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

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

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 …