whilst slowly and steadily regaining control over my Injured ankle, memories of a challenging trek in the Eastern Himalays four years ago resurface. Climbing out of a tent during a snow storm, changing route several times, and craving like a wild, untamed animal for hot food out of sheer exhaustion…. looking at this image makes […]
I’ve always been a tea lover, grew my knowledge from over-perfumed cheap quality Earl Grey into the more subtle realms of aged Pu Er from Yunnan and AliShan from Taiwan
still need to practise to get a straight panorama – but for the heck of it , its nice 🙂
I have been lusting to visit a Japanese rock garden for many years, actually decades. Finally a chance to go there and “inhale” it.
seit vielen vielen Jahren wuensche ich mir, nach Kyoto zu reisen, dort DEN Steingarten mit DEN Mustern und DEN Bonsai-Gewuechsen reinzuziehen. So alles klappt, sollt’s in einer Woche soweit sein…….. dann noch was aus China: “a superior person does not hasten to achieve results” – die wussten schon vor ein paar Tausend Jahren wie’s geht (aus […]
I’ve been thinking a lot recently about how much post-processing is “right”, whatever right means. I originally was a hard-core non-processor, ie I restricted myself to minimal sharpening, WB and maybe exposure correction. Growing with my photography (or not…) I slowly come to realise that a RAW is a negative and it NEEDS some processing, […]
several month of a slightly swollen ankle, a little discomfort, every once in a while some pain… an MRI and a few doctor’s visits later (and a few hundred $$$$ poorer), seems the final conclusion is that walking and biking “only” doesn’t properly utilise the ankle…. so……..physiotherapy, off the bike and of off the hiking […]
LIGhTPaINtInG iN tHe pArK we joined a workshop hosted by Nikon (well hosted @ SGD 60..) to learn about light painting. AngMoKio Park, Singapore, after dark. what to bring sturdy tripod (those freebee give-away thingies WONT do the job if you have a DSRL) remote trigger wide angle lens, I used a Nikkor 18-35 mm […]
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