Hiking along the Waldnaab

After Christ­mas A.D. 2017, with all its won­der­ful and exhaust­ive meals, we found time to hike along the small river Wald­naab. Wald­naab / Flutkanal, Ricoh GR II This time I col­lec­ted a hand­ful of black&white bark images — made with the Ricoh GR II — from trees lined up along the small river — or… Con­tin­ue read­ing Hik­ing Read the rest

Hiking around Flossenbürg and Gaisweiher

The last day of the year A.D. 2017 we made a short trip to the Burg Flossen­bürg. The small town is know for one of the KZ (Con­cen­tra­tion Camp) dur­ing the darkest era in Ger­man his­tory — the Nazi Era. This time how­ever, we did not vis­it the KZ, but hiked down to the small… Con­tin­ue read­ing Hik­ing around Read the rest

Canon A‑1 with FD 1.4/50mm S.S.C.

On we go with a Can­on A‑1, a Can­on FD 1.4/50mm S.S.C. lens attached and an Agfa Vista 200 loaded. The next days hope­fully will bring a little bit sun­shine as it would make so much more fun. My first impres­sion while play­ing around with the A‑1 … sol­id … very sol­id. Some­how it reminds… Con­tin­ue read­ing Can­on A‑1 with Read the rest

Olympus OM‑2 spot/program with G.Zuiko Auto‑W 2.8/35mm

Hik­ing in South-Tir­ol for a week in May should bring some beau­ti­ful days with per­fect light and tons of amaz­ing scener­ies … so far was the plan. What came out was a quite cold and rainy week in the Dolo­mites, which led to the decision using the OM-2sp not in the moun­tains, but dur­ing the… Con­tin­ue read­ing Olym­pus OM‑2 Read the rest

Olympus OM-4Ti with Olympus G.Zuiko Auto‑W 2.8/35mm

Well, this time I planned tak­ing the Olym­pus OM-4Ti with me in on a hik­ing trip to South-Tir­ol — besides my work­horse, the Olym­pus OM‑D E‑M1. Planned it and pre­pared it and … while test­ing if finally everything works fine … the OM-4Ti refused to fire.   Olym­pus OM-4Ti with G.Zuiko Auto‑S 1.4/50mm (yep, not… Con­tin­ue read­ing Read the rest