This was one of those afternoons in which I went to see the Moon and the planets Venus and Jupiter sunset over the horizon. Getting to the most interesting places is not always easy, you have to make a path that does not exist loaded with bags and backpacks of material. I went with my friend Jose Luis, he is also passionate about these kinds of moments. We got to a good place, we left the bags on the ground […]
Santiago de Compostela is a city of Christian pilgrimage. All roads lead to Santiago de Compostela. The entire city is organized around a tomb, the Sepulcher of the Apostle Santiago. It is rooted in the myth of the resurrection, of self-sacrifice to be reborn in a different, presumably better way. It is the basis of many Christian and also pagan rituals. You must first die, sacrifice yourself, deliver what is most valuable to you, suffering before redemption. The visitors, normally […]
Amazing results shooting with a DSLR camera and a lens, or a DSLR camera and a small telescope.
When I arrive to a new city or area, I like to take a look around. Usually, the cities are designed for the inhabitants and for the activities that they developed. So, if you pay attention you can understand it. I like to go to the highest point in the area, from where I can see the landscape. From there I try to recognize the terrain locating the strategic points for every community: water, food sources, defensive needs, communications, garbage […]
It is not uncommon for some ships to dump garbage into the sea or clean dirty tanks when they are distant from shore. Sea currents, or storms or tides end up dragging the content to the beaches, making the location of the polluter almost impossible. Other times they argue that they “lost” the load in bad weather. Ironically this happened the day before Earth Day, April 21, 2006 at Elafonisi Beach: “The Amazing Pink Beach Of Crete”. The island is […]
This was one of the most notable conjunctions of the recent history: Wikipedia described it as: Venus, Mars and Saturn appeared close together in the evening sky in early May 2002, with a conjunction of Mars and Saturn occurring on 4 May. This was followed by a conjunction of Venus and Saturn on 7 May, and another of Venus and Mars on 10 May …. A series of conjunctions between the Moon and, in order, Saturn, Mars and Venus took […]
Here you can find a reference to my panoramic images that I did during the Total Solar Eclipse of 11th August 1999 in Hungary. The article was published in the spanish magazine “Tribuna de Astronomía y Universo”. Here you can find a link to the full article (Courtesy of AstronomíA Magazine, www.astronomia-mag.com )