Category Archive: Plan a shooting

6 Months of Travel: What’s in the Camera Bag?

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Believe me, choosing what to take and what to leave behind is not an easy task! If Katja and I turn all of our plans into reality the equipment will be subjected to a real beating and extreme environmental… Continue reading

How-To: Memory Cards and Image Safety

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Last update: 16 April, 2013 While some hobby photographers shoot mainly in their neighborhood and take only few images a day, others pay thousands of dollars to travel to exotic locations, shoot thousands… Continue reading

Cambodia: what’s in the Camera Bag?

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Our trip to Cambodia is coming up soon, so it’s time to think about what to take along. On recent trips (Turkey, Namibia, India) I carried the large LowePro Micro Trekker 200 (1,… Continue reading

Al Di Meola and Peo Alfonsi in Hamburg

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On July 5 this blog hat its fourth birthday (!!!), so I made myself a present — I went to see and photograph Al Di Meola and Peo Alfonsi at their concert in… Continue reading

Ich will Dich fotografieren!

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Ja, Dich! Falls Du in Hamburg wohnst und ein cooles Hobby hast — sagen wir mal zwischen Schach spielen und Flugzeug fliegen — dann will ich Dich fotografieren! Oder Du hast einen coolen… Continue reading

I want to Photograph You!

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If you live in Hamburg and have a cool hobby — say something between playing chess and flying a airplane — I want to photograph you!  Or say you’ve got a cool job… Continue reading

Looking for Ideas and a Companion for my Next Photo Trip

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I’m feeling a gentle photo-itch in my hands, so I imagine it’s probably time to start thinking about my next photo trip.  I know I don’t have to travel far (or even at… Continue reading

Go Visit India (Part 2)

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In my previous post I gave some practical tips about how to travel around, find a hotel, where to eat, etc.  Now I want to talk about even more important things. Personal safety… Continue reading

Go Visit India (Part 1)

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The purpose of this post is to encourage you to visit India, especially if you have the desire to do so, but are unsure about safety, poverty, cleanness, food poisoning, travel comfort, finding… Continue reading

Looking for a Travel Companion to India (or Asia)

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I’m beginning to think about my next photography trip (which will probably take place in Feb or March), and India is once again near the top of my list.  It’s a country that… Continue reading

Photographing People (2)

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I imagine that in the days of Henri Cartier-Bresson, Robert Frank, Alfred Eisenstaedt, W. Eugene Smith, William Eggleston, Brassai, Willy Ronis, Robert Doisneau or Garry Winogrand (roughly 1920 till 1975) photographing strangers on… Continue reading