Diving in the Jardines de la Reina

Diving in the Jardines de la Reina

An archipelago 80km off the coast of Cuba, the Jardines de la Reina (Gardens of the Queen) are a diver’s paradise that is host to a number of shark species, goliath groupers, and Niño, a friendly American crocodile. Sometimes called the “Galapagos of the Caribbean”,...
Sigma 12-24mm f/4.5-5.6 II DG HSM

Sigma 12-24mm f/4.5-5.6 II DG HSM

I recently bought my first non-Canon lens, the Sigma 12-24mm f/4.5-5.6 II DG HSM ultra-wide angle lens. Below are some of my first images, all taken on a Canon EOS 5D Mark III. The Sigma 12-24mm lens is one of the widest rectilinear (i.e., non-fish eye) lenses on the...
Shanghai

Shanghai

At the beginning of November I had the opportunity to visit Shanghai for work – 24 years after my first visit in 1988. Needless to say, it is a completely different place today. Back then, I stayed in a 20-bed dormitory close to the Bund in what was then called the...
Cats & Lions

Cats & Lions

Top of my list of to-do things when traveling to Japan always is a visit to the Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography. Occupying four large floors in a modern building in Ebisu, it is the largest – and to my mind best – museum dedicated to photography that I know...