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recent-events-2017

recent-events-2017

recent-events-2017
Munich Fall Infraphotography

Munich Fall Infraphotography

 
Stonehenge – England

Stonehenge – England

Revisiting Stonehenge after 20 years.The remarkable feat of engineering—some of the stones came from dozens of miles away—and acts like a huge astronomical calendar, aligned with the summer and winter equinox and still keeping track of the moon after more than 5,000 years.
recent-events-2016

recent-events-2016

After 2015, the year 2016 may break Europe, through unsustainable politics. The year of the Fire Monkey  … 2016, …     Ambitious and adventurous, but irritable.
recent-events-2015 Travel Haunted and magic Languedoc-Roussillon

recent-events-2015 Travel Haunted and magic Languedoc-Roussillon

This year we travelled through the haunted and magic Languedoc-Roussillon, where I followed the footsteps of the Esclarmonde de Foix and the heretic Cathars. In Languedoc-Roussillon Cathar castles, Templar Abbeys and Châteaus inspire powerful myths, major mysteries, complex religious history, symbols of psychological relevance and – also significant pseudo-history. There are lots of stories about...
recent-events-2015

recent-events-2015

  This year was strangely calm. Most for the with lost of ups and down. Lots of travel, but again this year just Europe.  

Webcams auf den astronomischen Beobachtungsplätzen in unseren Breiten

  Webcams auf den astronomischen Beobachtungsplätzen in unseren Breiten Webcam-Blick über die Dächer von München-Neuhausen  Webcam-Blick  im Hintergrund der Taubenberg und (bei klarem Wetter) das Mangfallgebirge Webcam-Blick zum Wendelstein (nur bei klarer Sicht) Hohen Peissenberg Silvretta, 2030m    Edelweißspitze, Panoromawebcam Edelweißspitze,Webcam 2, 2600m Hochsölden 2090-2700m Söldenpanoramacam Oberes Sudelfeld , 1200m Wendelstein Adelegg, Allgäu, 1100m Allgäu und Oberschwaben, ca. 700m Römerstein, Donnstetten (Schwäbische Alb)ca....
The magic of outstanding pictures – quality methodology and communication theory

The magic of outstanding pictures – quality methodology and communication theory

As a photographer, your eye is your lens. This essay gives a basic understanding, why excellent pictures (paintings or  photographs) succeed. After you start exploring the world with this  mindset, you’ll find that you automatically begin to see things differently.  I got the idea from an excellent book of the Swiss photographer Martin Zurmuehle, “The...
recent-events-2014

recent-events-2014

This year we traveled for three weeks in Languedoc-Roussillon, where we followed the footsteps of the Templars and the heretic Cathars. In Languedoc-Roussillon Cathar castles and Templar remains, Abbeys and Châteaus are inspired by powerful myths , major mysteries, complex religious history, symbols of psychological relevance and – also significant pseudo-history. There a lots of...
IR photography with a Canon 60 DA - Munich in infrared

IR photography with a Canon 60 DA – Munich in infrared

A few days ago, I began experimenting with infrared, or IR, photography (mostly city landscapes). Besides normal photography, I am astro-photographer with a Canon 60Da camera. All I needed was an Hoya ND72 infrared filter. To sum it up, for me the 60Da covers infrared light quite nicely, despite contradictory remarks. I am still a...
My Astronomy Class - First Pictures

My Astronomy Class – First Pictures

This picture of Orion was imaged on Thursday evening 20th Feb 2014 a Canon 5 D Mark II DSLR with an 50 mm 1.4 and is a stack of 4 X 3  sec (1 not 30) exposures because of light pollution. Cold came in fast, so I was lucky to get this many. Stacked with...
recent-events-2013

recent-events-2013

This year was full of transitions. Most for the better like the semi-retirement, some sad (I lost my good old BMW) and some with lost of ups and down like running a quarter of Munich for the new party in Germany the AfD. Lots of travel, but this year just Europe.