Taking a Short Break

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I haven’t shot much in the last few days, so here is a series-of-three from the archives. I was playing a bit with the second image, thinking of black-and-white, but in the end… Continue reading

Hamburg at Night

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It was getting late and dark last night while I was waiting for the Queen Mary 2 to depart, and all of a sudden I discovered that Hamburg has a pretty skyline. However… Continue reading

Bad Luck with the "Queen Mary 2"

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Last time the QM2 was in Hamburg I missed her, but this time around I was at the terminal short before sunrise. Unfortunately the weather was typically north German again, and there was… Continue reading

Self-Assignment: Three of a Kind

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Apparently the trick to “growing up” is to constantly push ones self by setting up goals and then trying to achieve them. But the goals have to be realistic, otherwise the whole thing… Continue reading

The Marseille Cafés

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In my recent trip to Marseille I also tried to photograph the “spirit” of the city. And in Marseille and especially in Vieux Port, the spirit have to be the numerous cafés —… Continue reading

Weekend in Marseille

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The weather in Hamburg has been so cool and rainy lately, I just had to get away and spend a weekend in the sun. Like most Europeans, I too like France a lot,… Continue reading

"Henri Cartier-Bresson"

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I’ve put the name in quotes because I’m talking about the documentary that’s currently running in the program cinemas in Germany. The film itself was nothing extraordinary, but seeing and hearing Cartier-Bresson talk… Continue reading

Thistle Seeds

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Took a walk around some fields today and noticed that the thistles have begun forming seeds. I love the fluffiness of the thistledowns, so I began looking for a single plant against a… Continue reading

Church Abstract (2)

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Here is another one from the church from last weekend. How do you like the repeating arches and the light-dark-light repetition? I know, I know, I should have moved 5 cm to the… Continue reading

George Barr on "Learning to See"

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I “discovered” George Barr by reading his three excellent articles “Taking Your Photography To The Next Level” on Luminous Landscape. I then followed the link to his “Behind The Lens” blog, which I’ve… Continue reading

Church Abstract

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Yesterday I was invited to a wedding — as a friend, not as a photographer — but of course I could not resist and had my camera with me. The wedding was in… Continue reading

Roman Loranc

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I’ve just discovered another great modern-age black-and-white photographer — Roman Loranc. His locations and his subjects are totally unspectacular and his compositions are so simple, yet his images are so exquisite! Take for… Continue reading