The Volksbad (peoples bath) in Nuremberg was build between 1911 and 1913 and is a beautiful art nouveau building. The construction cost approximately 1.8 million Reichsmark. It’s opening was on January 2nd, 1914. The bath consisted of three indoor swimming pools, 66 bathtubs, 14 showers, a steam bath and barber rooms. During World War I it was closed for three months. In World War II the bath became heavily damaged. The reconstruction was finished in 1959. The Volksbad has beenRead More
A few days ago, I got an e-mail from Jonathan of ZOR.com. He asked me if I am interested in a free wall panel in exchange for an posting about their product on my blog. I accepted and got a 45×30 cm forex print for free but I had to pay for shipping. For the test, I choose a film noir picture we made a few months ago. I like it and so why not putting a print of itRead More
Roads in Vietnam are very strange if you come from a western country and have never been in South-East-Asia before. Thousands of scooters and motorbikes thrust their way through the streets and at busy times also through the walkways. It is loud and the air smells of twin-stroke engines. Waiting for a gap to cross a street is almost hopeless. But if you have the courage to walk straight through the traffic, you will imagine the traffic flowing around youRead More
This is my second test of a Saal Digital product. After the photo book test, I am going to explain my experience with their wall panels. Saal gave me a 50 € discount on the wall panel. In return I wrote this article. Therefore, the test won’t be really neutral but I make this hereby transparent. Saal offers various wall panels, e.g., alu-dibond prints, acrylic prints, canvas prints and some other. Each print can be ordered in different sizes. WallRead More
Saal Digital invited me on the Photokina 2016 to attend their photo book test campaign. Saal is a online print service well known by many professional and ambitious hobby photographers in Germany. With their photo book test campaign, they offered a 40 € discount on their photo books. In return, attendees must write a test report on their blogs or social media accounts. Well, this is my test report. Saal offers photo books in various formats, different paper and coverRead More
Here are a few impressions from the Photokina 2016. A lot of new equipment like, e.g., the Canon EOS 5D Mark IV. But also many shows and presentations. Martin Krolop spoke on their Roadtrip to France, Felix Rachor taught how to set light, and Christian Altengarten did several life shootings on the Tamron stage. Beside the Photokina, I visited the city centre of Cologne. The Cologne Cathedral is the second tallest in the world and one of the biggest GothicRead More
IAA in Frankfurt is the biggest automotive trade fair in Germany. All major brands show their newest innovations. But the most impressive of the IAA is how much effort they spend to present their products. Especially, big brands like BMW and Mercedes have their own exhibition halls with a big stages and show programme. ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]
Just installed my new blog. In the comming days I will migrate several old photo galleries to the new blog. Therefore, please to not wonder why this post is dated back to 1970. It’s just to allow me to add my old photo albums in the correct order. Stay tuned and enjoy the new blog.