Posts Tagged ‘pictures’

Some Color Mixed In

July 12, 2018

This ‘blog needs to be more of a portfolio, so here goes:

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Just the best pics from a week ago.


Double Chinaman

May 14, 2018
When asked "Why two hats?" he answered "For advertisement."

When asked “Why two hats?” he answered “For advertisement.”

This was one of the first times (more…)

It’s a Kind of Magic

April 30, 2018
"There are fields, Neo, endless fields where plants are no longer born ..."

“There are fields, Neo, endless fields where plants are no longer born …”

A photographer I know and trust recommended mirrorlesss system cameras and criticized Nikon and Canon harshly for not being on top of their game. The two DSLR giants are lacking attractive offers in this market segment dominated by Sony, Olympus, Fujifilm and Panasonic. Even Leica and Hasselblad have interesting, though expensive EVIL cameras (electronic viewfinder, interchangeable lens) on offer!
On the other hand, (more…)

Second Shooter

April 8, 2018

Autofocus sensors right to the edge of the frame

My main DSLR, a Nikon D 800, is 4 years old and has 80000 actuations. Should I trust it to work flawlessly during this year’s photo projects (especially my son’s wedding)? Not without a backup body, no, I won’t.


Not the Saviour of the Universe

March 31, 2018
Beauty Dish is beautiful!

Beauty Dish is beautiful!

So, the flash, it’s complicated. And sorry for the Queen quote in the title. Be forewarned, this is a noob perspective on off-camera flash


March 12, 2018
More than passing through

More than passing through

For the longest time, I’ve been trying to combine my two passions: motorcycle riding and photography. And failed at it, miserably.

Vodcasting from the Heart of Texas

February 16, 2018
May I introduce? Texas Leica.

May I introduce? Texas Leica.

A mixed bag of topics in this post. About two weeks ago, the Fuji GW6800III arrived from Japan. (more…)

JPEG Submarine

July 27, 2014

Baltic Sea Reflections

Baltic Sea Reflections

The long-awaited holidays I have written about in a previous post started with a visit to my parents, who live at the Baltic Sea. My youngest daughter came with me and while bathing in the aforementioned sea, I became inspired to take aquatic photos.
I got this to do them with.

I got this to do them with.

So, a NIKON Coolpix AW120. Who thinks of these names? (more…)

Instruments Old and New

February 28, 2011

Vagabond's Night Quarters, Light Snowfall

Vagabond's Night Quarters, Light Snowfall

I’ve been posting too little lately, and there are two reasons. (more…)

All You Need Is …

February 19, 2011

… an old Leica IIIf, a good 50 mm lens, a wide 12 mm lens, an incident light meter and some film. Case in point:

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