18 photos of Tabernas desert, photographed with a Leica SL

After telling you the story about my experience in the desert of Tabernas, it’s time to publish the photos taken with my new Leica SL.
This was the first opportunity to use the camera, because, as I wrote in a post a few days ago, I received it only two days before leaving for Andalusia, without even having time to familiarize with all the settings and the buttons.

Love at first sight – Impressions at first use …

Well reassured by the praise and excitement of my dear friend and supplier Ryuichi from NOC, the first impressions of use of the Leica SL have been very positive, more than I expected. Honestly, switching from the beautiful Leica M to Leica SL, I was concerned about losing that great handling and discretion typical of the M. But no, no..

The Leica SL in the hands is very enjoyable and is not “fat and big” as I often reads around, indeed. It’s a bit taller, but much less deep than a dslr, for instance.
The menu, in the typical Leica style, is very simple and intuitive, and this has certainly facilitated its first use.

But, not having much time to explore all the settings, before I start shooting, I’ve made sure I set the most important parameters in order to avoid any bad surprises once I download the photos, later on at home.
The button I just loved and made me happy is the small joystick on the back that lets you zoom in the viewfinder and then focus very accurately.

The viewfinder then, is so much stuff, wide, bright, and with a fantastical definition. I did not clearly feel the lack of an optical viewfinder.

Which lenses

For this photo session I used the following lenses, with a Novoflex adapters:

  • Leica Summicron M 50 f2
  • Voigtlander Skopar M 21mm F4
  • Pentacon M42 135mm f2.8

18 photos of Tabernas desert, photographed with a Leica SL

(post production with Adobe Lightroom)

 

Summicron M 50mm – f6.8 – 1/320 sec. – ISO 100

Summicron M 50mm – f8 – 1/400 sec. – ISO 100

Pentacon 135mm – f6.8 – 1/320 sec – ISO 100

Pentacon 135mm – f6.8 – 1/320 sec – ISO 100

Summicron M 50mm – f8 – 1/320 sec. – ISO 100

Pentacon 135mm – f8 – 1/160 sec – ISO 100

Summicron M 50mm – f5.6 – 1/320 sec – ISO 100

Pentacon 135mm – f6.8 – 1/500 sec – ISO 100

Pentacon 135mm – f8 – 1/200 sec – ISO 100

Voigtlander Skopar M 21mm – f11 – 1/320 sec – ISO 100

Voigtlander Skopar M 21mm – f11 – 1/320 sec – ISO 100

Summicron M 50mm – f8 – 1/320 sec – ISO 100

Summicron M 50mm – f4.8 – 1/125 sec – ISO 100

Summicron M 50mm – f4.8 – 1/400 sec – ISO 100

Summicron M 50mm – f4.8 – 1/400 sec – ISO 100

Summicron M 50mm – f5.6- 1/250 sec – ISO 100

Summicron M 50mm – f8 – 1/320 sec – ISO 100

Summicron M 50mm – f11 – 1/320 sec – ISO 100

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Grazie e a presto,
Sabino

Tabernas desert – Travel stories from Andalusia

The very beginning of my road trip in Andalusia was immediately wonderful. After landing in Alicante and made a stop in the ugly city of Torre Vieja we left the coast and the landscape started to change often becoming ever more arid and hilly. Although the final destination was Granada, I had already planned to cross and take a short break in the desert of Tabernas, province of Almeria. The way to get there is very easy, and as it approaches, I felt like I was experiencing the same beautiful travel emotions I had through the canyonland and desert in the States.


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The Andalusian desert landscapes are very similar to those in the west US. My adrenaline climbed up as soon as I felt the smell of beautiful photos.

Along the way, flat, arid land alternates with endless fields of small olive trees and then red rock and formations similar to the Arizona’s “mesa” and “butte”. We even cross a Route 66 petrol station alike. My emotion grows, along with that feeling of “wilderness” that frees the soul from all the stress accumulated in the everyday routines at work.


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 (all the pictures in this post have been taken with an iphone 6S)

My first landscapes photography in this journey. Fields of olive trees…

The road from Alicante to Tabernas

Here, the road trip in Andalusia, begins…


The desert, once upon a time in the West

The Tabernas Desert, is very famous for having been, in particular in the past, the favorite location to shoot numerous western films.

