What’s in our photo bags?

What to bring on a trip is always a question on how are you traveling and what you expect doing there, and of course your priorities. In most cases you can’t bring all your photo gear, so already there, your priority starts. After we acquired the phenomenal Think Tank Airport International v3 rolling bag, most of our problems did go away.

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Recommended Nikon cameras

The discussion about the “best” camera is a debate that never ends and is also a personal choice. These are my recommendations based on my opinion and needs. As this is a photography blog with lots of travel pictures and some more personal photos, the recommendations reflect this.

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Itaipu Dam, Parana River, Paraguay/Brazil (Barragem de Itaipu, Rio Paraná, Paraguay/Brasil)

The Itaipu Dam is located on the Parana River on the border between Paraguay and Brazil, and its a joint venture between those two countries. The dam is 196 meters high and 7919 meters long, and has an installed capacity of 14 GW, with a record producing year in 2016 with staggering 103 TWh (103 098 366 MWh), witch even surpasses the Chinese Three Gorges Dam in annual energy production.

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Nerja, Andalusia, Spain (Andalucía, España)

Nerja is small city on the country’s southern Mediterranean coast, about 50 km east of Málaga. The city has about 20 000 inhabitants, which triple during high season. Nerja has a long history, started in modern time with the Romans, but in the nearby caves there has been found evidence of  humans as far back as 25 000 BC.

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Museu Nacional de cèramica i de les arts sumptuàries, Valencia, Spain

The National Museum of Ceramic and Decorative Arts is Valencia’s wonderland of luxurious, fantastical and rare old objects. You feel in awe when you walk towards the building and see the walls made of different colored stone, plaster and metal.

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Recommended Nikon Nikkor and third party lenses for DX and FX

The discussion about the “best” lenses is a debate that never ends and is also a personal choice. These are my recommendations based on my opinion and needs. As this is a photography blog with lots of travel pictures and some more personal photos, the recommendations reflect this.

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Some impressions of Valencia, Spain

We have been in the beautiful and cosy city of Valencia, Spain, about a year ago. It wasn’t meant to be a photo trip… But we took a lot of pictures and snapshots, which we have recently transformed into a book.

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