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  1. Robert Watcher

    Antonios post got me missing my special treats in Nicaragua

    Antonios post got me missing my special treats in Nicaragua $1 hair cuts and $1 straight razor shaves without having to make an appointment. Obviously these arent my pics as I am in them. But Anne was able to capture these few shots as she waited. The last one haas always been a favourite...
  2. Robert Watcher

    Three Makers of Musical Instruments

    Being that I currently have little to photograph, I have been revisiting my huge collection of images from my 13 years in Central America photographing and documenting the people, activities, cultures and landscapes. I do have to say that my new editing software with its amazing versatility in...
  3. Robert Watcher

    Tight Rope Walk Across Masaya Volcano

    It was fun learning a few days ago about Nik Wallenda walking across the massive, active Masaya volcano in Nicaragua. He successfully completed it a few hours ago...
  4. Robert Watcher


    HAY TORTORTILLA- San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua
  5. Robert Watcher

    The Beauty of Nicaragua’s Volcanos

    Anne and I are infatuated with volcanos - having lived beside them and visited several now in 4 different countries in Central America. A bit over a month ago I captured these banner (pano-style) images for a client —- of one the most easily accessible, but most active volcanos in Nicaragua.
  6. Robert Watcher

    Seaside and Beach

    Anne & I were able to return to Nicaragua for a week, last month. We felt so at home from living there for four years. Spent an evening in San Juan del Sur in the southern part of the country close to Costa Rica.
  7. Robert Watcher

    Uninteresting Post. Went on a Shopping Spree Yesterday

    I wanted a couple of specialty lenses for the current work that I am doing, and found them on kijiji.ca close to where we are staying for the next couple of months in Ontario. For macro work, I purchased a 35mm macro (2:1 70mm equiv) in the four thirds mount for close up detail shots and for...