A well-trained eye for over 30 years.


I was about 11 years old when I got a used Olympus OM, and 3 black and white films from my aunty in the mid-80s, I was ultimately enthusiastic about photography itself.
Years later, during my design and communication studies, I found the right professional approach to photography in the obligatory photography classes. 
The Olympus eventually became a Canon EOS 50E. Since then, I have been loyal to Canon for over 20 years.
Since 2012, my loving wife's wedding present was a Leica X2, which showed me that there is another league as well in the (photography)-cosmos.
For more than 2 years another toy was added to my toolbox - a Mavic Pro 2 from DJI. Such a fun and great gimmick.

Photography was, is, and will always be the main focus of my leisure time activities just capturing the fleeting moment. This also helps me in my work in the experience economy and marketing in general.

<p>Venice during Corona Lockdown 2020, Italy.</p>
<p>Niyama, Maldives.</p>
<p>Tremola, St. Gotthard, Switzerland.</p>
<p>View on the top of the Cheops Pyramid in Giza, Egypt.</p>
<p>Simon's Town, South Africa.</p>
<p>Kyanjing Gompa, Nepal.</p>
<p>Two rhinos in the sunset in the South African Savannah, South Africa.</p>
<p>One of the big landmarks in Switzerland - the Landwasser Viaduct. <br />Graubünden, Switzerland.</p>
<p>Pre-Corona: Metallica – what a massive show. Letzigrund 2019, Zurich, Switzerland.</p>
<p>Athens, Greece.</p>

EQUIPMENT.

 

Take a look into my tool-box.


But please don't think that I always carry all this stuff with me. Usually, I limit myself to one camera and - depending on the location - the DJI Mavic Pro 2 drone. The big toys (Canon EOS R6 + lenses) I only take along on explicit journeys or jobs.

Key learning: Good strong lenses are more important than a body. Period.

Cam-Bodies:

  • Canon EOS R6
  • DJI Mavic Pro2 + DJI Smart Controller
  • DJI Osmo Pocket 60p, 4K
  • Leica X2


Lenses:

  • Canon R-Mount Adapter
  • Canon EF 50 mm, f/1.4
  • Canon EF 35 mm, f/1.4
  • Canon EF 70 - 200 mm f/2.8 L IS
  • Canon EF 70 - 300 mm f/4.0-5.6 L IS USM
  • Canon EF-S 18 - 135mm f/3.5 - 5.6 IS USM
  • Multi-layer Coated Lens Filter ND4 ND8 ND16 ND32 UV CPL


Tripods:

  • Manfrotto Stativ Compact Light
  • Joby GorillaPod 3K Kit


Cases/Bags:

  • Herschel Rucksack Classic, Little America
  • Tineer water-resistant DJI Mavic Pro2 drone body Case
  • Tineer water-resistant DJI Smart Controller Case


Plus a few more photographic toys, tools, and gadgets to have fun with, like my DIY kit of a pinhole camera (wide-angle 6 x 6 – you can see the results at the bw-section) for analog medium format development, several lightboxes, and flashlights, or further filters and converters.

