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Photographing Playa Ballena in Costa Rica

Just a few miles south of Uvita lies a wild beauty, Playa Ballena. After we had to cancel our original plans to visit Drake Bay on very short notice, we decided to spend a week in a beautiful cabin close to this wonderful beach instead. Up until now this was the highlight of our Costa[…]

Five Things to Do Immediately After Arriving in Costa Rica

This is the first in a series of articles about traveling and photographing Costa Rica. To properly start this series I want to give you a list of five things you should do immediately upon arrival in Costa Rica. Those travel tips will help to ensure a smooth travel experience. Bring US Dollars Ok, to[…]

Best Plugins for Photoshop and Lightroom

In this article, I share the five best plugins for Photoshop and Lightroom. They can help you take your photo editing to the next level by providing better sharpening, selections, focus stacking, and other creative ways to enhance your images. I've been using some of these plugins for close to 10 years, and they are[…]

Puerto Viejo Photography Guide

After visiting the mountains of Costa Rica and exploring the cloud forest of Monteverde, it was time to return to the coast. We had started our travels through Costa Rica at the Pacific coast of the country and wanted to finish our journey in the east at the Caribbean coast. Based on my research the[…]

Monteverde Photography Guide

The last article was all about how to get from La Fortuna to Monteverde and if you haven't read it and plan to do this tour, I recommend to check it out. Here in this Monteverde Photography Guide I now share some interesting photo locations with you and I give tips on getting the most[…]

Getting from La Fortuna to Monteverde

In the last article I shared my experience about photographing La Fortuna. While we spent just two days there, for our next stop, Monteverde, we had planned a total of six days. And it was good to have so much time, because unlike La Fortuna Monteverde had a lot more to offer for me as[…]

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