In black and white – Gallery #2

The second photo gallery of pictures in black and white taken around in Europe.

Pictures taken in Bruges (Brugge) and Bruxells in Belgium and Amsterdam, Deen Hag (The Hague) and Rotterdam in Netherlands.

 

Various gear used.

In Black and white – Gallery #1

A photo gallery of pictures in black and white taken around in Europe.

 

In this gallery:

The Pont Du Gard in France, the highest (50 mt.) Roman aqueduct.

The statue of Marquis De Sade in the Château de Lacoste (France).

Two pictures of Jaume Plensa’s sculpture. The Nomade (the biggest one) in harbour of Antibes, and one of the seven Figures,  an installation in Place Massena in Nice (France), representing the seven continents.

Some shots in Netherlands and Bruges (Belgium).

A shot of a frozen day in Campitello di Fassa (Italy).

 

Various gear.

Cycling in Amsterdam

Amsterdam have the best cycling infrastructure and is the most bicycle-friendly capital city in the world and cycling is a fundamental part of Dutch culture and that’s especially evident in Amsterdam.

Amsterdammers usually likes cycle with brake pedal, on a black, upright and they attach a big sturdy basket or old wooden crate to the front of their bike, and… they are faster… very faster! No matter what the weather, the Dutch suck it up and keep riding.

Gear: Canon Eos 6D, Canon EF 16-35mm f/4L IS USM and Canon EF 50mm f/1.2 L USM.

 

Wandering in Amsterdam

A photo gallery with classics shots taken wandering the wonderful city of Amsterdam: the typical houses,  various house boats, the canals, Anne Frank house museum, some modern buildings, the Nemo science center, and the crowds of tourists in red light district.

The slim and high typical houses of Amsterdam are called canal house because usually are house overseeing a canal. These houses are so slim that need a special beam whit pulley installation located in the attic to hoist up goods and furniture. You can see this beam under every roof of this houses.

 

Gear: Canon Eos 6D, Canon EF 16-35mm f/4L IS USM and Canon EF 50mm f/1.2 L USM