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