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

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

Sevilla, when it’s still cold at home – Part 7

The Plaza de Espana in the Parque de Maria Luisa was built for the Ibero-American Exposition of 1929. The buildings at Plaza de Espana form a huge half-circle representing the four ancient kingdoms of Spain. Parque de Maria Luisa offers some nice views including numerous buildings, built for the Ibero-American Exposition. Monte Gurugú. Pabellón Real.…… Continue reading Sevilla, when it’s still cold at home – Part 7

Sevilla, when it’s still cold at home – Part 6

Walking through town, where it’s always worth making a picture … or two. Same in the old World’s Fair area, where the EXPO ’92 was hosted and where so many nice spots were left behind. Contrary to Lisbon (EXPO ’98) in Seville no one seems to be proud of this area and what has been…… Continue reading Sevilla, when it’s still cold at home – Part 6

Sevilla, when it’s still cold at home – Part 5

Real Alcazar is one of the miracles of Spanish history, built for king Peter of Castile between 1350 and 1369.  It is the oldest royal palace in Europe still in use. After this long tour, we had some time to stroll around in town. As so many times before, I made two albums, one in…… Continue reading Sevilla, when it’s still cold at home – Part 5

Sevilla, when it’s still cold at home – Part 4

Bullfighting is still a cultural highlight in this part of spain – whether you like it or not. The Placa de Toros is worth visiting nevertheless – even outside the season. A wonderful spanish market can be found at the Mercado de Triana – its one of the oldest markets in town opened 1823, built…… Continue reading Sevilla, when it’s still cold at home – Part 4

Sevilla, when it’s still cold at home – Part 3

The Metropol Parasol was build in 2011 and constructed by the German architect Jürgen Mayer. It is a wooden structure, 150 x 70m wide and  up to 23 m high. On its top you can have a walk across. As so many times before, I made two albums, one in colour and one in black…… Continue reading Sevilla, when it’s still cold at home – Part 3

Sevilla, when it’s still cold at home – Part 2

Calle Sierpes is a wonderful shopping lane in the old center of Sevilla. I found tons of beautiful subjects (better objects) which give an impression of the ancient history of this beautiful and amazing town. As so many times before, I made two albums, one in colour and one in black and white, as both…… Continue reading Sevilla, when it’s still cold at home – Part 2

El norte de España – done

Referring to a former post started in June, I now completed publishing a fine series of black and white images of our trip back in 2016 through Northern Spain. You can find the full series here on flickr. In case you’d like to comment, it’s appreciated … and maybe, you want to visit my website…… Continue reading El norte de España – done

Hiking the Lerautal with a Canon A-1 and a FD 1.4/50mm S.S.C. – Part II

As promised in the first part of this Canon A-1 attempt, I have finished the first roll of film – it’s again an Agfa Vista 200 – and it’s back from the lab, so it’s time to show some images. A couple of images were made during a hike in the Lerautal – a valley…… Continue reading Hiking the Lerautal with a Canon A-1 and a FD 1.4/50mm S.S.C. – Part II

Olympus OM-4Ti and Ricoh GR II

After having back the Olympus OM-4Ti from repair, I took it on a short trip to Frankfurt. Equipped with a Zuiko Auto-T 2.8/100mm and loaded with an Agfa Vista 200, I was keen to see, if the problem has been cured at the OM-Doktor in Hamburg.   … and here the right lens.   We…… Continue reading Olympus OM-4Ti and Ricoh GR II

El norte de España

In spring 2016 I travelled to Northern Spain, visiting the Basque Country, Cantabria, Aragon and Castile and Leon. Flying to Bilbao and heading to our first location in San Sebastian, we made a stopover in Zumaia. The little town is nice … but more famous is its rock formation – The Flysch. The landscape is…… Continue reading El norte de España

Hiking the Burgruine Weissenstein

Between the years we were hiking to the Burg Weissenstein in the Upper Palatinates Stonewood Forest. During a snowstorm, in a winter wonderland, we found the Burg covered by an ice shield. This area is one of my favorite hiking regions during all seasons. All images were taken with the highly appreciated Ricoh GR II.…… Continue reading Hiking the Burgruine Weissenstein

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 along the Waldnaab