Monthly Archives: October 2018

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2018-10-19   HONG KONG VIEW TO THE SKY

By | 2018-10-18T20:56:44+00:00 October 18th, 2018|Hong Kong|

In Hong Kong sometimes a sky-spot is only possible surrounded by skyscrapers. With my camera adjusted I was on the road and caught the city-scenes. I think the town is more crowded with higher buildings than New York, so you don’t have to search too long, for dramatic photos.

 

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2018-10-18   GARDENS BY THE BAY NIGHT TOUR

By | 2018-10-17T20:30:24+00:00 October 17th, 2018|Singapore|

After doing my photo shots of the Gardens by the Bay on the observation deck, I went down to visit the area. At the entry, there is a visitor’s map to get on overview of the sections with the Supertree Grove or Flower Dome. The constructors and designers attached great value to details, on the photo you can see a simple route between attractions with a stylish roof and colorful flowers.

 

Post processed with: Aurora, Photoshop

  • Camera: ILCE-7RM2
  • Aperture: ƒ/4
  • Shutter speed: 1/40s
  • Focal length: 53mm
  • ISO: 5000

2018-10-16   NIGHTLY WALK IN VERONA II

By | 2018-10-15T19:08:42+00:00 October 16th, 2018|Italy|

Then the walking tour brought us on the Piazza delle Erbe, the center of the old town. A place which combines all the styling and art of Italy in a concentrated form which shows at its buildings, wells, restaurants and cafes. 

 

Post processed with: Aurora, Photoshop

  • Camera: ILCE-7RM2
  • Aperture: ƒ/4
  • Shutter speed: 1/40s
  • Focal length: 30mm
  • ISO: 4000

2018-10-15   NIGHTLY WALK IN VERONA

By | 2018-10-14T20:09:14+00:00 October 14th, 2018|Italy|

My wife Karin got angry from time to time during our nightly walk through Verona, because I had to stop on nearly every corner to take photos. But you have to use the opportunities; when shops and restaurants are closing already, you have the city lying before you to go all in for photo shooting. Use the dim light in Italian towns which give unique blend to the buildings and architecture.

 

Post processed with: Aurora 2019, Photoshop

  • Camera: ILCE-7RM2
  • Aperture: ƒ/4
  • Shutter speed: 1/8s
  • Focal length: 24mm
  • ISO: 4000

2018-10-14   AQUARIUM SAN FRANCISCO

By | 2018-10-13T15:57:08+00:00 October 13th, 2018|USA|

Looking like the aisles in a futuristic starship, the styling of the San Francisco Aquarium is one of a kind. A cool location for visiting, best with your kids or friends to get an experience of education, surprise and excitement. And don’t forget your wide angle lens.

 

Post processed with: Aurora, Photoshop

  • Camera: ILCE-7S
  • Aperture: ƒ/2.8
  • Shutter speed: 1/60s
  • Focal length: 14mm
  • ISO: 25600

2018-10-12   ART MUSEUM VIENNA IN THE NIGHT

By | 2018-10-11T18:25:50+00:00 October 11th, 2018|Austria|

Once a year there is an event called “Long night of the museums” in Vienna. All museums are open from Saturday 6 pm to Sunday at 1 am. A neat idea compared to the early closing times, museums usually have. And the whole experience with one entry card for about € 12. I took my camera equipment and visited four different museums. I grabbed a wide angle lens and my Sigma 35mm Art lens with the low f-number 1.4 for the shots in the gloomy light. The first visit was at the Vienna Museum for Applied Art (MAK) which you can see on the photo. 

 

Post processed with: Aurora 2019, Photoshop

  • Camera: ILCE-7S
  • Aperture: ƒ/2.8
  • Shutter speed: 1/15s
  • Focal length: 14mm
  • ISO: 160

2018-10-10   ON A SUNDAY AFTERNOON

By | 2018-10-09T18:46:42+00:00 October 10th, 2018|Generic|

I did a hiking tour with my wife on a Sunday afternoon. We got lost while walking through some gardens and had to cross railroad tracks trudging through the grit. After entering a country lane, I saw that rainbow stretching over the houses and gardens. It lasted only for seconds; I took my Leica X Vario and I was lucky enough to catch two shots with the rainbow in its full splendor.

 

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2018-10-09   TV TOWER IN PRAGUE

By | 2018-10-07T16:07:40+00:00 October 8th, 2018|Prague|

The Zizkov Television Tower represents a unique design. Built in the communist area, it got one of the landmarks in Prague; it stands high above the city’s skyline. It’s relatively cheap to get up, (e.g., compared to the Empire State Building 🙂 ). Worth a visit, I would plan it as a fixed spot on a Prague journey. With good weather, you get a view of the endless sea of Prague’s buildings in all four cardinal directions.

 

Post processed with: Aurora, Photoshop

  • Camera: ILCE-7RM2
  • Aperture: ƒ/4
  • Shutter speed: 1/2500s
  • Focal length: 26mm
  • ISO: 250

2018-10-08   ALLEY IN SAINT TROPEZ

By | 2018-10-07T16:08:05+00:00 October 7th, 2018|France|

In Europe the city Saint Tropez got its famous name from the actors Brigitte Bardot and Louis de Funes, nowadays these names are more or less forgotten. On my Tour de France, I gave the city a try. There is a walking promenade with many yachts and high prices. It’s ok for a 1 to 2-day trip. I can recommend an Indian restaurant named “Gandhi”, excellent food and courteous service. 

 

Post processed with: Aurora 2019, Photoshop

  • Camera: Pixel 2 XL
  • Aperture: ƒ/1.8
  • Shutter speed: 1/161s
  • Focal length: 4.459mm
  • ISO: 50

2018-10-07   SUNSET AT THE LAKE

By | 2018-10-06T09:19:53+00:00 October 6th, 2018|Austria|

With only 3,5 hours driving time to Carinthia from my hometown Vienna, I get many photo opportunities at the region of the Wörther See. Lovely villages and smooth hills surround the lake. You can catch moody photos with the unique atmosphere of lake, hills, and sunset with some people left on the beach drinking their last glass of Prosecco. 

 

Post processed with: Aurora 2019, Photoshop

  • Camera: LEICA X VARIO (Typ 107)
  • Aperture: ƒ/6.4
  • Shutter speed: 1/1250s
  • Focal length: 46mm
  • ISO: 100

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