Sergio Leone, the unforgettable Italian director, one of my favourites among others, has shot masterpieces here as A Fistful of Dollars(1964), For a Few Dollars More (1965) and Once Upon a Time in the West (1968).

We arrived in the afternoon, around 5pm, when the sun is still high and literally burns the rocks and the ground already dry. In the area, there are several Cinemas Studios, which have become theme parks. Unfortunately, what I wanted to visit, Fort Bravo, was closed to the public because they were shooting some scenes of a movie. Ok, next time then….

But it’s not a drama, because the landscape around, rough and natural, is incredibly beautiful. Driving around a little at random, I stopped to photograph some of the nicest spots. At this hour of the day, around 17:30, the light becomes warmer and less sharp, an ideal condition when photographing landscapes

Another stop to photograph a beautiful desert landscapes

Selfie time!

Selfie also for my brand new Leica SL


The abandoned western movie set

At some point, along with the road, I spotted what is probably a part of an abandoned old western movie set: a saloon alike house, or rather just the main facade. Around, some dry whitewashed trees and agave plants. A spot I cannot ignore, so, of course, we parked and walked through this dry and pungent countryside.

The abandoned set

For a moment, we felt we were catapulted into an old village in the west and I was expecting in a moment to hear the sound of the hooves of a horse, ridden by a cowboy with old spurs boots.


Ready to finally use intensively my new Leica SL

Back to reality, I finally started using intensively my brand new Leica SL for the first time, both for landscape photos with the Summicron 28mm f2 ASPH or for nice portraits (of my wife) or details with the Summicron 50mm f2 and the Pentacon 135mm F2.8 M42, which fortunately I just put on the bag a few seconds before leaving. At the first use, without reading anything from the manual, the Leica SL results really easy and comfortable, but the most useful feature I discovered and enjoyed is digital zoom through the small button on the back, that allows you to focus precisely with ease and speed. With the small Leica M and the rangefinder focus mode, it was more difficult.

Walking in the arid field toward the movie set

Detail of the arid ground

The adapted Pentacon M42 135mm f2.8. It gives great results on the Leica SL


The city and the castle of  Tabernas

Before leaving the desert and drive through the gorgeous Sierra Nevada to get to Granada, it is well worth a visit to the ruins of the Tabernas Castle that overwhelms the sleepy town.
Access to the site is free, indeed, everything seems completely abandoned, there is no barrier or gate to cross. Just leave the car in the free parking of a small sports center and walk up to the top.
Once on the top, the ruins themselves are nothing special, but all the best offers the view of both the town, overlooked by the rocks behind it and the desert view. Unfortunately, for time issues, I could not wait for the sunset… I imagine it would have been wonderful.

Sadly, I had to leave the desert, but this short break made me discover a truly unique and spectacular area of Spain, and I promised myself to photograph It again on a dedicated trip.


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The car we used for this road trip

The way up to the castle

The city of Tabernas seen from the castle


Conclusions

I highly recommend spending a few days in the desert of Tabernas and the Sierra Nevada because they have nothing to envy to the most renowned and scenic West US deserts.

This European desert is definitely a must-see location for landscape photographers!


6 great tips to note down:

  • The distance from Alicante Airport to Tabernas is around 277 Kilometers, there are several speed limits below 100km / h during the route.
  • The highway is quite new and in perfect condition.
  • Don’t miss the view from the Castle of Tabernas at sunset!
  • Visiting the ruins and the area around is totally free
  • Main photography subjects: landscapes and textures
  • Recommended lenses for this area: wide angle for endless landscapes and telephoto (90mm or 135mm or more) to capture the beautiful patterns that form in the desert and among the rocks.

Grazie,
a presto, Sabino

10 days in Andalusia, with a Leica SL and…

There it is, like a night before the exams, the eve of a departure is always rich in adrenaline for me. The questions are always the same: what do I put into my bag? Or, worse, which bag I choose for this trip ….?

Not happy, I’ve added another relevant change to a few hours from this trip, a new camera, the Leica SL. Now, I just have a few hours, an evening, to learn how to use it, to understand where all the various commands are. A small risk that I take with pleasure because the journey on the road in Andalusia is a perfect opportunity to see it seriously at work.

