Missed the Queen Mary 2

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I just saw on the news that the world’s largest passenger ship, the Queen Mary 2, is in Hamburg today. Apparently she docked at 5:00 and will head out for New York tonight… Continue reading

Monitor Calibration

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I am quite aware of the necessity to properly adjust one’s monitor, and I’ve tried out several alternatives in the past. I’ve known all along that Gretag MacBeth’s Eye-One Display 2 is the… Continue reading

Boat and Clouds

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In reference to Managing Images, I thought I’d show a typical *** image as a reference for what I for mean by “some artistic value”. This image is simple, to the point, the… Continue reading

Managing Images

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I’m still looking through my images: deleting, rating, assigning keywords. Thanks to Bruce Fraser’s “Real World Camera Raw with Adobe Photoshop CS2” I’m quite fluent in Bridge and its image rating tools (0… Continue reading

"May I Take Your Picture, Please?"

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On my way to work today I had to stop at a traffic light. Right next to me was a gas station where a man in overalls was pumping the waste water from… Continue reading

Descending into the Unknown

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For a while now I’ve been planing to take a photographic trip through Hamburg’s subway stations. Most of them are quite old-fashioned, with lots of ceramic tiles, neon lights and metal railings. If… Continue reading

Dock 17

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One of Hamburg’s attractions is the water and to some extent the industry and ship repair docks on the south side of the river. I’ve been to this popular location (Landungsbrücken) many times,… Continue reading

Vespa under the Bridge

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It was a good photo-night in Hannover. I walked maximum 10 meters after taking the image “Modern Evolution” and saw this Vespa parked under the old railroad bridge. I particularly like the Vespa’s… Continue reading

Modern Evolution

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I played a bit more with the image from “All Alone and Still Gathering Attention” and came up with a different crop. This one is much simpler and much clearer, and seems to… Continue reading

All Alone and Still Gathering Attention

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I was in Hannover for a few days and went out with the tripod one evening, planning to shoot some tower cranes near the central train station. I found them interesting because there… Continue reading

Tasty Thai!

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Today I had a cooking course at the local community college. I love cooking and I like taking pictured of food, so I thought it’s a perfect way to spend the rainy Saturday.… Continue reading

Captured Reflections

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So I thought it’d be good to look through my past images and throw away any that are boring or double. At the same time I’m trying to assign stars, from 1 to… Continue reading