Perseids Meteor Shower

Another astronomy highlight was the Perseids Meteor Shower occurring in August and this year we were lucky, as it was new moon and so it was quite dark outside, here in that rural region. The maximum hit rate was announced for Monday morning around 4:30 GMT, I knew that I’d not wait that long. Starting…… Continue reading Perseids Meteor Shower

Once in a mankind – Lunar Eclipse with Mars

My first thought was … argh … there will be millions of beautiful, sharp and frame filling pictures on the internet already nanoseconds after this event has started. Then I thought … let’s have a look … and I saw the dark brown moon rising over the southeastern horizon. Hm, … I fetched my binocular…… Continue reading Once in a mankind – Lunar Eclipse with Mars

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

El norte de España

In spring 2016 I travelled to Northern Spain, visiting the Basque Country, Cantabria, Aragon and Castile and Leon. Flying to Bilbao and heading to our first location in San Sebastian, we made a stopover in Zumaia. The little town is nice … but more famous is its rock formation – The Flysch. The landscape is…… Continue reading El norte de España

Australian Adventure – Classic Cars

Nice intermediate … in Melbourne, when visiting the Queen Victoria Market, we found a Classic Car Show with loads of beautiful cars. As mentioned before, I find colour and black&white very pleasing. This was a Cadillac Fleetwood Series 75 Sedan (1960). Here the phantastic colours … … and here come the beautiful black&white. Enjoy 😉…… Continue reading Australian Adventure – Classic Cars

Blossom Impressions …

The last days I had some fun in the garden, as lots of flowers are giving their very best to make this time an amazing colourful one. I was lucky shooting three cameras/lens combinations. Echinacea / Sonnenhut, shot with Pentax LX, Pentax-A SMC 2.8/28mm, Agfa Vista 400. Anemone hupehensis / Herbst-Anemone shot with Fuji X100s…… Continue reading Blossom Impressions …