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February 12th, 2015

Creating “Timeless” Book – The motivation

Posted By Rafael Rojas
circle and posts
    This autumn, my fine art black and white monograph “Timeless” will be published. Over the following months leading up to the launch, I will share with you different aspects about the creation of a book, which is something most of us photographers dream of doing sooner or later. From the original motivation of …
 
October 10th, 2014

The beauty of Shadows

Posted By Rafael Rojas
Bird and Ice, Iceland
One of the nicest places of my living room shelf is reserved to the book “Brett Weston: Master Photographer”. I have always loved Brett Weston’s work and consider him as one of my all-time favourite photographers. His bold use of design in his photographs and his almost abstract approach of both the classical and the intimate landscape filled …
 
March 25th, 2014

Monthly Essay: Less is more

Posted By Rafael Rojas
Winter hill - Switzerland
Who strive – you don’t know how the others strive To paint a little thing like that you smeared Carelessly passing with your robes afloat,- Yet do much less, so much less, Someone says, (I know his name, no matter) – so much less! Well, less is more, Lucrezia.  That would be the first time …
 
January 17th, 2014

Monthly Essay: Windows and Mirrors

Posted By Rafael Rojas
Soft shores - Isle of Harris, Scotland
Some time ago I attended an exhibition at the Hermitage museum of Lausanne, Switzerland. Under the enticing title of “Windows”, a great number of paintings from artists like Matisse, Rothko and Magritte, among others, lured the visitor with the symbolic and metaphorical meaning of windows in the arts. Painting after painting, windows appeared in many …
 
November 30th, 2013

Namibia, surreal beauty

Posted By Rafael Rojas
A lonely tree stands against the sand dunes in the Namib Naukluft NP, Namibia
This text belongs to the introduction of the e-book “A photographer’s vision: Namibia”, from Rafael Rojas. As a special Xmas gift for all Outdoor Photographer readers, this E-BOOK  can be downloaded FOR FREE during a period of 30 days by using the promo-code “opgift” at the checkout of Rafael Rojas’ website. Get your free e-book …
 
October 20th, 2013

Rafael Rojas, new OP blogger

Posted By Rafael Rojas
Green Seas, Norway - Rafael Rojas
Hello to all OP blog readers! I am really happy to announce that from now on I will be one of the Outdoor Photographer official bloggers. Let me introduce myself. My name is Rafael Rojas, and I am a full time professional fine art photographer living in Switzerland. Formerly a geotechnical engineer and university lecturer, …