Common facts about Cuba you should know

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Before you travel to Cuba, you might want to inform yourself about common things which might be important for you. E.g., as Cuba is a communist country, you cannot just grab your luggage and fly there. Depending on your country, you need to fit into some regulatory frames. This applies in particular to US-American citizens. Besides that, as a tourist you will usually not be able to pay with the national currency but you need to pay with a special tourist currency.  As you see, to visit Cuba can be a little be challenging than to travel to another country. Therefore I would like to give you in this article some common information about traveling to Cuba.

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Night photography at winter

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There are times and places when the low arc of the sun in winter doesn’t allow photographers to work many hours at daylight. While someone is considering this as a limitation, the other ones take this situation as an advantage and a chance to do some outstanding night photography. Shooting at night under clear skies would additionally allow to include stars in the photo. In case, the moon is shining, it will cast a nice blue hue over the scenery. Some snow on the ground would help to make the detail exposure in the foreground easier. In this article I will give you some tips how to improve your night photography or, in case you never did this, some initial tips.

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How to shoot winter images

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The winter creates a special mood and has something magical.  Extreme weather can make it sometimes difficult to shoot. But this season can also bring clear air, frost, untouched snow and ice. You don’t need a cold weather to make great photos through the colder months. Whether snow or rain, clear blue sky, or dull; here are some helpful tips that will make your winter images stand out from the crowd.

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How to sell stock photos

In some blogs and forums I often read, how easy and cool it is, to sell your own photos to earn some extra cash and generate passive income. Furthermore, some people write, they quitted their jobs and became a full-time stock image sellers. The idea sounds great and if you like to shoot pictures, why shouldn’t you earn some money with it? But all of these postings sound to good to be true. The fact is, that to sell stock photos is a hard work and you would succeed in it, when you are ready to invest a lot of time. Therefore I would like to share my experience to show you, what you need to do, to sell stock photos successfully.

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Where to storage your luggage in Panama City


When you travel to Panama, you might go to the east coast, for example, to visit one of the San Blas Islands. If you do this, you will know that there is often a limitation regarding to the luggage weight. When we went to Yandup Island (part of the San Blas archipelago), there were only 14 kg free for each person. For every kilo overweight you had to pay about $2 Dollars. Two bucks extra for each kilo doesn’t sound very much. But you would nevertheless carry all your stuff with you and this can be quite annoying. So, the best way to get rid of unnecessary luggage is to find some luggage storage in Panama City. My first thought was to leave our suitcases at the Panama Tocumen Airport. But maybe there were other possibilities…

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