Ice Geometry

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An early image that fits the topic “winter” quite well. Those with a more technical photography-background might be able to tell that I’ve been thinking about view-cameras lately. Ideally I’d like to build… Continue reading

Keyhole

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It’s been relatively quiet on the photography front these past days, so here is an older photograph that I’d like to share with you. I like it very much and would have put… Continue reading

White Frost

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As I woke up yesterday the world outside appeared magic — everything was covered with a thick layer of white frost. This happens about once every two years around here, so I grabbed… Continue reading

Meeting Akash

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About a week ago I saw a short report on TV about a photographer from Bangladesh named Akash, who spent 2007 living and working in Hamburg. The report showed a few of his… Continue reading

"Best of 2007" Portfolio Online

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Ten days ago I gave myself an assignment: build an online-portfolio with the 12 best images that I took in 2007. The first version of the portfolio is now online, and let me… Continue reading

Upgrade CS2 … to Lightroom?

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I’ve been working with Photoshop CS2 for a few years now. At first I was struggling with all the options, settings, tools, palettes, etc., but having read Bruce Fraser’s “Real World Camera Raw… Continue reading

Christmas Trees

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Self-Assignment: Best of 2007

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During the last 3-4 months I’ve been looking through my images, deleting the weak ones, rating and adding metadata to the rest. About 40 images received either 4 or 5 stars and should… Continue reading

First Framed Prints!

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I’ve been writing in this blog about wanting to shift my focus away from photographic technology (camera specs and lens tests) and towards producing exciting images. Well, after about 8 years of playing… Continue reading

Working with Master Files

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In the last few days I played some more with my new printer and made nice prints from this image and from the one below. And in that process I gained appreciation for… Continue reading

A Few Quotes

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The following come from the very early issues of Lenswork, an excellent magazine about which I’ll be writing more soon. A picture lives from the life you put into it. If you put… Continue reading

Busy…

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My fingers are itching to go out and photograph, edit images or make prints, but I’m very busy at the moment and all those nice things will have to wait for a few… Continue reading