Let’s start from the itinerary

Everything starts from Alicante, southern Spain. From there, with a rental car (Hertz), we will cross the Andalusian region by going through the Tabernas desert, Sierra Nevada, Granada, Córdoba, Sevilla, Cadiz and Malaga. My reference guide, like any trip, is the Lonely Planet, always helpful and full of good advice. In this wonderful region, there is so much to photograph, I have to skip something, but I prefer to have a travel pace not too tight and stressful. In planning, in fact, I’ve been able to set a stay of two nights in each place.

I did not read too much about what to see, because I prefer to make me surprise and guide you from the sensations of the moment, so I already know that every place will turn him long and wide.

What kind of photography do I want to get?

Before choosing the tools, it is very important to have a good idea of what are you going to see and, above all, what you want to photograph. Unfortunately, the temptation is always that of wanting to bring all the best gears with you, but for a journey on the road, with an average temperature close to 40 degrees, It is better to be lightweight and have everything under control rather than losing pieces along the way.

As far as I’m concerned, on this trip, I expect of doing many landscapes and street photos. Converted to focal lengths, it means I probably need 3 to 4 lenses, considering I do not use the zoom lenses. The telelenses, in my case 90mm or 135mm, probably will be the least used ones.

Which bag?

The choice of the bag is crucial for a trip where I plan on moving very much on foot and under a burning sun. Choosing a wrong bag, uncomfortable, can adversely affect photography as well as the vacation. It is very important for me to feel comfortable and the bag must not contain too many things and too many pockets.

Access to what is needed must be fast and easy.

For a few years, I always use the “messenger” model because it is what gives me more freedom in the movements while looking also elegant. The Sling model, for example, I excludes a priori because, in such a hot place, having the shoulder always covered would make me sweat a lot. Said so, here are my three bags, two Ona and one Lowepro, one in leather and the other in canvas.

Lowepro is the most spacious and complete, black and canvas material, is the least elegant of the three. It’s also very deep. This bag is mostly used in those situations or journeys where I do hiking or need to carry more gears. For this journey, it’s too much in everything.

Ona bags are much more comfortable and elegant and allow me to also go out in the evening without really looking like a photographer, so I prefer them. Between the two, the one on the right, the Brixton model, is more spacious but a bit too rigid, which makes the inner pockets practically unusable.

In the end, the choice fell on my favorite, albeit small but soft, compact and very elegant, the Leather Prince Street. Traveling with this bag is really a pleasure, but it can only contain a small camera, certainly not a reflex.

it’s pretty damn beautiful

Which camera?

Here the doubts have fallen almost immediately. I would have liked to bring them both, but I want to be focused on the newcomer, the Leica SL, so to better discover it and try it out the best. It will not be a long journey so I do not want to have too much material to handle. For this time, let the Leica M 262 rest at home.

Which lens?

With my new Leica SL, I can finally use all of the M42 lenses I’ve bought in the various vintage markets. Unfortunately, however, I had no time to test all of them, so to be on the safe side, I’ll take the M lenses:

  • The Voigtlander Skopar 21mm f4 – landscapes
  • The Summicron 28mm f2 ASPH – Street
  • The Summicron 50mm f2 – close up and portraits
  • The Tele-Elmarit 90mm – close up and portraits

What accessories to complete?

And here’s the rest of the accessories that complete my travel photo bag. In the picture above ther is also a Pentacon 135mm f2.8 which I then decided to leave home. (post edit: just couple of seconds before leaving, I dropped this lens in the bag! And ways an incredible great decision!!! )

  • Tripod (this is off the bag)
  • 5 batteries
  • A power bank for my iPhone
  • Shoulder strap
  • Cleaning kit (air blower, cloth, brush)
  • Leica M / Leica SL  – Leica M42 / Leica SL Adapters
  • Small Moleskin
  • 4 SD cards
  • A selfie stick
  • The faithful Lonely Planet

The battery charger stays in the suitcase.

Now let’s put everything in the bag

As you can see from the pictures above, everything fits in the bag without big problems. Considering that the camera will always be in my hands, in the end, I will even have room to put a bottle of water while I’m around.

Conclusions

It was not easy, but hopefully, I managed to really only get the essentials gears without overloading the bag. The rest of the job will be done by my heart and my eyes, hoping for another unforgettable journey full of beautiful photographs.

