New | Newfoundland Photography Tour

2013 Newfoundland Landscape Photography Tour
by Kristel Schneider and Kyle McDougall

Date: May 24th – June 2nd 2013

Featuring Photographers :

Kyle McDougall (Canadian) & Kristel Schneider (Dutch)
in cooperation with: McCarthy’s Party Limited from St. John’s

What to expect to see during this trip:

Lots of different scenery that will take your breath away. The island of Newfoundland is outlined with a rugged coastline of steep cliffs and rocky beaches. On top of this you will find numerous bays and with small communities called “out-ports” and lots of different restored old lighthouses. Newfoundland is one of the best places to see nature in an untouched way, with dramatic coastlines and ancient rock formations.

Although the main focus will be Landscape Photography people who like wildlife can expect to spot Whales and sea-birds from the shore or during the whale-watching boat tour. The icing on the cake will be the chance to view and photograph Icebergs.

Photography topics: 
Steep cliffs and rocky beaches, dramatic coastlines and ancient rock formations, old lighthouses, rugged coastlines, Icebergs, old fishing communities,
whales, colony of Northern Gannets, puffins  and much more”.

Tour Outline and more information:  click here

Publication in French Nature Magazine: Nat’Image

Publication in French Nature Magazine: Nat’Image
by Kristel Schneider

Nat’image, the nature edition of the popular French photo magazine Chasseur d’Image, published an article and an image portfolio from me about Mushroom photography.

The article (written by me and Fabienne Rousseau) describes the different approaches in mushroom photography. A total of 8 pages (+ small cover image) is published in the nr. 16  October/November 2012 issue.

Look for more images at: Mushroom and Fungi gallery

Thank you!

Wow, what an overwhelming response I got yesterday after I send out my mailing.
And they still keep coming in. Many of you subscribed to the blog by just adding
their email address by singing in on: blog subscriptions. Others just dropped me a line
with some nice feedback and compliments.

‘Impressive clarity, composition and subject  selection Looks wonderful and the photography’s not bad too ;-> Great work/job
Beautiful photography
Good luck with your new blog!


It is always exciting to see when people actually are reading the email you send out.
Even more exiting is when the readers click on the links and browse through the new website  or visit pages on the new blog. My web-analytics shows me that readers  actually spend quite some time on both sites.

So, thanks to all of you readers the new beginnings started out great!

Thank you!

New beginnings

New beginnings

Today is the new beginning for my website and photography blog. I decided that it was time for a new design that fitted my needs in today’s ever changing on-line world. Less time behind the computer and more time for what I love doing; being out in the field taking pictures.

I’ve just completed a nearly -indescribable task – to put keywords and meta data to my nature and landscape photography collection so that I could finally relaunch Kristel Schneider Photography.

I am  inviting you to take some time to browse through the entire brand new website. I’ll be adding more material weekly so please check back and thanks for taking the time to look!

Stop reading and jump right into the browsing if you are too curious and don’t worry if you don’t master all the functionalities. Just use one of the links at the top of the page, or keep reading to learn more.

So, what was wrong with the old website? Well,  the design was not bad but just  not very functional.  Especially updating my galleries was tedious. Using a Dreamweaver plug in and FrontPage was also just not it. The new design is a mix from me and Photoshelter. I customized one of their templates to my own needs so that I can still use all Photoshelter’s great features.

What’s new

  • The website is focusing now on one subject: Nature and Landscape Photography.
  • Nearly every photograph has been reprocessed, captioned and key-worded – and then sorted out into convenient galleries.
  • The different galleries can display enlarged views of my images and give a general overview via slide-shows.
  • I can now offer prints, licensing, personal downloads and on-line collaboration from a single database of photos – all with powerful searching, collecting and purchasing features.
  • New uploaded images are easier for people to find via the recently updated list on the homepage.

While working on my website I decided to create this new blog: Visions and Nature.
On this blog  I will not only be blogging  about my Nature and Landscape photography activities, visions and workshops news, but I will also publish new images with some details about the way it was captured. There will also be many other new items depending on the impulse and inspiration of the moment.

Just come back and follow me. You can do this by adding your email address  by singing in on: blog subscriptions.

Feedback and comments are always welcome.  I hope you will all participate.  Thank you in advance for your time and contributions.


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