of the biggest challenges when visiting any famous, high-profile place is to capture unique images. Such places are usually very crowded, fully packed with tourists. The visuals from different... Read More

Stock Photography – A Very Short Introduction

Most probably, the topic I will address in the series of blog posts that follow “Picture of the Week 2021”, will be the stock photography. This is the field on... Read More

Mont Saint Michel – travel photography technique

According to some rankings, Mont Saint Michel is considered to be the second most popular tourist destination in France, after the Eiffel Tower. The reality is that is quite unique!... Read More

Pointe du Raz

This is a spectacular picture of one of the most interesting areas I have discovered in France, Brittany. It is a little further West of Normandy, located on the Northern... Read More


In my case, discovering  France followed an “almost” geometric pattern. The first area chosen for exploration was Normandy because it was the closest  and represented the “head” of France. It... Read More

The real voyage of discovery

In France, I wake up in the middle of an ocean of plains. In the agricultural heart of France, there is an area called traditionally La Beauce, a kind of... Read More

La Défense

My arrival in France came along with “a bit” of confusion. Quite similar, to some extent, to what I experienced in Japan. As time passed by, there, I became accustomed ... Read More

Paris-the city of love

Nowadays, discovering a big city is a little different than before. The current process is in fact some sort of confirmation of a prior documentation and has nothing to do... Read More