top 10 photographs of 2018 – the journey

Originally inspired by pro-photographer Martin Bailey (website), I just compiled – what I most humbly consider – the 10 best photographs I took in 2018. My target was to have a “top10 2018 collection”, containing 5 b&w and 5 “colour” images. Adobe Lightroom (kind of a love-hate relationship) is a valuable tool to make cataloguing […]

Best of 2017, picture by picture, the colourful 8

best of 2017, the top 8 color photographs Some thoughts and technical background information about the  eight color photographs that survived the “best of 2017” selection process described in an earlier post. Image 1 & 2 The first two, very colorful images were taken during a Nikon School workshop. We had the task of capturing […]

Schnitzeljagd

Mountain biking in Singapore scheint auf den ersten Blick “not the most obvious thing to do”, aber wie so oft täuscht der anfängliche Eindruck: mit ein wenig Kreativität lassen sich 200 Kilometer XC-Trail zusammenbasteln: ein halbes Dutzend offiziell markierte Trails ergeben 50 Kilometer, ca 60 Kilometer gibt der Green Corridor her, bevor die Verlegung einer Pipeline […]

Consequences of Increased Mamilomat Usage

Prelude: a “Mamilomat” is a device used by a Mamil to pursue his ambitions. Mamilomats come in the shape of extremely well spec’d (aka expensive) bicycles of the mountain-, road- or triathlon- category where any gram of possible excess weight can be shed off by an additional carbon-titanium upgrade to overcompensate the effects of a steadily […]