Hiking around Flossenbürg with a Contax 139 Quartz

After dress­ing this beauty in new clothes, I was keen to see a first film in this 40 years old cam­era. So I moun­ted a Carl Zeiss Planar 1.7/50mm, loaded an Agfa Vista 200 and … enjoyed a photo walk;) OK, this is not the 1.7/50mm lens attached ;) … this is the right one…… Con­tin­ue read­ing Hik­ing around Flossen­bürg with a Con­tax 139 Quartz

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 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 Flossen­bürg and Gaisweiher