About Cameras and Snails

SONY NEX-5 (18mm, f/6.3, 1/100 sec, ISO200) SONY DSC I have no idea why the EXIF data is displayed in this old fashioned way. I guess it has to do with the fact that I took this images with an old fashioned camera. But old...

Mountains, Worlds

FUJIFILM X-Pro2 (57.8mm, f/8, 1/1250 sec, ISO200) Sometimes the contrast in between one of my business destinations and my home is extreme. Like in this case. Currently I’m xc skiing in the Austrian Alps. This week we experience a cold wave all over Austria. A...

My favourite 3 Fuji lenses

FUJIFILM X-Pro2 (14mm, f/4, 1/1000 sec, ISO200) There is no such thing as one truth when it comes to lenses. At the end it is a very personal thing. Here I want to share my favourite Fuji lenses and why I prefer them over the...

Bird on the Handrail

FUJIFILM X-Pro2 (280.4mm, f/5.2, 1/1000 sec, ISO2000) Sometimes all it takes to find nice subjects is to look outside your window. That plus a long lens. A couple of years ago I was seriously into bird photography. I used to shoot with a Nikon D1...

Another Year Over

FUJIFILM X-Pro2 (35mm, f/2, 1/125 sec, ISO320) Well almost. Just one more week. Time to look back and ahead. Looking back: 2017 was annoying, entertaining, boring, fun, horrible, beautiful, exciting, stressful, breathtaking and everything in between. Looking ahead: Tomorrow is Christmas. So Merry Christmas to...

The First Five Years with Fuji X

FUJIFILM X-Pro1 (35mm, f/5, 1/680 sec, ISO200) Exactly five years ago I have made a terrible mistake. I bought a second hand Fuji X Pro-1 together with the XF 18/2 R and the XF 35/1.4 R. Since then nothing remained the same. Of course it...

No Fairytale in Mumbai

FUJIFILM X-Pro2 (23mm, f/5.6, 1/210 sec, ISO200) Last time in Mumbai this was the view from my hotel room: A slum. Not the first time but this one was different. Mumbai is one of the biggest cities in the world with a population of more...

The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

FUJIFILM X-T1 (25.4mm, f/8, 1/7 sec, ISO200) I know sometimes I use too many words in my blog post. But not this time! In this article I will keep it short. I will describe the good, the bad and the ugly of the primes  from...

Hunting for the next moment on the street – Craig Whitehead

While shooting street photography, Craig Whitehead wants his images to convey the feeling he is trying to capture. Perhaps even more important than technical knowledge, Craig says that a photographer should be driven by instinct and go for the images one wants to make, and...

Happy ISO 10.000 Meal!

FUJIFILM X-Pro2 (16mm, f/4, 1/500 sec, ISO10000) I took this shot while we had breakfast at Carls Jr. It’s nothing special but it’s very special at the same time. I set aperture to f4 to allow for some depth of field but I didn’t recognise...