(Deutsch) Fotoespresso 2012-02 und: Fotografieren ohne Hightech

Apr 09

(Deutsch) Fotoespresso 2012-02 und: Fotografieren ohne Hightech

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Exhibition: “Gods’ Trees” by Christian von Alvensleben

Mar 05

Exhibition: “Gods’ Trees” by Christian von Alvensleben

From Bad Oldesloe in Germany, we received an invitation to the exhibition “Götterbäume” (Gods’ Trees) by Christian von Alvensleben. It will be opened on 19th March in the Villa Ruh in Zingst on the Baltic Sea. To quote from the announcement: The olive trees were discovered by Christian and Helga von Alvensleben on the Island of Rhodes between 2000...

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Sunday Photo Puzzle

Jan 23

Sunday Photo Puzzle

The subject bell tolled today, and you’re to hazard a guess at this photo puzzle:
What is this?
A quote from classical literature might help you along: “Fair is foul and foul is fair …”

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Photographers introduced: Ben Baker

Sep 15

Photographers introduced: Ben Baker

Ben Baker, a photographer from Australia who has lived and worked in New York City (and elsewhere) for more than ten years, struck me recently as an extremely attentive, often humorous portraitist. I had the opportunity to put some questions to him recently. From my questions, you will know why I like his work … 1. How did you get into photography in the first...

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The Beauty of the Tomato Plant

Sep 14

The Beauty of the Tomato Plant

Has anyone yet realised how beautiful tomato plants glow in the evening light? Recently on our balcony, I observed the silver sheen of the tiny hairs on the tomato twigs. On the photo below, you also see the tiny hairs on the tomato fruit itself. I have seen, planted, tended and plucked many a tomato plant in my life – but I never noticed their beauty before....

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