A presto,
Sabino

Puglia mon amour – 10 days of pure enjoyment

I have recently returned from a 10 day trip in Puglia, my homeland, where I decided to celebrate my 40 years, surrounded by my family and my loved. Waiting for a new photographic journey, this was a great opportunity to immerse me in the atmosphere, the smells, the sounds and the flavours of my homeland. This time I left home the Leica kit because I’m going to arrange a few of Food Photography sessions, to photograph a bit ‘typical Apulian food and produce new material for sale. For this reason, I have brought with me the Canon 5D Mk III, with 24-70mm f2.8 and 100mm f2.8 macro lenses, which then is that I use more ‘for this kind of photography (see below).

Home sweet home, with my “mamma”‘, the day of my 40 years bday.

Where I come from, all life revolves around food, everything is done in the function of the dinner and lunch, day by day, we discuss what to eat and prepare for the next day. My mother had asked me already for a week in advance, what I wanted to eat for this day .. 🙂

Just landed in the morning, with a Ryanair flight from Charleroi to Bari, after a couple of hours here I am sitting at a table full of wonderful flavours: fresh ricotta cheese, mozzarella, focaccia barese, stuffed artichokes, calzone and much much more, all masterfully prepared from my beautiful mother. And finally, after so many years, I tested again my favorite seafood, the sea urchins … simply delicious!
This, on March 4th, is the day of my birthday, so ‘I can not be on diet, I have to eat everything, even if you I will celebrate my birthday the next day at the restaurant.

And for dessert, the famous “Tits of the nuns”, a soft pastry filled with cream. Wonderful, but a good injection of calories.

This should be enough to convince you to come to Puglia, isn’t? 🙂

Deejay Ten in Bari, run like a “pulp” (octopus, in slang)

The first service for my 40 years now comes the day after, with a run of 10km to the Deejay Ten in Bari, in a windy and cool Sunday in March.  The event is beautiful, 10 thousand people, all with the same desire to run and have fun. Actually, I did not run all the 10km, because while running on the seaside, I was always tempted to take pictures, so ‘from time to time, I stopped to take pictures (with the iPhone), to the fishermen that proudly shows just curled octopus or open up fresh seafood.

The curl of octopus, which consists of repeatedly banging on the floor an octopus to make it more ‘tender and so curling the tentacles, is one of the most’ typical photogenic scenes that you may encounter if you walk along the waterfront of Bari, any day of the week
Tutta Bari in una foto: la birra Peroni, un uomo che apre le cozze crude, il mare.

Celebrating my 40’s

I’ll be honest, I know people use to say so, but really, I feel half, like 20 years old, not 40 certainly. But anyhow, for future reference, I am here to celebrate it in a very good restaurant in Monopoli, with my most ‘great loves: my father and my mother. What else?

Before having the cake, however, ‘we are due to go through FANTASTIC dishes, like this spaghetti with sea urchins, poetry and lust at the highest levels. LOVE

For those who may interest, I highly recommend this restaurant in the beautiful town of Monopoli:

Terrazzamare – not the usual “trattoria”, but delicate dishes and high quality food, other than a very pleasant environment and gentle staff. The owner, a Venetian, is also very friendly and competent.
https://www.tripadvisor.it/Restaurant_Review-g652003-d10210325-Reviews-Terrazzamare-Monopoli_Province_of_Bari_Puglia.html

Greetings from Salento

Small parenthesis of my stay in Puglia, a passage in Salento, the southern part of the region, home to my in-laws . The only pictures that testify this passage, concerns the wonderful seaside of San Pietro in Bevagna and a breakfast in Sant’Oronzo square in Lecce with the typical “pasticciotto” (sweet custard pastry filled with hot cream).

Two days of homemade Food Photography session

And after a few days of pure vacation, I am ready to devote myself a little ‘to my loved photography. As I had already planned, I organised a homemade Food Photography session, with two special assistants: my mother (at the lights) and my father (setting and model). 🙂

One of the subjects who I wanted to photograph since a long time and finally managed to do it are the beautiful sea urchins. Their photos are, oddly enough, very rare in the major microstock sites like Fotolia and Shutterstock, and I can not explain why. This is a very photogenic subject as well as very popular in the culinary world, not only in Italy. So much so that at the time of writing this post, after only two days from publications, I have already sold 10 pictures! Fantastic.

