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Kevin Wheeler

Kevin Wheeler

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I love to take pictures wherever I go. As I travel a lot, I have many opportunities to see new things and people. Photography helps me explore new places and learn about things as I record them. I hope you enjoy them, too.
  • Canon Powershot SX50 HD
  • Canon 5D Mark II
  • Canon S100
  • Panasonic DMC-LX5
  • Canon EF 50mm f/1.4 USM
  • Canon EF 24-105mm f/4 L IS USM
  • Canon EF 100-400mm f4.5-5.6L IS USM
  • Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8 L IS USM
  • Canon EF17-40mm f/4L USM
  • Panasonic DMC-LX5
  • Canon 550EX Speedlight
  • Manfrotto 3021BN Tripod

Travel Photography

Published June 27th, 2011

I have posted a few pictures from Paris, Amsterdam, and Brussels. I have an interest in architecture, streets and how they are used, and architectural features such as doors, windows and unusual configurations.

I shoot in color and convert to black and white - but only when I think it makes for a better picture or enhances the mood i want conveyed.

I like to see whimsical or unusual architecture - something that makes a statement or keeps a memory alive.

The photo below is an example. It shows what most of us would not expect - a painted fire-escape on the side of a multistory building. And it's painted using the characters from Tin-Tin, one of the most popular comic series of the 20th century. Created by Belgian artist Georges Rémi, Tin-Tin was made famous with television shows, movies and a comic strip. It is a well-known symbol of Belgium.

When tourists see this, they are forced to at least question what it is all about.

I shoot shop window displays and artifacts of the dec ...

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