Gruette 8 Eight!...... wtf?
One more Walk!
I had an appointment at the hospital as I will undergo some surgery on my right foot in exactly two weeks, and I took the opportunity for a nice walk, although my foot hurt a bit. I'll have to take it slow, photography wise in the next weeks / months as I won't be very... Continue Reading →
Praktica MTL 5 B – the Results!
First a disclaimer: I do not like the Lomography Lady Grey film! Either made by Foma, Kodak or anyone else. I don't care. I don't like it! That being said, it was the only roll I had lying around.... got to buy some film, really. So I loaded it into the Praktica MTL 5 B... Continue Reading →
The Ugly Duckling…
...might be a Prince! I remember very well when I was young, about sixteen or seventeen and I hunted the Photography stores for my first SLR. The shelves were full of beautiful cameras, Olympus OM10, Canon A1, Pentax MX or Nikon FM as I remember.... beauties, all of them. Most out of my price range.... Continue Reading →
Thoughts on Firsts
Google is our friend! Google finds everything! Google is the repository of humankind’s knowledge! So when I want to find something, normally photography related, I use Google. What could I want to know this time... let’s see. Ah yes: Hey Google, what was the first photograph? Google takes about a second and Google got the... Continue Reading →
Shoot it like the Real Thing!
Using a digital camera like a 'real' one! Let me make a quick excursion into the world of digital photography once more. An attempt I made some time ago to test out the waters of the dark side. You might already have guessed from some of my posts that I don't own only film cameras.... Continue Reading →
What to eat in Berlin?
Nothing photography related today, just a small piece on a place where we had a really memorable little meal in Berlin. What do you eat in Berlin? Kasseler mit Sauerkraut? Königsberger Klopse? Kohlrouladen? Apart that all those things start with a 'K' it does not sound too mouth-watering, does it? No, when you are in... Continue Reading →
Sometimes it's the small things in life that make you think and grab a camera.
Berlin – My Daido Moriyama Moment
With my deepest apologies to the Master! While we were in Berlin, the sun was beating relentlessly. Thirty degrees C (86°F) reflected from the paving. Berlin should have appeared as a brilliant, bright city to me, a city that is alive and teeming, that is full of good vibes. Alas that is not the feeling... Continue Reading →