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

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

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

Australian Adventure – I’m done!

These were the last images I posted in my Australian Adventure series, started long ago. They show two old classic Volkswagen in Fitzroy/Melbourne. It was our last day in Melbourne and Australia and so gives a good link to our next day flight back to Germany. The complete series can be found here on my…… Continue reading Australian Adventure – I’m done!

Homeland – Amaryllis

That day the weather was cold but sunny – at least  in the morning. Sun was coming in through the large windows and gave some beautiful lighting. This Amaryllis is going on now since Christmas and it’s still not at it’s end. As I’m currently experimenting with a Sony A7R2 and old glass, I had…… Continue reading Homeland – Amaryllis

Australian Adventure IV – Melbourne

Coming to the final part of our tip to tne world’s end, we now entered Melbourne, a fascinating big city – Australia’s second largest. with nearly 10 times the size of Berlin (10000 km²:1000 km²) it hast around the same number of people living there – approx. 4.5 mio. This city is so colourful and…… Continue reading Australian Adventure IV – Melbourne