2011

KLEEBLATT 17 – Der Reiz des Unerfüllten bei Kunstleben

The time after fighting acne and before finding your first gray hair is allegedly the best in your life. On the other hand puberty might include many problems…

Glanzlichter 2011: Made it to “Highlight” in Nature as Art

Glanzlichter is one of the most prestiguous photographic competitions in Germany concentrating on Nature and Wildlife photography. A few minutes ago I received an email from the organiser…

Pete Eckert – seeing without seeing

Are there blind photographers? Five minutes ago I would have said “probably not”. How do you compose and bring your picture beyond the snapshot that is just an…

Gute Aussichten 2010/2011

gute aussichten – junge deutsche fotografie is a project set up in 2004 in support of talented young photographers. The core element of the project is an annual…

Günter Zint – Verkauf von Zint Photos

Günter Zint hat seit Ende der sechziger Jahre als Pressephotograph Politik und Gesellschaft in Deutschland dokumentiert. Sein umfangreiches Werk dokumentiert wie sich das Leben, besonders in Hamburg St…

Merian: Die besten Leserfotos von Island

The German travel magazine Merian was faster than me in publishing one of my Iceland photos: I am proud they put it first (in order, probably not rank)…

Twinkle, twinkle, little star… Vivian Maier at Hilaneh von Kories, Hamburg

A few days ago I discovered the work of Vivian Maier through a friend. The week after another friend pointed out that Hilaneh von Kories, on of Hamburg’s…

Vivian Maier

From time to time people find hidden photographic treasures (like the Anseln Adams plates that made it in the media last July) and especially if big names are…

Iceland Calendar and cute(!) Puffin Poster available

Should I or should I not… in the past I gave prints and calendars of my photos away as gifts to good friends. Now I would love to…

Man’s footprint – the Kárahnjúkar Dam Project

I am equally fascinated by great works of engineering and by nature. While I value the comfort of western life style I also am concerned with the consequences…