<p>Caumasee, Flims, Switzerland.</p>
<p>Chäserugg, Switzerland.</p>
<p>Zurich during Corona lockdown, 2020. Switzerland</p>
<p>Scenic flight over the Namib desert, Namibia.</p>
<p>The other way round. <br />Lüneburg, Germany.</p>
<p>Neuschwanstein Castle, Germany.</p>
<p>Scenic flight over the Namib desert, Namibia.</p>
<p>The villas of Nad Al Sheba in Dubai, UAE.</p>
<p>Autumn in the Black Forest near Freiburg, the city where I grew up.<br />Freiburg, Germany.  </p>
<p>Langtang NP, Nepal.</p>
<p>Early bird Copacabana snapshot, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil.</p>
<p>Niyama, Maldives.</p>
<p>Allotment garden colony. Zurich, Switzerland. </p>
<p>St. George's Chapel (Berschis), Walenstadt, Switzerland.</p>
<p>The desert takes back the city of Dubai, UAE.</p>
<p>The great pyramids of Giza, Egypt.</p>
<p>Pyongyang, D.P.R.K.</p>
<p>The coastline at Barton on Sea, UK.</p>
<p>The highest mountain in eastern Switzerland, the Säntis, even if only 2502m high, but with an exceptional view of the surrounding Alps. </p>
<p>Niyama, Maldives.</p>
<p>Switzerland in winter.<br />Elgg, Switzerland.</p>
<p>Waldhessen, Germany.</p>
<p>At the beach at Wilderness, South Africa.</p>
<p>Yakuplu, Istanbul, Turkey.</p>
<p>Scenic flight over the Namib desert, Namibia.</p>
<p>Scenic flight over the Namib desert, Namibia.</p>
<p>Seebrücke/Limmat during Corona lockdown, Zurich, Switzerland. </p>
<p>Istanbul is still growing. Yakuplu, Istanbul, Turkey.</p>
<p>The impressive panorama of the Swiss Alps. Although it has been seen hundreds of times... especially here on Insta,... but still fascinating and beautiful. Arosa, Switzerland.</p>
<p>Scenic flight over the Namib desert, Namibia.</p>
<p>Tällistock, Switzerland.</p>
<p>Arosa/Lenzerheide, Switzerland.</p>
<p>Mölltaler Gletscher, Kärnten, Austria.</p>
<p>Autumn in the Black Forest near Freiburg, the city where I grew up.<br />Freiburg, Germany.  </p>
<p>Scenic flight over the Namib desert, Namibia.</p>
<p>Venice during Corona Lockdown 2020, Italy.</p>
<p>Roundabout in Dubai, UAE</p>
<p>The most southern point of Africa, Kap Agulhas, South Africa.</p>
<p>Teufelsbrücke, Andermatt, Switzerland.</p>
<p>The Grossmünster, Zurich, Switzerland.</p>
<p>The villas of Nad Al Sheba in Dubai, UAE</p>
<p>Niyama, Maldives.</p>
<p>Where the Namib hits the Atlantic Ocean, Namibia.</p>
<p>One of several harbors. Yakuplu, Istanbul, Turkey.</p>
<p>Cape of Good Hope, South Africa.</p>
<p>Kyanjin Ri, Langtang, Nepal</p>
<p>Scenic flight over the Namib desert, Namibia.</p>
<p>One of the big landmarks in Switzerland - the Landwasser Viaduct. <br />Graubünden, Switzerland.</p>
<p>Niyama Private Islands, Maldives</p>
<p>St. Gotthard, Switzerland.</p>
<p>Scenic flight over the South Atlantic Ocean.</p>
<p>The great pyramids of Giza, Egypt.</p>
<p>Mirador Es Colomer in Mallorca, Spain.</p>
<p>Scenic flight over the Namib desert, Namibia.</p>
<p>Niyama Private Islands, Maldives.</p>
<p>The Bosphorus Bridge of Istanbul, Turkey.</p>
<p>'Monte Kali' near Heringen, 2020, Germany.<br />A Monte Kali, Kaliberg, or Kalimandscharo is the colloquial term for several slag heaps in Germany, which consists of spoil from potash salt production.</p>
<p>Roundabout in Dubai, UAE </p>
<p>The Kunsthaus Zürich with the new annex by David Chipperfield, which will be officially opened next year, 2021.</p>
<p>Scenic flight over the Namib desert, Namibia.</p>
<p>View from the Siegessäule to the Tiergarten and the Brandenburg Gate, Berlin, Germany. </p>
<p>Metallica – what a massive show. Letzigrund 2019, Zurich, Switzerland.</p>
<p>Istanbul is still growing. Yakuplu, Istanbul, Turkey.</p>
<p>Neuschwanstein Castle with Königssee, Germany.</p>
<p>Athens, Greece.</p>
<p>Venice during Corona Lockdown 2020, Italy.</p>
<p>Volcano Mount Etna, Sicily, Italy.</p>
<p>Mirador Es Colomer in Mallorca, Spain.</p>
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