My daughter and I spent 4 days in the lovely Cinque Terre in northern Italy… If you’re not familiar with this region, this destination is fast becoming a tourist hot spot, and it can be pretty crowded in the summer months when people flock to the coast, visiting the five pastel-faded medieval villages clinging to […]

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  Photographers know that magic happens during the blue hour–that special time between night and day when the skies—even if they were grey and featureless during the day—turn from bleak to beautiful brilliant blue. Cool blue skies contrast oh so lovely against warm yellow tones, making subjects pop. So it’s the perfect time to photograph […]

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Something wicked this way comes… Mystery and intrigue are packed into the ancient stone walls of medieval Castel del Monte, a little village tucked into the hills of northern Abruzzo, in central Italy, where 450 people live. The setting is beautiful, perched on a slope overlooking the mountains and valleys of Campo Imperatore in the Gran […]

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