Sylvain Bardiau is the trumpet player from the Grande Campagnie des Musiques à Ouïr, an inventive and exciting French jazz collective. I often try to use the lensbaby during concerts for a different feel. Doesn’t always work, here I think it did. This photo was part of the three submissions at the Nancy Jazz Festival Concert Photography Contest 2011 that won second place.
The villages of the Upper Atlas mountains in Southerm Morocco look like they simply should not be able to cling to the near vertical rock surface. And yet they do, and people live there. One of the most stunning sights in my life…
Surinder is a tuk-tuk driver I met and befriended the first time I went to Delhi in 2011. He offered to walk me arond the Gurdwara Bangla Sahib Sikh temple, which I readily accepted. This is a portrait of him after the visit.
One of my favourite places to visit in exotic countries is food stalls and markets.
I love the circular bokeh in optic light photography…
Spiky Light Hair by Ben Felten is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License.
Based on a work at http://benoitfelten.com/?p=327.
Narrow streets and a clear landmark make for a photo opportunity. I used the Lensbaby on this one to further reinforce the direction of the eye suggested by the high contrast.
Stavänger in Norway is a beautiful little seaside town, and the Valberget is one of its high points.
Early evening over Victoria Harbour in Hong-Kong. Now you know why everybody you see on the shore after 6 PM carries a tripod.
I only spent little time in Washington DC, but as soon as I saw that arcade at Union Station I knew I had to shoot it (and I wasn’t the only one…)