PRINTS: Banff & Jasper, AB Mountains

I finally tried my hands at printing some of these bad boys (see below) on Kodak lustre paper. WOW do they ever look SPECTACULAR🌟 especially in my newly available large format (36×24). Resulting from my recent move to Edmonton, Alberta I am offering a collection of captures from both Banff and Jasper. Two Albertan icons when… Read More

In-depth review: Obsession with Japanese Knives

“Live to eat or eat to live?” Recently, I watched a documentary on Netflix called Cooking which reinforced my stand, “I live to eat” and not the other way around. Within the first ten minutes of episode 1, the narrator suggests that some primatologists infer that humans evolved when the first Great Ape cooked his… Read More

M.Sc. of Biology – A Path Unforeseen

Backtrack 8 years ago and I had just picked up my first DSLR, a used Canon Rebel XT from EBay.com. I was a musician playing bass guitar in a punk rock band (The Real Deal: no that’s actually the name of the band not a statement, though we were “the real deal”) and to date… Read More

In-depth review: Canon 24-105 f4 IS L USM

The ‘L’ in this series lens, according to Canon, stands for luxury. After having owned it for over 4 years, I politely disagree. By all means, it is a good lens, but one cannot merely classify lenses as Canon does as either “luxury” or “not luxury”. Thanks to a process called fuzzification, which I just… Read More

Northern Lights Prints, Finland

During my most recent venture to Lapland to delve further into my MSc project on mammalian mating systems, specifically in reindeer, I was fortunate enough to have spectacular light shows on roughly half of my forty day stay. Here are some of my favourite which I hope you will enjoy. I am selling limited prints of each.

E-mail franco@francoalophotography.com to inquire about the cost of different available sizes. Other photographs of the northern lights not here shown are also available for print. Shipping worldwide.

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2 point 0 Media – Website Creation Review

Most people who ponder about creating a website at some point in time, have had an idea of what it is they desire. For me, it was more than a simple idea. I had a detailed vision with an intended path which had been brewing in my mind for, oh I don’t know, close to… Read More