Author Archives: Martina Landolt Photography

About Martina Landolt Photography

Being outside in nature, capturing the beauty that lives among us, on camera or in the mind's eye has healing powers. Having fun discovering new and interesting subjects from unique perspectives to unique lenses, photography is all about light. Natural light is a constant change creating photo challenges that are never-ending. I am on a photographic journey through life with people and places around me. Thank you for visiting this journey. Please leave any comments or questions. You can find random photos from my life on my Facebook page “Creatingyourlight” LinkedIn: LinkedIn/in/Martinalandolt

Winter’s Wonders

As the temperatures begin to warm up here in Illinois and the snow begins to melt, our paths and roads become filled with the excess water from the surrounding piles of shoveled snow. It’s always a pleasure to venture in … Continue reading

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Snowflake designs worth Seeing!

Getting up close and personal with a uniquely beautiful speck of a snowflake. These Photographs taken with the Nikon Micro-Nikkor 105mm f/2.8 shows just how intricately detailed each one is.

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Freedom of (speech) photography

If anyone decides to post their opinion about anything, they are sure to find someone who is in agreement and someone who is in opposition. The intensity will vary. If a photographer posts a photograph without any words, then the … Continue reading

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How to Take Great Pictures – The Art of Seeing

Welcome back… This post represents the first part of the presentation which was prepared for elementary students over remote learning: The focus here is to utilize simple compositional elements when framing photographs with the goal of seeing different. The … Continue reading

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Where do aspiring photographers start?

I was asked to provide a teaching lesson on photography for elementary students via remote learning. My presentation addresses the question how to take great pictures. It has since continued to grow in scope. The biggest thought was where to … Continue reading

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Beautiful Bunch

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Fall is among us

This season in the Americas North is my favorite time of the year. The weather can be sunny, mild, windy, cold, rainy or snowy. Overall the lower temperatures makes for a trip outside more pleasant. Here is a closer look … Continue reading

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Autumnal Equinox 2020

Such lovely temperatures, in the low 80s, to take a walk at the Morton Arboretum here in Lisle, IL There are plenty of reasons to visit the Arboretum. The founder is Joy Morton who also owned the Morton Salt company. … Continue reading

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Lost in Helsinki

Meet me here! Here is where “you are here”

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He walked into my scene: Abu Dhabi Mosque

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