best of 2017, the black and white winners My thoughts and some technical background information about the eight black and white photographs that survived the “best of 2017” selection process described in an earlier post. Image 1, image 2 and image 3 were all taken in a similar location, in the north western part of… Continue reading Best of 2017, picture by picture, the 8 black and white
Best of 2017
my top 16 I took inspiration from Martin Bailey’s annual “top ten” process to go through all my 2017 pictures and choose the best ones. I decided to select a total of 16, eight in black an white and eight in colour. selection process I organize all photos and videos in Adobe Lightroom for a… Continue reading Best of 2017
Desert Trekking in China
June 2016, we trekked seventy kilometres through the Badain Jaran, which is part of the Gobi desert in China. The executive summary: phase one: Singapore –> Hong Kong –> Beijing –> Jinchang –> Alxa Youqin phase two: walk, sand, camels, sand, fun, wind, sand, tents, sand, lake, sand, watermelons, sand, yoghurts and sand phase three: the reverse… Continue reading Desert Trekking in China
Kuhltour statt Wandertour
Aaaaaaaaaaaalso: da kommt einer aus den Tropen, reist von weit weit her, sitzt 13 Stunden im Flugzeug und freut sich darauf, in nasskaltem Wetter mit seinen Freunden in der Schweiz outdoor-maessig etwas zu unternehmen. Schifahren in strahlendem Sonnenschein auf dem Feldberg ist genau nach seinem Geschmack (ein Danke an die SPPs), siehe HIER. Aber oh weh:… Continue reading Kuhltour statt Wandertour
raw – how much post processing?
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,… Continue reading raw – how much post processing?