Today, the Weather was quite awful. It was kind of cold, and it rained all the time. And even though that Rain was much needed , it also limited my photographic Options. My Camera is not Weather Proof in any way, and I also do not want to use my Phone for just about anything… Continue reading Good Fotos in bad Weather.
Today, I went to the Gym for the second time since it reopened. It was so awesome! I had missed it a lot. However, being able to go back to the Gym will not mean that I am going to be outdoors less. It really does not. So after today’s Session at the Gym, I… Continue reading More Video.
Yesterday, I took a few Fotos with my new iPhone 11 to compare them to my Camera in a fun little competition. Today, I decided to go out and shoot a short Video with it. To shoot the Video, I used two Apps, FilMic Pro and FilMic DoubleTake. I filmed in Log and also with… Continue reading Filming with my iPhone.
Smartphone Cameras nowadays are the best they have ever been. And since I just got a new one, I decided to pitch it against my trusty Canon M5 in a fun little shootout. And I can definitely say that Image Quality is definitely getting there. Dynamic Range really is not even close, but the Phone… Continue reading Phone vs Camera.
Today, I was in Düna just to the south of Osterode to try and find some beautiful red Poppies to shoot. Spoiler Alert: I did not get lucky. The Field that was a full of Wheat last Year was just a big old yard of Grass today, and there were absolutely no Poppies to be… Continue reading Back in Düna.
I really love the Harz. But due to the immense Heat and the lack of Rain in the past few Years, a lot of the local Fir Trees were unable to defend themselves against the common Bark Beetle. And because of that, there are a lot of dead Trees in the Harz. And while the… Continue reading Mein Stück Harz.
A few Days ago, I hiked up to the Achtermannshöhe near Oderbrück all by my lonesome. On the second half of my Hike, I also shot some Video. And that was also where the Quality of my Fotos started to drop. That is because my cheap VND Filter added a green cast to pretty much… Continue reading The Achtermannshöhe Video.
I really like it to Hike in the Harz. But as with anything, preparation is key. And that also means bringing the right Gear. And while I do not need a lot of it, I do have my Essentials. My Wandernadel Pouch. The most important piece of my Kit is definitely my Wandernadel Pouch. In… Continue reading My Hiking Kit.
Today was a Holiday here in Germany. And I went Hiking to the Achtermannshöhe in the Harz. The Parking Lot was packed with Cars, but luckily, the Trail was quite empty. I started my Journey in Oderbrück. That is just a little south of Torfhaus. From there, the Path took me through the Forest right… Continue reading Hiking to the Achtermannshöhe.
I really do like Pocket Knives. They are very versatile Tools that every good Explorer should have, even you just use it to cut up some tasty Sausages. A while ago, I bought my first new Pocket Knife after going quite a while without having one. But I totally forgot to also order a Knife… Continue reading Another Pocket Knife.