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 Waldnaabtal

On this hike I used two cameras. The film one was a Contax G2 with its Carl Zeiss Biogon 2.8/28mm attached. I loaded a Kodak Ultramax 400. The digital one was a Sony A7R2 with a M39 Voigtländer Color-Heliar 2.5/75mm attached. I loaded … a pretty cool sensor ;) The full album can be seen…… Continue reading Hiking the Waldnaabtal

Contax G1 with a Zeiss Planar 2/45mm

This time a beautiful Contax G1 found its way to me, accompanied by three legendary Zeiss lenses. All parts are in good shape, so let’s see what comes out when the first film is pushed through. On the one side, the Contax G-System (i.e. the G1 and even more its sibling the G2) is said…… Continue reading Contax G1 with a Zeiss Planar 2/45mm

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