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.
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.
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.
Sometimes it is a lot of fun to just go outside and take Fotos of random things. I really like to do that every now and then. Taking Fotos of your everyday surroundings is also a good way to hone your Skills as a Photographer. That way, you learn to see the world with different… Continue reading Just take Fotos.
I usually edit my Fotos in Lightroom, and I will continue continue doing that. But after a long time with no real Changes to my Style I recently grew more and more dissatisfied with my Fotos. That is why I played around for quite a while today editing one Foto over and over, even going… Continue reading Changing how I edit.
Recently, I advanced from the Silver Wandernadel to the Golden one. It took me quite a bit longer than getting from Bronze to Silver, but in the end I managed. This is my Journey. I got my first Stamp towards the Golden Wandernadel during a University Field Trip. I was an awesome Experience discovering the… Continue reading HWN: Silver to Gold.
Last week, I got my 24th Wandernadel Stamp. Coincidentally that is also the number of Stamps required to get the Golden Wandernadel. Back then, the Tourist Information had already closed though, and I was unable to purchase the corresponding Pin. Today, that was different. I managed to get there before 3pm and got what I… Continue reading Wandernadel Level 3