These walls won’t come tumbling down… JVA München, Abteilung Frauen und Jugend (Munich Correctional Facility, directorate women and youth). (Fujifilm X-T1, Fujinon XF56mmF1.2R @ F14, 1/500 sec., ISO 200) https://dailypost.wordpress.com/dp_photo_challenge/wall/
So, here comes part 2 of my adventures in Berlin with the X-T1 and the XF56mmf1.2 R which turned to be my favourite lens during the last weeks. This time I tried to make monochrome magic work for me. For those who care about processing details: all shots were made in colour (mostly with VELVIA film simulation) and were converted to black and white…
The top of the Dianatempel (Temple of Diana) in the center of the Hofgarten, Munich. … Die Kuppel des Dianatempels im Zentrum des Hofgartens, München. Fujifilm X-Pro1, Fujinon XC50-230mm @ F11, 1/320 sec. ISO 400
My first entry for this weeks photo challenge. Shot on the location of Zeche Zollverein (Colliery Zollverein) in my former hometown Essen, once the biggest coalmine in the world. I have spent a whole daytime there shooting recently. Without exageration I can say that it was quite a fruitful day. I will post much more of this in the future and at that opportunity…
You’ve got it. The Olympic Stadium once more. The last one for this week I promise. Have a closer look if you like. In this landscape of steel and plastic nature reclaimed a small spot for itself. Can you detect it? … Ihr habt’s erfasst. Das Olympiastadion mal wieder. Zum letzten Mal in dieser Woche. Versprochen. Schaut es Euch doch einmal genauer an, wenn…
A detail of Munich’s Olympic Stadium for this week’s photo challenge again. I just couldn’t resist. … Und noch ein Detail des Münchner Olympiastadions für die Photo Challenge dieser Woche. Ich konnte einfach nicht widerstehen. Fujifilm X-Pro 1, Fujinon XF 35mm @ F8, 1/1.000 sec., ISO 800
When it comes to architecture in Munich you just can’t ignore the Olympic Stadium. Opened to the public in 1972 it’s still one of the biggest attractions and still one of my favourite locations round here. … Wenn man über Architektur in München spricht, kommt man am Olympiastadion von 1972 einfach nicht vorbei. Das Stadion und der umliegende Olympiapark gehören nachwievor zu den populärsten…
The BMW triple towers in the north of Munich. Canon EOS 7d, Canon EF-S 17-55mm f/2.8 © 35mm, F8, 1/160 sec., ISO 200
A pedestrian bridge at Munich’s Franz-Josef-Strauss Airport at 1 am. Canon EOS 7d, Tokina AT-X 11-16mm/2.8 @ 11mm, F5.6, 1/10 sec., ISO 1600
This will always file amongst the Top Ten of all the pictures I did. Shot almost from the hip back in august last year with my then permanent accompanist the Fuji X100 when strolling down market street in San Francisco. What a strong tool that camera was… Fujifilm X100 @ F8, 1/125 sec., ISO 100
The entrance of the Bayerische Staatsbibliothek (Bavarian State Library) on Ludwigstrasse, Munich. The statues are representing Homer and Thukydides. There are two other statues showing Aristoteles and Hippokrates on the left and on the right of the entrance. Fujifilm X-Pro 1, Fujinon XC 50-230mm @ 50mm, F5.6, 1/125 sec., ISO 1600
Some business center windows in London, near Tower Bridge. Fujifilm X-Pro1, Fujinon XF 35mm F1.4 R. F4, 1/400 sec., ISO 800.
Today’s focus is fixed to San Fran’s architecture, as you probably assumed by reading the headline. Not much more to say. Have a look.
Yes, I did another extreme low angle shooting on a high rise business building. But this time it wasn’t the beloved O2-Tower. Actually, this is just one of the digital test shots. The real thing was done with my analog panoramic camera.
I’m a little bit obsessed about the architecture of the O2-Tower here. This one was shot handheld using a radical perspective. (FUJI G617, ILFORD Delta 100)
We’re getting well structured and symnetric with this panorama-shot of a logistics company in Ueberherrn near Voelklingen, Saarland. (Fuji GX 617 w/ f5.6 / 90 mm, Ilford Delta 100)
Shot in an underground garage in the Olympic Village in Munich. (Fuji G617, heavily overdued Kodak E100)
Dear friends and readers, today I’m heading off to San Fran and the bay area for a two week vacancy. To be exact my plane and this post are taking off in the very same minute. If you should presume that I will carry tons of photographic gear on my shoulder when I just should relaxe and enjoy summer holiday I have to tell…
Actually I don’t remember where exactly in Hong Kong this was. Hope you like it anyway. Mamiya Universal Press with standard lens f2.8 / 100mm, Ilford FP4.
Kowloon and Hong Kong Island on a foggy day. Seen from the fabulous viewpoint Victoria Peak, Tai Ping Shan (Mountain of Great Peace).
The famous Ruinas (de la Catedral) de San Pablo in Macao. Probably one of the most coveted photographic scenes there. Even though I only stayed for one day in Macao back then in 1997 I had a feeling that the general ambiance was totally different to Hong Kong. Whilst Hong Kong to me was Asian through and through I sometimes felt like being somewhere…
Industrial climbers fixing some illuminated decoration at a high rise building in Hong Kong’s central business district. (Mamiya Universal Press w/ f2.8/100 mm and 6×7 G-Type back, Ilford FP4)
Oh dear, another photo of the day forfeited yesterday… I’m actually plundering my archives so here comes some really old stuff. Today’s capture dates back to 1997 when I visited Hong Kong and Macao. Hong Kong already went back to China about half a year earlier and Macao was soon to follow. The only camera I had with me was my big, bulky medium…
The Jexhof, a traditional Bavarian farm in the surroundings of Munich. Now a folksy museum showing peasant life around 1900.
The Residenz, Museum für Ägyptische Kunst (Museum for Egyptian Art), Hofgarten, Munich.