DTM 2017

Last weekend I took the Flixbus to Mannheim, but just to get to the hostel. Because Mannheim clearly wasn’t my goal. It took so long, over 9 hours. And the bus was always late. So I barely arrived in time to check into my room.

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IAA 2017

Yesterday, I woke up very early to get to Frankfurt am Main with a few friends. Our goal was the international auto fair, also called IAA. We arrived at the parking garage around 10 am.

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About spare batteries.

Batteries are probably the second most important thing after memory cards. You can have your camera ready, or you’ve been shooting for a while, and suddenly the viewfinder information panel, or the EVF when you’re on mirrorless, goes blank.

I’m sure I’m not the only one who ever ran into this problem: An empty battery.

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Burning through film & the adapter.

Yesterday was a vintage car fair in my hometown. It’s an annual thing. There are loads of cool cars. I love it.

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Why you should always take spare memory cards with you.

Nowadays, there’s probably nothing more important to digital photography than those little plastic things called memory cards. Except for maybe the camera itself. It doesn’t really matter what kind of card you use. Without one, your camera and your fully charged battery don’t matter. You just won’t take any shots.

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A day of analog vibes.

Yesterday, I visited a local flea market with the hope of finding myself an addition to my analog collection. There were plenty of cameras available, but I was out of luck, most of them weren’t in working order. And I have no idea how to fix a camera. So I left the flea market to finish the roll of Kodacolor 200 I had in my Pentax ME.

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I love flying around.

I’ve been to my home counties annual airfield fest yesterday. As always on a Saturday, there really wasn’t much to do. So I decided to go on a sightseeing flight. The price tag said 35€, and since I really enjoy flying, I stepped on board a Cessna.

After I paid the fee of course.

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