A Voigtländer Ultramatic hiking in Bavaria

Some time ago I was forwarded a pretty old camera by a friend. As it turns out, I now owned a Voigtländer Ultramatic from the 1960s, together with its set-lens, a Voigtländer Skopagon f/2.0 40mm. All this in a beautiful original camera case and a camera system bag with a couple of filters. There is…… Continue reading A Voigtländer Ultramatic hiking in Bavaria

Just one image: Blue Bayou

Not sure which version I like more, the original song performed by Roy Orbison or the later version performed by Linda Ronstadt, becoming her signature song. Traubenhyatzinthe / Muscari, another nature’s miracle. Olympus OMD EM1, M.Zuiko Macro 2.8/60mm In case you’d like to comment, it’s appreciated … and maybe, you want to visit my website…… Continue reading Just one image: Blue Bayou

Just one image: Camera History

Praktica FX2 with a Meyer Görlitz Primotar 3,5/50mm.Waist level finder SLR from the VEB Pentacon / Dresden – a camera legend from the second half of the 1950s. Olympus OMD EM1, Asahi Pentax Takumar Macro 4/100mm In case you’d like to comment, it’s appreciated … and maybe, you want to visit my website or my…… Continue reading Just one image: Camera History

Just one image: Blue Miracle

Ehrenpreis / Veronica.Just another sample I discovered during corona.Incredible little wonders of nature. Olympus OMD EM1, Olympus M.Zuiko 2.8/60mm Macro In case you’d like to comment, it’s appreciated … and maybe, you want to visit my website or my flickr page too. So long … and thanks for all the fish.

Just one image: Pink Life

Taubnessel / Lamium.Things I wouldn’t have discovered without Corona’s regime.Incredible little wonders of nature. Olympus OMD EM1, Asahi Pentax Takumar Macro 4/100mm In case you’d like to comment, it’s appreciated … and maybe, you want to visit my website or my flickr page too. So long … and thanks for all the fish.

Just one image: Deep Blue

Traubenhyazinthe/ Muscari.From our garden during last year’s corona regime.Incredible little wonders of nature. Olympus OMD EM1, Olympus M.Zuiko Macro 2.8/60mm In case you’d like to comment, it’s appreciated … and maybe, you want to visit my website or my flickr page too. So long … and thanks for all the fish.

Just one image: Small Things

Lungenkraut / Pulmonaria. From our garden during last year’s corona regime. Vintage macro lens with manual focus from Asahi Pentax. Olympus OMD EM1, Asahi S-M-C Takumar Macro 4/100mm In case you’d like to comment, it’s appreciated … and maybe, you want to visit my website or my flickr page too. So long … and thanks…… Continue reading Just one image: Small Things

Just one image: Flower Power

Osterglocke / Narcissus pseudonarcissus. From our garden during last year’s corona regime. Vintage macro lens with manual focus from Asahi Pentax. Olympus OMD EM1, Asahi S-M-C Takumar Macro 4/100mm In case you’d like to comment, it’s appreciated … and maybe, you want to visit my website or my flickr page too. So long … and…… Continue reading Just one image: Flower Power

Just one image: Nature beats it all

Windröschen / Anemone blanda. From our garden during last year’s corona regime. Vintage macro lens with manual focus from Asahi Pentax. Olympus OMD EM1, Asahi S-M-C Takumar Macro 4/100mm In case you’d like to comment, it’s appreciated … and maybe, you want to visit my website or my flickr page too. So long … and…… Continue reading Just one image: Nature beats it all

Just one image: Ant-Man

Osterglocke, Gelbnarzisse, Narcissus pseudonarcissus. From our garden during last year’s corona regime. Vintage macro lens with manual focus from Asahi Pentax. Olympus OMD EM1, Asahi S-M-C Takumar Macro 4/100mm In case you’d like to comment, it’s appreciated … and maybe, you want to visit my website or my flickr page too. So long … and…… Continue reading Just one image: Ant-Man

Just one image: I turn my back on you

Osterglocke, Gelbnarzisse, Narcissus pseudonarcissus. From our garden during last year’s corona regime. Vintage macro lens with manual focus from Asahi Pentax. Olympus OMD EM1, Asahi S-M-C Takumar Macro 4/100mm In case you’d like to comment, it’s appreciated … and maybe, you want to visit my website or my flickr page too. So long … and…… Continue reading Just one image: I turn my back on you

Just one image: A City Palace

The Stadtschloss Weimar – the old city palace – is located at the north end of the Park an der Ilm. The first building at that location is documented around the end of the 10th century. It was destroyed by fire several times (1424, 1618, 1774) and has been reconstructed each time over the past…… Continue reading Just one image: A City Palace

Just one image: St. Peter & Paul

St. Peter & Paul – also known as the Herder Church – located in the heart of Weimar at the well known Herderplatz. The first church building on this location was built around 1245, the current building is dated back from around 1489. The building is part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site Classical Weimar.…… Continue reading Just one image: St. Peter & Paul

Just one image: Anno 1900

Located in the historical German city of Weimar – a classicistic gem – the cafe now named ‘Anno 1900’ was founded back in 1890. Image made with a Contax 167 MT, a Carl Zeiss Distagon 2.8/35mm attached and loaded with Kodak Ultramax 400. In case you’d like to comment, it’s appreciated … and maybe, you…… Continue reading Just one image: Anno 1900

Just one image: Vinyl

Inspired by the ‘Single Frame-Series’ made by Jim Grey in his wonderful blog Down the Road. From time to time I’ll send around a single image. Vinyl is back on track. Last week I read, that Vinyl albums outsold CD albums for the first time since 1986 in the US. I’m glad that I kept…… Continue reading Just one image: Vinyl

The Calendar Files … 2021 … Crete

Oh man … just finished 2021 and here we went down onto the beautiful island of Crete. Another calendar, where all images were made by me with either my Olympus OM-2n with her wonderful Zuiko Auto-W 2.8/24mm lens or with my incredible Ricoh GR II (or an iPhone). The full image series is still to…… Continue reading The Calendar Files … 2021 … Crete

Contax G2 with a Carl Zeiss Biogon 2.8/28mm heading to Lake Constance

The Contax G2 – besides its sibling G1 – is named the culmination of rangefinder design.The Carl Zeiss Biogon is said to be one of the best lenses. I’d like to see how things work. Here is the body … the Contax G2 … and here is the lens … Carl Zeiss Biogon 2.8/28mm This…… Continue reading Contax G2 with a Carl Zeiss Biogon 2.8/28mm heading to Lake Constance

Granada, an Andalusian Miracle

This time we made a trip to Granada, the beautiful old town in Andalus, Spain. As during summer time temperatures are quite high – around 40 °C, we choose March to start, as there temperature is still moderate – around 18 °C. All images were made with my workhorse Olympus OM-D E-M1 and the wonderful…… Continue reading Granada, an Andalusian Miracle