In the coming days I’ll post ‘the results of this two-day photoshooting. with more ‘technical details, meanwhile here is the list of your subjects: sea urchins, orobanche (Sporchia), asparagus, beans, artichokes, focaccia barese, dried figs, spring onion, zeppoline (typical Italian pastry with cream filling).

Thanks to this photoshooting, I produced the beauty of almost 600 new images already on sale on the major microstockstock sites!

Chilling in Mola di Bari, my village.

When I’m in Mola, the thing I love the most to do is to walk through the alleys, parks and markets, with no in particular goal, but only to observe everything going on around, the flow of the sluggish and noisy life in southern Italy. Walking in the morning, I come wrapped by the sweet scent of warm croissants and coffee coming out of the doors of the bars, always full and crowded, because here the day always starts in a bar. When I pass I slow down to listen to the speeches of the men sitting at the tables or at the counter: they are 90% on the football, 10% about the local political problems.

Among the alleys instead, I meet mostly women who go to the grocery store, while the little doors send out the scents of what they will have for lunch, and hunger will come already much earlier. And then I have fun chasing all these smells and try to guess the origin, which pasta or vegetables are brewing. When I see two or three women whispering, then I slow down to listen to their speeches that are 90% gossip about family facts or people, 10% of health problems.

In the late morning then, happens inevitably to pass by a local bakery from which comes the scent of the typical focaccia Barese: no one can resist buying a slice, strictly triangular, still smoking, and then eating it despite the opulent lunch you expect to have just a little later …

And finally, in the afternoon, my ritual is always just the same: wait for the boats to come back and bring the fresh fish at the fish market. And here is an explosion of colours, sounds and smells, a familiar music to me, that awakens every sense of my body.

Before leaving, a last greeting to the sea

The last day, I do what I always do before every departure: a solitary walk along the marina bay, to recharge with positive energy that only my sea can give me. I stop for a little to read a few lines of the book by Claudio Pellizzeni, “L’orizzonte, ogni giorno, un po’ più in là” which recounts his amazing journey around the world without taking any flight, after abandoning his comfortable but flat office work. A book full of excitement and interesting stories, the tale of a long journey that I hope I can do it too, soon, very soon…

 

Arrivederci Mola, arrivederci Puglia!

Sabino

Two steps in Coventry

This week I was in Coventry, Great Britain, for work and, as always, even though I knew that I would not have so much free time, I have brought along my little Leica M.

“You never know,” I said, every new place has always something interesting to photograph.

During the week I have had no time, but on the last day, waiting for the flight, I had about three hours to explore the city. So, I left the hotel at 8:30 and, with the Summicron 28mm, Summicron 50mm and the Voigtlander 21mm, I went out for a walk.

Here’s what this interesting british city gave to me:

The ruins of the ancient Cathedral of Saint Mary

Very beautiful and photogenic is the ancient Coventry’s Cathedral of Santa Maria, only a few ruins of which remain.


Thanks and stay tuned for the next travel,
Sabino 🙂

Vietnam – Day 2 – Vinh Long

We leave Ho Chi Minh City after a quick breakfast to literally jump into the saddle to the motor that brings us to the stop of the local bus to Vinh Long.

Motorbike ride in the chaotic traffic of HCM

The experience of riding a scooter and go through the city is an experience that I recommend. The speed is low but it is amazing the capacity they have to drive, even against traffic, in a river of scooters. The race allows me to see that part of the city off from the tourism and much more real. In fact, I saw wonderful scenes but I had to take pictures of everything only with my eyes.

Bus Ho Chi Minh City – Vinh Long – Dong Phu (100,000 VDN – 4 €!)

If you are also going to Vinh Long, I recommend this local company: Kim Ahn Bus. The Bus is small and spartan, but traveling with the locals, it is not a tourist bus.

The cost of one way is 100,000 VND per person (4 €). The trip takes at least 4 hours with a stop of 15mi. in a village, for refreshment. The seats, in leather, are clean, and in the background, sounds Vietnamese very relaxing music.

Village of Dong Phu – Home stay Thuyan (Air Bnb) € 17 per night!

We arrive at the village of Dong Phu, where another motorbike will take us to our accommodation, a homestay (at the home of local) right on the Mekong Delta.

The place is very nice and relaxing, in the countryside, including mango trees, jackfruit and bananas.

