Autumn Photography

Autumn Photography by Kristel Schneider Autumn, one of the most beautiful seasons of the year. A season full with colors and atmosphere . Every year the Autumn season makes a photographer’s heart go faster and every year is different. This year the season was late, the climate was too warm to bring out the nice autumn colors on the trees. But when the trees…

Soft Focus and colour contrast

With some hesitation, because of the low light and weather conditions I decided to go ‘mushroom hunting’. Like yesterday there was a lot of wind. The ground was very wet and the temperature was mild, a good combination for mushrooms to grow. Local people say that when we have a full moon mushrooms grow best ?! I found what I was looking for, some very…

Orchids photography

Orchid Photography by Kristel Schneider ‘ Orchids are a far more challenging subject to capture than many people may think they are’ I have been photographing wild orchids for a couple of years now, since I have lived in France (November 2007) and every year I love it when the Orchid season starts off. There are so many different species that it keeps amazing…

Spring Flower contrast

Spring flower contrast By Kristel Schneider Colour Contrast in Photography Flowers are one of  photographer’s favourite subjects. They have great colours and beautiful details. What I like about Flower Photography is to capture a nice colour contrast. Colour contrast is used less frequently because many people do not think about it. This is a pity because an image with a good colour contrast can…

Trees in movement

This morning it was all foggy and gray but this did not hold me from taking the car and drive to the forest. I was looking for some nice mist layers but ended up with some frozen bushes and trees. Because of the overcast weather the forest was full with different tints of gray light. I decided to take some movement shots. The moody…