Frankfurt in January

It was cold in January, but this did not stop us from walking through this beautiful city with so many nice places and inspiring perspectives … depending on where you go and what you (want to) see. This time I used two digital cameras. Number one was a Ricoh GR II with its marvelous 2.8/28mm…… Continue reading Frankfurt in January

The Beauty and the Beast III

From time to time I take a picture showing two cameras side by side where I think it’s worth it. The first and the second image can be found here, showing two Canon bodies (a Canon EOS 3 vis-a-vis a Canon EOS 5D) and two Contax bodies (a Contax Aria vis-a-vis a Contax AX). This…… Continue reading The Beauty and the Beast III

Inspiration is the motor for improvement

Did I ever tell the story, … why I love a special kind of city skyline images? It was some time ago, when I was looking for something wide, something quite wide, something quite large and something … quite old. I found a Zeiss Ikon Ercona, a 6×9 technical wonder from the early fifties -…… Continue reading Inspiration is the motor for improvement

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