Posted on November 29, 2011 by Bob Berwyn
A few places to visit …
Fishermen in the harbor of Saranda, Albania.
SUMMIT COUNTY — Since today’s Summit Voice features a couple of stories on European tourism, we thought we’d include a photo essay showcasing some of our favorite spots around the Mediterranean. Check out the related stories:
Europe tourism exceeds expectations so far in 2011
U.S. travel to Europe continues slow rebound
Filed under: Europe, Morning photo, photography, tourism, Travel | Tagged: Albania, Mediterranean, Naples, Sarandë, travel tourism | 2 Comments »
Posted on November 14, 2011 by Bob Berwyn
Here and there …
The Naples waterfront glows in this evening scene.
SUMMIT COUNTY — A few favorite scenes from the Summit Voice travel archives. Most of the images link to travel features, so have fun exploring a few interesting areas with us. (more…)
Filed under: Europe, Travel, world news | Tagged: Albania, Corfu, Ionian Sea, Mondsee, Naples, Salzburg, Sarandë | 1 Comment »
Posted on March 26, 2011 by Bob Berwyn
Cell phone cameras have come a long way
Autumn rains spurred a wildflower bloom at the start of the Mediterranean rainy season on the Greek Island of Corfu.
SUMMIT COUNTY — Scrolling through my Blackberry, I found a trove of photos that I’d nearly forgotten about. It’s quite amazing what a halfway decent phone camera can do, as long as the light is good.
That’s what my dad emphasized when he gave me my first camera when I was 12: “Make sure the sun is shining over the back of one of your shoulders,” he said.
I carried that Asahi Pentax Spotmatic everywhere for a few years, trying time exposures on city streets, looking for snowy scenes in the Taunus Mountains outside Frankfurt, and playing with the aperture to adjust the depth of field and find the sweet spot of the lens. Eventually I learned that you can break the rules sometimes and still get a good shot.
Most of these images were lightly post-processed in iPhoto, just to tone down some of the highlights and sharpen a few edges here and there. (more…)
Filed under: Colorado, daily photoblog, Morning photo, photography, Travel | Tagged: Albania, Blackberry, Butrint, camera phone, iPhoto, Ksamil, photography, Sarandë, Travel, Vlorë, World Heritage Site | 1 Comment »
Posted on February 16, 2011 by Bob Berwyn
A turtle basks on the edge of some thousand-year-old rocks at a Roman-built colosseum in Butrint, Albania. Click on the image to learn more about this outstanding World Heritage site.
SUMMIT COUNTY — The semi-regular randomness photoblog returns, in which the photo editor does the two-finger scroll to see where the cursor stops. This post isn’t totally random, as it does have a bit of a travel theme. Most of the images link to other posts with information about the story, so don’t be shy — click away! (more…)
Filed under: daily photoblog, Morning photo, photography, Summit County Colorado | Tagged: Albania, Austria, Colorado, photography, Randomness, Saranda, Sarandë, Summit County Colorado, Summit County photography, Travel, Venice | 1 Comment »