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Riding the Ruins

There was something just a bit surreal to see an older gentleman casually riding his bike through the ruins of Caesarea.

Israel, Caesarea, black and white, travel photography, ruins, bicycle, rider,

Caesarea & Nik Collection is Free

Caesarea is a town built by Herod in approximately 22 B.C.E. The town is located between Tel Aviv and Haifa on the coast. This ancient town includes an amphitheatre, aqueduct, Roman temples and to this day archaeological excavations continue.

This image was taken from the stands of the amphitheatre looking out one of the exits. I processed this using Nik’s Analog FX. I really love the old film feel that it produced. As many of you know I’m a devoted Topaz Lab user. Many of my photographer friends swear by the Nik Collection and  have often told me that I “must” add it to my arsenal. I always said that I would one day but honestly I just couldn’t justify spending more money on plug-ins when I was quite happy with what I had.

This weekend Google made the Nik Collection free for download. Yes…I couldn’t quite believe it but they did so I downloaded it. You can find it for download here. I’ve been trying it out this weekend and so far I’m liking it.

Caesarea, Israel, black and white, Nik Collection, Analog FX, travel photography


Hello From Israel – A Special iPhone Friday

A very quick post today to share a few iPhone images. I’m in Israel for a family wedding and am having a spectacular time. I’ll be spending the next few days exploring Tel Aviv and will also visit Petra, so stay tuned for more images.