Archive for the 'Inspiration' Category

Just recently I returned from one week in northern Spain. I was visiting the Costa Quebrada near Santander and some close-by landscapes. During that week, not once did I get a glowing sunrise or sunset to photograph. Years ago this would have frustrated me. But I have since learned how to take spectacular photos even[…]

It’s easy to fill whole books describing ways to compose a photo, rules to apply and things to avoid. In this article and the accompanying video I’ll just talk about a very certain technique, which can be used to create dynamic compositions. The technique is very simple and works especially when using a wide angle[…]

My favorite Photos of 2015

December 29th, 2015

Another year is nearly past and besides a Camera upgrade to the 5DsR it also brought some new photos to my portfolio. And I was able to release two new post processing tutorials. Unlike last year I didn’t travel so far. I stayed in Europe for my photography trips and visited southern France and Portugal.[…]

My favorite Photos of 2014

December 20th, 2014

2014 is nearly over and it’s time to take a look back and select 10 favorites from the photos I took this year. As every year I tried to find some new locations to photograph, especially nearby. I found those in Franconia’s beautiful cities Nürnberg, Bamberg and Würzburg. But I also returned to places, which[…]

Bad weather and Photography

February 21st, 2010

Well I think every landscape photographer knows it. Often when we are planning for a nice sunset or morning shoot the weather just doesn’t play along. So what can we make out of a clouded, rainy sky. The following post contains some suggestions. For one thing if we’re near the sea a clouded sky doesn’t[…]