• A week in film recipes #5: Kodak Ektachrome 100SW

    A week in film recipes #5: Kodak Ektachrome 100SW

    East German is weather is currently a melange of different kinds of grey interspersed by light rain and uncomfortable winds. That is a typical Berlin winter for you and it has been this since November last year. Which means that there was not much photography to be done. As I am not allowed to enter […]


  • My life in cameras part 14: Fujifilm X70

    My life in cameras part 14: Fujifilm X70

    After buying and selling the Fujifilm XQ2 within three months I still “needed” a small and easily portable camera. As I wrote in an earlier blog post after my purchase of the XQ2: This brings me to the reasons for buying this small camera. I often take images before or after work and I do […]


  • The skeleton of documentary photography

    The skeleton of documentary photography

    What I do is most accurately described as documentary photography. It is similar to photojournalism or street photography. It differs from the former by not being focused on current events and from the latter by not being focused on people, although it can cover both. What it has in common is a certain style of […]


  • Running and shooting

    Running and shooting

    On my way back home, highly caffeinated and in good spirits. Camera in my hand, settings fixed and here we go. No plan, no preparation, just walking, seeing, shooting and never standing still. Always in motion, in flow and letting the scenes and people just enter my mind. A hyperactive variant of the photo walk. […]


  • Photopresso ☕ #17: “this is something”

    Photopresso ☕ #17: “this is something”

    “Photopresso ☕”: Three photos, logic, satire and safety We must do something. This is something. Therefore, we must do this.


  • Photopresso ☕ #16: “Feuerbach-Triptych”

    Photopresso ☕ #16: “Feuerbach-Triptych”

    “Photopresso ☕”: One three photo, one haiku-style poem, always some thoughts Going down togetherDesigning togetherEating together


  • Photopresso ☕ #15: “Gothic”

    Photopresso ☕ #15: “Gothic”

    “Photopresso ☕”: One photo, one haiku-style poem, always some thoughts GothicConference1000 years


  • Durch die Straßen rennen…..

    Durch die Straßen rennen…..

    Auf dem Rückweg, hochgradig koffeiniert und gut gelaunt. Kamera in der Hand, alles fest eingestellt und los geht es. Ohne Plan, ohne Vorbereitung einfach laufen, sehen, fotografieren und möglichst nicht stehen bleiben. Immer in Bewegung, immer im Flow und einfach die Umgebung und die Menschen wirken lassen. Sozusagen die hyperaktive Variante eines Fotospaziergangs … oh […]


  • Photopresso ☕ #13: “car lot”

    Photopresso ☕ #13: “car lot”

    “Photopresso ☕”: One photo, one haiku-style poem, always some thoughts car lot, what an adventurous placebut today, more parents and children on the playgroundpremium living and cargo bikeswas everything better in the past?I think our adventures were

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