French Bay, New Zealand, Panorama

s you can easily see from the Google Map, the French Bay, New Zealand, (in Akaroa) was once a volcano. The south side collapsed, letting in the South Pacific Ocean which formed the French Bay. The area has little development and is beautiful. Our lodge in this tiny community was an historic building that sat very close to the bay… Continue reading

Greece/Denmark: Day Four — Exploring Santorini 2

Today was a busy day of sightseeing: a 4 hour tour of the whole island. In my previous visit to Santorini, 10 years ago, I only briefly visited Thira and Oia. Today we saw the whole island, which has several villages. Unfortunately, we saw so very much, I will probably distill it down to just the broadest highlights! The Beaches… Continue reading

Insanely Good Time Lapse: Iceland Volcano Eyjafjallajökull

I hadn’t come across Sean Stiegemeier’s work until I saw this astounding time lapse of the Eyjafjallajökull volcano erupting. Not only do you see stunning imagery from nature, but his use of the motorized dolly really brings this to life. And the still life of the old bullet riddled plane… Way awesome. Amazing work! No doubt this guy will have… Continue reading