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Coburger Glaspreis 2022

The Event In 2022 the Coburger Glaspreis took place. This event presents the actual modern glass design in Europe. I must say it is an impressive presentation of “How to create artist ideas in glass”. I have shot a lot of photos but I cant present you my results due to copy right reasons. The catalog of the contest will present all artwork to you. The Locations The Contest is split into two locations. The first place is the Rosenau Park, in the Glass Museum of Modern Art.The second place is the Veste Coburg. Even the Veste Coburg has formidable […]

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Salzburg worth a Visit

Some History Salzburg is a very old town. Salzburg was founded in 696 AC as a bishop’s see. The fortress was build in the 11th century. Salzburg was best known as a town of salt trade during the middle ages. That was the reason that Salzburg get rich. Starting in the 17th century the bishops invested in the cultural development of the city. From 1816 Salzburg belongs to Austria. Today Salzburg is cultural hotspot of Europe (Salzburger Festspiele) from Mai to September. Also the fair is important for the trade relations in Austria. Touristic activities are als a main part […]

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The Ahr One Year Later

First Visit after the Flood Living in cologne I have visited the Ahr area several times a year. Its a beautiful landscape and you can taste and buy wines with a very good quality. On 14th July 2021 a huge flood destroyed nearly the whole infrastructure and many houses in the valley. More than 130 people did not survive the flood. Now after one year of reconstruction work I decided to visit the “Ahrtal” to gain an impression how is the situation now. At the first glance, standing at the valley entrance, the feeling is “Nothing Changed”. Green vineyards along […]

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Around Röbel Müritz

Art Event in Mecklenburg Vorpommern After two years of Corona the yearly event “Kunst Offen” started again 2022 in Mecklenburg Vorpommern. This event normally takes place every year at Pentecost. It is hard to choose which presentation is worth a visit. You will find an information brochure. Please visit this Link to get more information: To give you an impression, this photo I took at Kummerow: Nature Events The nature will present best images. I will show you some shots: Röbel the Small City at the Müritz Lake Röbel is a small city located at the Müritz Lake. The advantage: […]

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Photo Workshop at Worpswede

Worpswede the Artist Colony At the end of the 19th century some Artist of the Kunstakademie Düsseldorf settled down here to found a new art of painting. The first artists working here are Fritz Mackensen Hans am Ende, Otto Modersohn, … . They have been impressed by the nature and the people living here. You must keep in mind this was not a rich area. People where poor and the living was not easy. Later on also other artists decided to stay and work here at this place. So one can say before the 1st and 2nd World Ware all […]

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Biking on Mallorca

Sports and Culture on the Isle Why you should use a bike on Mallorca Mallorca is the biggest island within in the Balearic Islands. I often loved to stay here at the beginning of spring. Here I have the opportunity during bike excursions to learn about Mallorca. Our guide Sybille lives for 25 years on the isle and has a profound background in history, local politics, geography, botanics, … . Also the other members of our bike team have been very interested in Mallorca Topics and lets say: We have been a very good team. On the first days the […]

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Agriculture Landscapes in Bavaria

Landscape formed by Agriculture The south east of Bavaria is a very hilly landscape. Here the soil is under farmers hand many hundred years ago. The field sizes are not very big. The farmers work created patterns in the area. Photographers will detect a very special scenery. The sowing in the early spring generates interesting structures even in connection with the machine tracks. The following pictures will show some examples of this interesting scenery. Technique I have used I used a HUAWEI Mate 40 Pro to photograph the landscape. In the Pro Mode of the 40 Pro I could choose […]

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Light Show at the Rhine

An Afternoon at the Rhine with famous Light Effects In the 2nd week of January 2022 I had a meeting near the Rhine bank. This day was very clear with just a few clouds in the heaven. The whole afternoon the sun produced spectacular light effects. Rhine Lights from Sundown to Darkness During the afternoon the heaven and the Rhine showed an exciting play of light. As I have my camera with me I took the chance to take some impressive photos. Now I to share my impressions with you. In the gallery you will find my photos done at […]

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Hamburg Cooking

Reasons to Visit Hamburg The reason to visit Hamburg at this time was a cooking event. Looking for a birthday gift for my wife my sister and I came to the conclusion that a cooking course in Hamburg will be fine. And we never regret this decision. Park Hyatt Hamburg Hotel We have chosen the Hyatt Park Hotel as our location in Hamburg. We didn’t know that this Hotel was located in the Levantehaus. This is a building erected in 1912 and even today you will find many. tracks of the art nouveau. The hotel architecture integrates the stile. Some […]

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Mecklenburg Vorpommern 2021

Fall in Mecklenburg Vorpommern, this is a very special season. The sunsets and sundowns are beautiful. Cranes are preparing for the fly to the winter domiciles. The nature shows the last time wonderful colors before the year turns to the end. Mecklenburg Vorpommern and the Nature First of all I want you to show my impressions in nature ( Click on Photo for full size ) : Bad Doberan Some of the interesting locations of Mecklenburg Vorpommern are located near the Baltic Sea. Well known from the G7 summit in 2007 I decided to visit the monastery of Bad Doberan […]

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