Hiking the Haselstein and the Center of Central Europe

On this hike I carried with me three cameras – maybe I should stay at one per hike only, as weight is always an issue. The film one was a Contax G2 with its Carl Zeiss Biogon 2.8/28mm attached. I loaded a Kodak Ultramax 400. After the second image the camera stopped working due to…… Continue reading Hiking the Haselstein and the Center of Central Europe

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

Contax Aria and Yashica ML 2.8/24mm

A first film found its way into my Contax Aria – an Agfa Vista 400. As lens I used a Yashica ML 2.8/24mm. The Contax Aria is a beautiful piece of technology and one of the last SLR models from Contax. Technical specs can be found here, so there’s no need to duplicate them. And…… Continue reading Contax Aria and Yashica ML 2.8/24mm

Hiking along the Waldnaab

After Christmas A.D. 2017, with all its wonderful and exhaustive meals, we found time to hike along the small river Waldnaab. Waldnaab / Flutkanal, Ricoh GR II This time I collected a handful of black&white bark images – made with the Ricoh GR II – from trees lined up along the small river – or…… Continue reading Hiking along the Waldnaab

Hiking the Waldnaabaue Tirschenreuth

Having a short break for Christmas in my Australian Adventure series, before finally entering the most creative city in Australia – Melbourne. Around Christmas I made a short trip to the the small town of Tirschenreuth and its world famous Waldnaabaue – a beautiful small nature reserve – in the Upper Palatinate. In this picture,…… Continue reading Hiking the Waldnaabaue Tirschenreuth