Category Archive: Photography

Playing with in-camera filters and HDR functions of the Olympus OMD EM-1

Here I experiment with some in-camera filters and functions of the Olympus OMD E-M1, I have the wonderful 12-40 / 2.8 lens attached. Among those settings are: HDR, Dramatic Filter, Pinhole Filter and… Continue reading

Bridge of Bones

I took this one with a Nikon D90, Nikkor 35-70mm/2.8 at 70mm, 1/4000s, 2.8, ISO 200 at the coast near San Diego.

Sunset in the Lake District of Chile – Ancud

I took this beautiful sunset from the youth hostel 13 Lunas just next to the bus station in Ancud, Lake District, Chile. One of the best and coziest youth hostels I have been… Continue reading

Humorous prohibition signs (2) – no swinging and climbing in the metro

Obviously the Guangzhou Metro company (in Southern China) is worried about their safety rails to be damaged. I have never seen someone doing it, but then this proves the effectiveness of the prohibition… Continue reading

Sunrise at Angkor Wat

Alright, I managed to use my damaged Tokina 11-16mm on my classic Nikon D90, even with a defect filter ring. And it does give better colours than the built-in camera of my Samsung… Continue reading

Sunset at Angkor Wat (Siem Riep, Cambodia)

At the end of a full, hot day in the ancient Khmer Empire visiting the so-called “Small Circle”, there it was – sunset in the world shaking Angkor Wat. The biggest surprise is… Continue reading

Sunset on the 4000 islands in Laos

Don Det is one of the 4000 islands at the border of Laos to Cambodia. Most of those “islands” on the Mekong just consist of a tree on a fleck of earth the… Continue reading

Full moon – view from a tree house in the jungle of Laos

This is not the sun, it is the full moon at 5am shining into my tree house in the jungle of Laos! It was one clear full moon light and I was waking… Continue reading

Living in a tree house in Northern Laos

The Gibbon Experience in Northern Laos, near Huay Xai, a border town to Thailand is dedicated to the protection of the almost extinct Gibbons by turning former hunters into guides and protectors of… Continue reading

Heroic turtle ignores approaching loan shark claiming that he knows its grand-grand-father

An old and independent turtle ignored the infamous shark named “Loan” claiming that he is so old that he already knew the grand-grand father of Loan: “I already knew your grand-grand father, I… Continue reading

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