Yearly Archives: 2018

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2018-07-15   ROME IN THE MORNING II

By | 2018-07-15T14:10:22+00:00 July 15th, 2018|Italy|

The morning in the eternal city is a highlight. The cafes are opening, smelling the espresso. The streets get cleaned, the first shops are opening. A unique light all over the city.

 

Post processed with: Luminar, Photoshop

  • Camera: D-LUX 5
  • Aperture: ƒ/4
  • Shutter speed: 1/1000s
  • Focal length: 12.8mm
  • ISO: 80

2018-07-14   VIENNA STATE OPERA

By | 2018-07-14T16:08:24+00:00 July 14th, 2018|Vienna|

The illumination of the Vienna State Opera (“Staatsoper”) is one of the top photo spots. The location is between the Kärntner Straße and the Opernring, that’s the ultimate city center. There you are near to the Volksgarten, the Museum of Natural History and the Kunsthistorisches Museum. Even the shopping mile Mariahilfer Straße is only some hundred meters away. 

 

Post processed with: Photoshop

  • Camera: Pixel 2 XL
  • Aperture: ƒ/1.8
  • Shutter speed: 1/33s
  • Focal length: 4.459mm
  • ISO: 400

2018-07-13   TREES IN SAN FRANCISO

By | 2018-07-13T19:43:01+00:00 July 13th, 2018|USA|

This walking path is near the coast, west of the Golden Gate Bridge. I liked the trees with the jagged treetops; they gave a wild-romantic flair. We walked for about an hour on that pathway, where we got some spectacular views of the sea and the hills and landscape in the direction of Sausalito.

 

Post processed with: Photoshop

  • Camera: ILCE-7RM2
  • Aperture: ƒ/9
  • Shutter speed: 1/1250s
  • Focal length: 24mm
  • ISO: 640

2018-07-12   INSIDE A MOSQUE IN ABU DHABI

By | 2018-07-12T19:14:37+00:00 July 12th, 2018|Dubai|

It even impressed to watch the Sheikh Zayed Mosque from the inside. An artwork of gigantic proportions, a dream for shooting photos. There was no hindering, taking pictures, walking around, exploring, I think I was there for about 4 hours. I discovered the blue hour, the golden hour and the dimming of the night. 

 

Post processed with: Aurora, Photoshop

  • Camera: ILCE-7S
  • Aperture: ƒ/2.8
  • Shutter speed: 1/200s
  • Focal length: 14mm
  • ISO: 1600

2018-07-10   PIAZZA SAN MARCO IN THE NIGHT

By | 2018-07-10T18:39:15+00:00 July 10th, 2018|Italy|

I made a late night photo tour at Piazza San Marco and its surroundings. In the meantime, my wife and friends were sitting in an Italian bar and were drinking an Averna with ice and lemon slice. But I could not let slip the opportunities to take photos of Venice in the night. Mainly when I’m alone, I could use my tripod without any pressure to move on. However, in the end, I had my photos and attended the bar for a round of drinks.

 

Post processed with: Aurora, Photoshop

  • Camera: ILCE-7R
  • Aperture: ƒ/4
  • Shutter speed: 3.2s
  • Focal length: 70mm
  • ISO: 100

2018-07-09   VALLEY AND THE DOLOMITES

By | 2018-07-08T11:27:56+00:00 July 9th, 2018|Italy|

Taking the uphill road to 2990 meters to the parking place of the Three Peaks brings you to the starting point of an impressive mountain panorama. Choose the direction to the Three Peaks, and you will get this view which is a spectacular photo motive. I shot this photo during a light rain, but no problem with the waterproof Fuji X-T1. 

 

Post processed with: Aurora, Photoshop

  • Camera: X-T1
  • Aperture: ƒ/5.6
  • Shutter speed: 1/180s
  • Focal length: 34.5mm
  • ISO: 320

2018-07-08   DUBAI WATER SHOW

By | 2018-07-08T08:46:46+00:00 July 8th, 2018|Dubai|

Since I was visiting the Burj Khalifa before, I was in a hurry to reach the water show at the right time. After entering the ground floor, you need an additional 20 minutes to get out of the tower and position at the best spots for your photo journey. In the end, it worked out on the minute, and I could place my desired photo shots.

 

Post processed with: Aurora, Photoshop, Color Efex Pro

  • Camera: ILCE-7RM2
  • Aperture: ƒ/4
  • Shutter speed: 1/50s
  • Focal length: 70mm
  • ISO: 200

2018-07-07   STAIRWAY IN CHAMPAGNE CELLAR

By | 2018-07-07T11:20:27+00:00 July 7th, 2018|Vienna|

The photo shows a stairway up to more cellars in the Schlumberger cellar-exhibition in Vienna. There are dozens of vaults with millions of bricks. I recommend a visit during the summer months; it’s refreshingly cool inside.

 

Post processed with: Aurora, Photoshop

2018-07-06   NIGHTLY STREET IN SINGAPORE

By | 2018-07-06T17:48:03+00:00 July 6th, 2018|Singapore|

I do this in every city. Shooting streets in the night from a bridge, where the cars are approaching, and a dark sky tints the scenery. The different lights form the cars, street lamps, and industrial buildings, that’s urbanity, the atmosphere for electro-pop sound. Then I think of the German electronic band Kraftwerk with their song “Metropolis.”

 

Post processed with: Aurora, Photoshop

  • Camera: ILCE-7RM2
  • Aperture: ƒ/4
  • Shutter speed: 1/40s
  • Focal length: 40mm
  • ISO: 5000

2018-07-04   DOORS IN THE OLD TOWN OF COMO

By | 2018-07-04T17:45:27+00:00 July 4th, 2018|Generic|

This photo shows the view from inside the mansion where we had our room. The old town has narrow alleys, with a width for one car only driving one-way direction. The streets are cobbled in an Italian style, a beautiful area for walking around and taking espresso-shots or sitting in a restaurant and eating pizza with an Aperol Spritz.

 

Post processed with: Silver Efex Pro, Photoshop

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