Tag Archives: Travel

Travel Lab for Film Development

Travel Lab Film Dev

As mentioned in one of the last pots, for my work in Thailand I just brought two film cameras. No digital. On the one hand it is simplistic. On the other hand … Shooting film cameras on longer travels will bring you a “new” set of problems to solve compared to digital photography. On the […]

Instagram Thailand Sangkhlaburi

Instagram Reloaded

While shooting in Thailand for a little while, I decided to restart posting images on Instagram again – though not really being a big fan of the photo platform. But for next half a year of shooting I only packed medium format film cameras, the Mamiya RB67 (see previous post) as well as a Holga 120. […]

Time moves of relative scales

The Relative Speed of Time

Time moves with relative speed. Your time and mine. No worries, we are not going to study physics nor will we dig into Einstein’s theories about relativity. We are photographers trying to improve the workflow of your our photography. For us the speed of time is a major factor worth to have a closer look […]

Testing the GoPro 4 in Venice

Testing GoPro 4 in Low Light

A project needs documentation. Since this task is not my favorite part of work I was looking for a simple point and shoot kind of solution with video capability. Ok, slightly extreme video capability was a major must. In the end I opted for a GoPro. As a first step I headed out for challenging […]


Best Weather for Shooting Colors

Before starting with the blog post let me write a line about the featured image. All of you having visited Iceland and having taken a bath in the famous Blue Lagoon have been very close to this awesome place already. From the main road it is just a 15 minute ride to the south, well […]

My Photo Bag Travel

What is in my Photo Bag – Travel Setup

Since I am asked this question from time to time eventually now I give up – means writing up a quick post about what’s in my photo bag. At first certainly the piece of storage highly depends on the shoot I am going for. ‎Since mostly I do travel related stuff I often opt for […]

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Saving Images on Travel Workflow

All photographers have to deal with their own special problems in their daily workflow. We travel photographers mostly have to deal with quite a quantity of images to be kept in order somehow during a longer trip. Each photographer has his own workflow, here’s mine. Preventing for getting confused and ending up deleting filed by […]

Monastery Mar Musa Syria

Middle East Treasures

This year I made myself an early Christmas present – by pure chance. Sorting and cleaning up my files on various drives today I stumbled upon these three treasures from ancient times, kind of. Those days, way back in the year 2003, I had been off to Syria for learning Arabic. Sticking with me, as […]

Buying Guide for a Travel Camera Lenses Tripod

Camera, Lenses, Tripod for Travel

Buying New Camera and Lenses Guide – A travel photographer’s perspective. Plenty of websites give advice which camera and lenses exactly you should buy. Since I doubt one should point out a “perfect” brand or model for everybody, let us take a look on the topic from the angle of a travel photographer. DSLR, mirrorless […]


Take Your Time – Increase Quota of Keepers

Photography is time consuming. But let me talk about the opposite first. Here in Venice I see hundreds of visitors a day not even stopping for taking a photo. They shoot while walking and passing a sight. Yes, there might be a chance of having an outstanding image later, who knows? I personally prefer the […]


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