Untilled land just south of Cologne. Gotta love all these colors, eh? :)
Recent followers of my blog might have already noticed that in the last few weeks, I have developed a certain addiction to the Contax G 90/2.8 lens on my Sony A7 II. Now I own the lens for around two years already, but only recently got the A7 II – and in contrast to my … Continue reading A more technical view on the Zeiss Contax G 90/2.8 and Techart AF adapter
My contribution to all the annual autumn color photos around the world :) These are all taken in Volksgarten, a small city park in Cologne that was formerly a part of the fortification belt around Cologne, dating back to the 19th century. All made with Zeiss Contax G 90/2.8 with Techart AF adapter on Sony … Continue reading Zeiss autumn
Snapped this on my way home from work, on a back road near Gruiten, a village in West Germany. Actually, I first thought these bright yellow fields would be canola ... but it seems it's the wrong time of the year now! In Europe, mustard blooms in late summer and autumn while canola does so … Continue reading Mustard in bloom
We don't have any really significant buildings in Cologne. It looks more like a giant village then a city with a population of 1 million :) The Cologne Cathedral – the Kölner Dom in German – is our biggest landmark and you can see it from 30 miles away. This is a snapshot from the … Continue reading Der Kölner Dom
Some weeks ago, a friend of me went on a relaxed trip to France, visiting some small villages and cities. He took his Fuji X-T1 with him and some lenses. While he came back with beautiful images, he said he'd sometimes preferred his Leica M8 because that camera would be just "more fun". A valid … Continue reading 35, 50, 90. Isn’t that all you need?
Once in a while you are hit by some GAS – Gear Acquistion Syndrome – end up buying a new camera or lens, and only some weeks later you realise there is a really cool side benefit to your newest purchase that you were not aware of before. In my case, I swapped my beloved … Continue reading Much more fun than expected – the Contax G 90/2.8 on the A7 II