12 Favorite photos of 2013

2013, looking back at another great photography year Fun, challenging, exciting and rich Now, in 2014, I can look back at a successful but busy photography year. Through my work for the regional natural park (PNR) Livradois Forez I could, by all means, draw a lot of lessons. To put myself outside my comfort zone (Nature and Landscape Photography) and to do photo reportages with…

Image | last light editors pick

Last light editors pick- Landscape gallery on NatureScapes.Net Etang de la Colombière Livradois-Forez Auvergne France Image from early January at a lake in the middle of the forest. I took a series of images that day and this one almost landed in the wast basket. In 2011 I wrote a blog post about ‘the old box‘  and mentioned that sometimes it is good to…

Image| Pine trees in the clouds, editors pick

Pine trees in the clouds editors pick- Landscape gallery Pine trees in the clouds Livradois-Forez Auvergne France It’s touching to see that one of my images again got recognized on NatureScapes.net as an Editor’s Pick, for the 14th time now in 2013. They must like my photography 😉  and it makes me happy when people tell me that I inspire them with my work….

Sunny moments in the snow

Sunny moment in the snow by Kristel Schneider – A cloudy December Sunday in the Livradois Forez – Sometimes the weather is not very motivating to go out with your camera, like last Sunday, the weather was grey and dull. But I am happy I changed my mind and around 3 pm I drove to the Haut Livradois, not very far from where I…

Photo expo at PhotAubrac 2013

Phot’Aubrac 2013 19-23 September First photo expo Massifs – Centraux well received! Last week I attended the annual photo festival in AUBRAC,  in Nasbinals (Lozère) Our photo collective Massifs Centraux participated for the very first time and had a group-show in the local Tourist Board. We exhibited a mix of images by us four ( Sébastien Lamadon, Fabrice Vincent, Kristel Schneider, Cyril Coudert).  Each…