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

The Calendar Files … 2020 … Südtirol – South Tyrol

Well, just to recap … we’ve reached 2020 and this is the current calender – showing our trip to the South Tyrol region around Brixen and the Plose. The full image series is still to come … soon.   Detail in the Franzensfeste Fortress, built between 1833 and 1838 by the Austrian Emperor Ferdinand I…… Continue reading The Calendar Files … 2020 … Südtirol – South Tyrol

The Calendar Files … 2019 … Ireland

Well, just to recap … we’re in 2019 and we are visiting Ireland this time during a trip around the its South-West. Enjoy! The full series can be found here. Streets of Dublin   Kilkenny   The Burren   Near Gallarus Oratory, Kilmalkedar, Ireland   Around Muckross House and the Muckross Lake, Ireland   Trinity…… Continue reading The Calendar Files … 2019 … Ireland

A Nikon F-301 travelling Ireland

Overture Mid 2017 we made a two week trip through Ireland. Motivated by Jim Grey from Down the Road who made several wonderful posts about his journey in 2016, I tried to get hands on an old analog Nikon F-301 camera with a 35mm lens attached. I packed five rolls of Agfa Vista 400 to…… Continue reading A Nikon F-301 travelling Ireland

Olympus OM-2n with H.Zuiko Auto-W 2.8/24mm

Just leaving for a trip to Crete. Having the good old Olympus OM-2n with its H.Zuiko Auto-W 2.8/24mm lens with me. The OM-2n has recently been for a CLA at the OM-Labor in Frankfurt, Germany. The 24mm lens has a nice reputation and I’m keen to see how this combo fits. The camera will be…… Continue reading Olympus OM-2n with H.Zuiko Auto-W 2.8/24mm

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