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How to photograph sunrise and sunset (2020 update)

“There was never a night or a problem that could defeat sunrise or hope.” Bernard Williams The science of sunrise and sunset Stephen F. Corfidi speaks in The Colors of Sunset and Twilight of how at sunrise or sunset, sunlight takes a much longer path through the atmosphere than during the middle part of the day. […]

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Top 11 Instagrams: July 2017

A collation of Découvrir La Vie’s favourite Instagram posts for July 2017 – featuring both the popular and some less well-known artists. Who should be here next month? Inspire us back! Share your favourite creators with us on Instagram. View this post on Instagram Okinawa viewing is just speechless 🌴 #exploreokinawa A post shared by […]

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A photo series – Richmond Park.

The last series of 2016, rounding the year off with a stroll in London’s largest park, and one of the eight royal parks of London. The site is home to over 650 wild deer, and what I found most incredible was how close a passersby can get to the deer without bothering them in the slightest. […]

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8 shots from a 1976 film camera.

The Pentax M series produced some of the smallest 35mm SLR’s to ever be made. In 1976 the Japanese firm released the ‘ME’ model, which featured aperture-priority – meaning the user selects the aperture and the camera selects a shutter speed to match. For someone used to the luxuries of a modern DSLR, the Pentax ‘ME’ […]

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A photo series – Canillo, Andorra.

From El Tartar in the district of Canillo, Andorra. During the Ski season this area is home to many, however go earlier in autumn and it seems somewhat deserted. This series attempts to bring that sense of tranquility whilst appreciating the magnitude of the Andorran landscapes. Now playing: Kendrick Lamar – She Needs Me Support our […]

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A photo series – Toulouse, France. (4)

This series is simply in tribute to those uncertain days that end with certain beauty. Shot in Toulouse, France. Now playing: A$AP Rocky – Suddenly Support our windows into new places by liking and sharing! Saxon. Check out the Découvrir La Vie Society6 store for official artwork and merch.

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A photo series – Carcassonne, France.

This series takes you on a road-trip to Carcassonne, best known for the “City of Carcassonne” a restored medieval relic in the Occitan region in the South of France. The imagery is inspired by hazy landscapes and cloud stricken sunsets. Now playing: James Brown – The Boss Support our windows into new places by liking […]

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A photo series – Toulouse, France. (2)

This series returns to the south of France, Toulouse. Inspired by the Biz’Art Pop exhibition currently on display in the Raymond VI garden, where there are 48 black and white classic photo’s from various artists – below is one we found especially staggering. Now playing: Dusty Springfield – Spooky Support our windows into new places by […]

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A photo series – Belgrade, Serbia.

Following the 26th Instagram Series – in this addition Découvrir La Vie looks back to the recent trip to Belgrade, Serbia. The images give an insight into the very unique architecture of the city as well as the nature of the sunsets, which were regularly breathtaking during our visit. Now playing: Missy Elliot – Sock […]

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A photo series – Toulouse, France.

Following the 25th Instagram Series. In this series Découvrir La Vie take to the town of Toulouse in the South of France, known by many as “La Vie Rose” or the pink city due to the baked-clay used in much of its brickwork. Now playing: Kendrick Lamar – Momma Support our windows into new places […]

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5 awe-inspiring spots in Prague.

The series continues – now looking to the architecturally acclaimed capital of the Czech Republic, Prague. Admiring the build on the streets of Prague’s Old Town – shot with the GoPro Hero4 Silver. Getting lost, fortunately finding Nusle Bridge at sunset – shot with the iPhone 6. Where should we visit next?   Check out the […]

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6 Steps to Becoming a Better Traveller.

So you want to travel. You have endless ideas about the corners of the globe which interest you, inspire and fascinate you. But where do you begin? With a culturally immersive trip to Thailand? A cosmopolitan city break in Italy? An exhilarating road trip across the States? As you scroll through your Instagram feed, see the latest addition […]