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2019-10-17 THE OLD TRAIN STATION

These old stations always remind me of the Westerns by Sergio Leone, where the villains are still waiting for the arrival of the train, where the nervousness rises, and tension is in the air. Background music in the air. Often under a blazing hot sun. Like here on the photo the station of Huntsville, Canada.

 

Post processed with: Silver Efex Pro, Photoshop 2019

  • Camera: ILCE-6000
  • Aperture: ƒ/4.5
  • Shutter speed: 1/400s
  • Focal length: 55mm
  • ISO: 100
By |2019-10-12T15:44:06+01:00October 16th, 2019|Canada|0 Comments

2019-10-07 THE LAST CHAT BEFORE THE DEPARTURE

The conductor is often a one-man-show for all activities that occur during a train journey. From the signpost to the guide, from the drinks seller to the signalman, at least always good to have a conductor on the train. Here at a train station in Huntsville, Canada.

  • Camera: ILCE-6000
  • Aperture: ƒ/4.5
  • Shutter speed: 1/100s
  • Focal length: 55mm
  • ISO: 160
By |2019-10-06T17:43:28+01:00October 7th, 2019|Canada|0 Comments

2019-10-06 THE DENSE FORESTS OF CANADA

I was not far enough in the country to see the rough wilderness, mountains, and wildlife in Canada. However, I visited the Algonquin National Park, which is relatively flat, with many lakes and dense forests. For a one day tour, I can recommend renting a canoe and paddle along the vast lakes, surrounded by trees. From Toronto, it’s a 300-kilometer drive. On the way there you will see fewer buildings, more wooden houses, and more countryside inns and restaurants when you approach the park.

 

Post processed with: Aurora 2019, Photoshop 2019

  • Camera: ILCE-6000
  • Aperture: ƒ/4.5
  • Shutter speed: 1/500s
  • Focal length: 55mm
  • ISO: 100
By |2019-10-05T17:43:20+01:00October 6th, 2019|Canada|0 Comments

2019-01-30   DRAMA AT THE FALLS

All ingredients for a drama-picture, the falls, haze and fog, a rainbow, the boat in wild water and flying seagulls. I was standing on an observation deck as all those proceedings happened at once. It was on the Canadian side of the Niagara Falls, which offer a better view than the US. Some wet haze was also on my camera, but my Sony A7S survived without damage.

 

Post processed with: Aurora 2019, Photoshop 2019

  • Camera: ILCE-7S
  • Aperture: ƒ/6.3
  • Shutter speed: 1/160s
  • Focal length: 24mm
  • ISO: 100
By |2019-01-29T20:30:15+01:00January 30th, 2019|Canada|0 Comments

2018-12-01   COMBINING THE OLD WITH THE NEW

Often you see the combination with old and new styles in the interior design, walls with old bricks and cables, completed with brushed stainless steel, aluminum, and glass elements. For higher skyscrapers, you have to go to Toronto at least, to see a raw-brick building with a glass tower integrated.

 

Post processed with: Aurora, Photoshop

  • Camera: ILCE-7R
  • Aperture: ƒ/4
  • Shutter speed: 1/2000s
  • Focal length: 70mm
  • ISO: 160
By |2018-12-01T09:43:38+01:00December 1st, 2018|Canada|0 Comments

2018-09-08   THE WIDE AREA OF THE FALLS

I was impressed that the Niagara Falls are two falls. One of it on the Canadian side and the other on the American side. The whole area is more significant than I thought. Often I have seen many Youtube videos, pictures and documentaries of sight, and then I am a bit disappointed when I am standing before the attraction. The opposite was true with the Niagara Falls, more excitement and spectacle than I have imagined.

 

Post processed with: Aurora, Photoshop

  • Camera: ILCE-7S
  • Aperture: ƒ/6.3
  • Shutter speed: 1/160s
  • Focal length: 24mm
  • ISO: 100
By |2018-09-06T21:34:31+01:00September 7th, 2018|Canada|0 Comments

2018-08-20   THANK YOU FOR THE MUSIC

Thank you for the music and thank you for the show, magnificent and spectacular Cirque Du Soleil. Seen in the hometown, in the tent in Toronto. With my camera at the ready, I tried to catch the decisive moments. I had to balance the right mixture from ISO, shutter speed, and f-stops, because of the dim lights, the movements on the stage and my situation with the hand-held camera.

 

Post processed with: Aurora, Photoshop

  • Camera: LEICA X VARIO (Typ 107)
  • Aperture: ƒ/3.5
  • Shutter speed: 1/30s
  • Focal length: 18mm
  • ISO: 1600
By |2018-08-19T18:01:40+01:00August 19th, 2018|Canada|0 Comments

2017-11-28  TORONTO WITH THE IPHONE

I was at the Comic-Con, watching Star Wars troopers and Manga-comics. Then there were three hours spare time before I met with my wife again. I used a tourist coupon for a harbor cruise.  Since it was very hectic before I entered the boat, I had only my iPhone with me. My self-proclaimed challenge was shooting photos of the boat trip with my iPhone. From time to time I like it to be restricted to only one tool and try to get the best out of it.  😎

Post processed with: Luminar, Photoshop CC 2018

  • Camera: iPhone 6 Plus
  • Aperture: ƒ/2.2
  • Shutter speed: 1/2300s
  • Focal length: 4.15mm
  • ISO: 32
By |2017-11-27T20:04:57+01:00November 28th, 2017|Canada|0 Comments

2017-11-18  TORONTO FROM THE CN TOWER

Toronto is a power-metropolis, 10-lane streets, excellent infrastructure, a vibrant city. Modern buildings, many young an hip residents. From CN tower you get a great view of the city area. In three days I saw Cirque du Soleil, Comic-Con with Stan Lee, sightseeing with a speedboat. 😎

Post processed with: Aurora, Luminar, Photoshop

  • Camera: ILCE-7R
  • Aperture: ƒ/9
  • Shutter speed: 1/60s
  • Focal length: 15mm
  • ISO: 500
By |2017-11-17T21:47:01+01:00November 18th, 2017|Canada|0 Comments

2017-11-15  HUNTSVILLE IN CANADA, THE TOWN WITH THE LAKE

It is a funny thing in Huntsville, the lake is part of the city, and many residents use boats for shopping and dining. My wife Karin and I were sitting in a restaurant at a big nachos-cheese bowl, as many guests were berthing whit their vessels at that jetty on the photo.  🙂 It was shot with Sony A7R, Sony Distagon T* 24mm f/2 ZA SSM Lens and LA-EA4 adapter.

Post processed with: Aurora 2018, Photoshop CC 2018

  • Camera: ILCE-7R
  • Aperture: ƒ/7.1
  • Shutter speed: 1/15s
  • Focal length: 24mm
  • ISO: 100
By |2017-11-14T21:01:49+01:00November 15th, 2017|Canada|0 Comments

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