My family (wife and daughter) invited me to a mountain hut in the South Tyrolean Alps for my birthday. Zirog Enzianhütte is just past Brenner on the Austria/Italy border and reachable with an easy 2 hour hike. We picked the coldest day of the winter so far to hike up there and at sunset I wanted to take a nice picture and had it all planned with filter and longexposure with cloud movements etc. However at -20°C I packed up right after getting this shot. I was freezing!! Hope you like the shot I managed to get.


Firenze Italia

I was in Firenze (Florence) Italy for the rugby match between South Africa and Italy. As disappointing the Bokke were on the Saturday the sunrise the next morning was awesome! I doubt that many Italians were able to see it after their deserved celebrations from the night before. Sunday morning I set up on the Ponte Santa Trinita and waited for the sunrise. With my 10-stop ND I managed to get this shot. 

Ponte Vecchio

Below a shot of the bridge I took the above picture from. B&W worked best due to the boring light we had at the time I took the shot.

Ponte Santa Trinita

Piazza Santa Trinita