Author Archives: Olaf Speier

About Olaf Speier

Hello, thanks for taking a look ! When I am not traveling somewhere or into some art project, I devote my time to stock photography. This blog intends to give an insight into my current stock projects.

Costa Rica

It has been quite a while  since  I last  had the chance to visit one of my personal favourites, pura vida country Costa Rica. During that particular trip I got little time to spare for photography, but still a small  portfolio … Continue reading

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Uruguay, Part 3

On my way to/ from Buenos Aires I made  two longer stops at both Colonia and Carmelo, two true  Uruguayan gems. Colonia offers loads of colonial architecture charm,  cobblestoned streets, vintage cars all around the place  and a very relaxed, … Continue reading

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Sand and dunes

They are there but then elsewhere, with ever changing  heights, colors, shapes and textures,  always challenging the photographic eye to play  games in their restless sand. I arranged for some Oriental/African props, Angela and Giselle added  their natural beauty and … Continue reading

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Cars (and men). Or viceversa.

Cars and men, men and cars, quite an… issue sometimes. I decided to shoot it from the humorous point of view. Well, at least Jose and me had tons of fun around the car. And went for a drive and … Continue reading

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My 10 best selling images

It has been quite a while now since I have been devoting part of my time as a photographer to shooting images for stock agencies, and today I wanted to have a look at my bestsellers, so there they are. … Continue reading

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Uruguay 2, Atlantic Coast

Away from Montevideo I drove up the Atlantic coast  towards Brazil, shooting most of the smaller  resorts, which out of the peak season welcome you with endless lonely beaches and a wonderfully calm and laid back atmosphere.   My full … Continue reading

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Uruguay Part 1, Montevideo

The photo results of a  month´s long trip around Uruguay and Argentina is finally hitting my stock portfolios, so I will devote a series of posts to its different highlights, being the charming Uruguayan capital the starting point. From it  … Continue reading

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Barbed wire and bullets

I got my hands on barbed wire and some  bullet shells (I do not live in the USA,  so the latter is quite a chore) and decided to go for some conceptual pics. As a mystery novel lover, a tribute … Continue reading

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Doors

  Old doors fascinate me (some friends use “haunt” to describe it…),  their textures so full of lives, chances,  stories and even  history, like this beautiful sample I found in Montevideo´s Ciudad Vieja. Safety first! Layers and layers of paint, … Continue reading

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Meaty moments, Part 2

In part two cold  meat, cooking and  meat recipes are going to be in focus. Around the globe! We start with some  Spanish cold meat. Chorizo, black pudding, serrano ham, sobrasada, lomo and the like.     followed by German … Continue reading

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