Zdenek Havel@zdenekhavel

Passionate nature and landscape photographer ๐Ÿ“ท Olympus OM-D. Currently preparing for another trip to Brazil.

Finally! What a lovely sunset ๐ŸŒ… at Aventureiro Beach on the further side of Ilha Grande.

As the weather wasn't exactly spectacular first few days on the island I took my chances to check out the whole place so when the time and conditions are right I will be able to take "my shot" - and here is it! ๐Ÿ“ท I love this slightly longer exposure to show a few interesting lines in the water. But what I am digging the most are those two waves ๐ŸŒŠ. I am loving it. The color on the sky is just the last piece in the puzzle. Let me know in the comment section whether you like it or not. I am interested in you opinions. Have a great day everyone and I wish you a very good start of the new week ๐Ÿ˜Š


The power of the ocean.๐ŸŒŠ I love to hang out at the beach and watch those waves crushing into rocks on the shore. More so because I live far from any ocean in the Central Europe. Therefore I am honest when I say I really do appreciate such sight. It might not look like it because the shot was taken with a telephoto lens ๐Ÿ“ท but those rock were kinda big, between 2 to 3 meters ๐ŸŒŠ waves as well. You could really feel the power of the ocean at this place. Kind and horrifying power in the same time. Enjoy this shot and let me know what do you like about the ocean in the comment section below ๐Ÿ˜ŠI would love to hear that.


What a lovely evening ๐ŸŒ… on one of the best beaches of Ilha Grande๐ŸŒด I can't say we had a perfect weather there but I loved every minute I have spent on that beach anyway. It has been more than a month since I got back home but I can't stop thinking about this place. Aventureiro Beach ๐ŸŒด is simply the real gem of the island.
The picture itself is a single exposure taken with Samyang 12mm f/2.0 shot at f/8, 1/25 sec and ISO 200 with my Olympus OM-D E-M10 ๐Ÿ“ท on my brand new Cullmann Mundo 525M tripod. Hope you like it everyone ๐Ÿ˜Š let me know below. Have a great day and don't forget to keep exploring ๐Ÿšถ


The raw power of the Atlantic ocean ๐ŸŒŠ cloudy weather is not what you want to have when you are enjoying your holiday on a tropical island but even during these conditions you should try to have some fun. Taking pictures provides just that ๐Ÿ“ท I could really watch the ocean 24/7 - the raw power of the ocean fascinates me. I simply love this place. Keep exploring ๐Ÿšถ


The other side of Ilha Grande has its own magic. Difficult to reach, Aventureiro Beach ๐ŸŒด is among gems of the whole island. You will find there more than just the famous crooked palm tree (palmeira torta). It is also calm and empty for the most part of the day. More than that, everyone can find the proper size of waves as one side of the beach is relatively calm while other offers very good conditions for surfing๐Ÿ„. You can basically do whatever you want there. I love this place. Don't forget to keep exploring ๐Ÿšถ


Pink sky over the Lago di Livigno captured after the sunset in mid December 2017.

December in the Alps has one big advantage. You can witness this kind of early pink sky at around 5pm ๐Ÿ•” The one thing you need to do is to stay up on the mountain after lifts close down, that is only when you don't want to hike up the mountain on your Skialps ๐Ÿ˜„ Just be careful on the way back down to the valley โ›„๏ธ Don't forget to keep exploring everyone! ๐Ÿšถ


What a great view of the Italian Alps ๐Ÿ—ป captured from the top Livigno during the sunset time. I really love to be one of the last people up there ๐Ÿ˜„ I can't to be back there soon. Don't forget to keep exploring ๐Ÿšถ


I don't know if I hate or love this place. A week ago yet another Brazilian adventure have unfortunately ended with a sad farewell at the Saรต Paulo's international airport :'( I wish I could have stayed longer but I have no doubt we will see each other soon. Being this far away from you makes me sad but these bright tomorrows, on the other hand, make me happy. Saudade รฉ Eu te amo muito @marinasouzaf :-* #brasil #brazil #czech #czechinbrazil #brazilianway #brazil_repost #saopaulo #guarulhos #airport #farewell #goodbye #seeyousoon #saudade #missyou #amor #love #laska #brasileira #throwback


Do you think that luck plays a role in creating beautiful pictures, or it is only about your skills, knowledge and tools? I was wondering about that... Anyway, back to my picture! An amazing sunset in Livigno ๐ŸŒ„ You can capture some spectacular sceneries during the golden hour in the Alps ๐Ÿ—ป even in those days with average weather. It was more or less cloudy the whole day โ›…๏ธ when this shot was taken and yet when the sun was coming down it shined through those clouds, pouring its golden light rays on the tops of surrounding mountains. It was simply an unforgettable scenery ๐Ÿ˜Š Fortunately, the weather have gotten better afterwards so you can stay tuned for a few more landscape shots from Italian Livigno. I will post them soon. Keep exploring ๐Ÿšถ guys!


What a sunset in the mountains above Italian Livigno! ๐ŸŒ„ I love those moments, being the last person on the mountain ๐Ÿ—ป watching the sun to shine over the mountain tops. It makes me feel so calm being up there. I wish I would have as many moments like this one in my life.

I also wonder how do you all feel being up there in the mountains? Let me know below. Have a great Sunday everyone and don't forget to keep exploring ๐Ÿšถ


What a great place this is! ๐Ÿ˜Š This view of Lago di Livigno is spectacular, especially if you can witness it during the golden hour ๐ŸŒ… when the lake reflects the colorful sun light.

There are not many places in the Alps ๐Ÿ—ป I like more than Livigno. This Northern Italian village, sitting at 1816 m above the sea level, has an unique atmosphere. The high altitude makes it one of the best places in Europe with a snow-assurance โ›„๏ธ even during warmer winters. But this season they certainly don't have any problems with snow, or warm weather there ๐Ÿ˜…
Having the opportunity to come to Livigno once in a while for skiing is simply priceless. Anyway, I would be interested what is you the most favorite location in the Alps?๐Ÿ˜Ž


The exotic paradise of Ilha Grande ๐ŸŒด Being now back in Europe experiencing our "normal" winter makes me think about the great time I had on this island.๐Ÿ˜Š Unspoiled beauty of the Atlantic ocean with all attributes of paradise - exotic flora, crystal clear water, nice and somehow slow-paced people and not to forget diverse fauna ๐Ÿฆ Talking about local animals, I have a puzzle for you. Can you find two birds on the picture? ๐Ÿ˜Ž Let me know in the comment section below. Don't forget to keep exploring ๐Ÿšถ


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