That evening we eat on a wooden deck overlooking the river and the noise of the boats that pass in front makes a truly magical atmosphere.


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Vietnam – Day 2 – Vinh Long

Lasciamo Ho Chi Minh dopo una fugace colazione per saltare letteralmente in sella al motorino che ci porta alla fermata del bus locale diretto a Vinh Long.

Sfrecciando nel traffico caotico di HCM

L’esperienza di salire in sella ad uno scooter e attraversare la città è una esperienza che vi consiglio. La velocità è bassa ma è incredibile la capacitá che hanno di guidare, anche contromano, in un fiume di motorini. La corsa mi permette di vedere anche quella parte di città fuori dal turismo e molto più vera. Infatti, ho visto scene e stupende ma ho dovuto fotografare tutto con gli occhi.

Bus Ho Chi Minh – Vinh Long – Dong Phu (100.000 VDN – 4€!)

Se avete intenzione di raggiungere anche voi Vinh Long, vi consiglio questa compagnia locale: Kim Ahn Bus. Il mezzo è piccolo e spartano, ma si viaggia con i locali, non é un bus turistico.

Il costo della solo andata è di 100.000 VND a persona ( 4€). Il viaggio dura almeno 4 ore con sosta di 15mi. in un villaggio, per rifocillarsi. I sedili, in pelle, sono puliti, e in sottofondo, suona musica vietnamita molto rilassante.

Villaggio di Dong Phu – Home stay Thuyan (Air Bnb) 17€ a notte!

Arriviamo al villaggio di Dong Phu, dove un altro motorino ci porterà al nostro alloggio, un homestay (a casa di locali) proprio sul delta del mekong.

Il posto è molto bello e rilassante, immerso nel verde, tra alberi di mango, jackfruit e banane.

La sera ceniamo su una terrazza in legno che si affaccia sul fiume e il rumore dei battelli che passano davanti rende l’atmosfera davvero magica.


GALLERIA IMMAGINI

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Traveling with a Leica M – my ideal set (VIDEO)

Tonight I gave myself a little last minute “cadeau” to complete my Leica M travel set: the small Skopar Voigtlander 21mm f4 that goes like a complete kit consisting of Summicron M 28mmf 2 ASPH, Summicron M 50mm f2 and Elmarit M 90 f2.8, all on the beautiful Leica M typ 262

Watch the video with the unboxing of the Voigtlander

thanks for watching,

a presto,
Sabino

Here is my new bag for traveling: Unboxing of the Lowepro Slingshot Edge 250 AW (VIDEO)

After the thousand doubts a few days ago, here it is finally the chosen bag to accompany me on the next trip in Vietnam.

This is the Edge Lowepro Slingshot 250 AW, a completely different pattern from those that I have used recently. The reason why I preferred a sling bag a messenger is because for this type of travel, where there will be a lot of hiking, boating and cycling, carry a lateral weight would be much more ‘uncomfortable that you have everything on your back, thus allowing’ free movements.

In addition, this type of bag, with a quick and easy gesture passes from the back to the chest, allowing easy access to all compartments. The advantage to own a Leica M equipment, saves me a lot of space and avoids me the use of a heavy bulky and uncomfortable bag.

Now I leave you to watch the video on my YouTube channel, in which I try to show and explain the reason for my choice.

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Grazie per la visione,
Sabino

A good read before bed, travel guide and street photography inspirations

After defined and bought the flight tickets for my next travel destination, Vietnam, it’s time for one of my favourite part of the whole trip: the preparation.

This is to me a very exciting and serious process, it’s where the journey begins, booking accommodations, local transportations, searching for tips, advices and starting to feel the place somehow.

 

 

I don’t fix everything in advance as I want to also decide on site, but I like to build the main path of the whole itinerary.
And for tonight i have two very helpful reads:

The classic and indispensable Lonely Planet (Vietnam), who will help me to get the best out of this trip and will be my bible along the way.

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Alex Webb and Rebecca Norris Webb “On street photography and the poetic image”, a fundamental book for whoever does street photography and a very inspirational read within lots of expert insights from one of my favourite photographer.

The journey begins with a single step ( cit.) and that’s what i’m doing right now, just moving the first step into this new amazing and exciting trip.

Buona Notte,
Sabino