A Trave River Harbor Installation And The History Behind It


I shot the photo above one month ago when I wandered through Lübeck. The photo in this post is shot near the inner-city, the side where I shot the photo from is the historic district of Lübeck, but in this photo you can only see the old harbor installation on the other side of the district, in the middle is the Trave River. We call the area on the other side Wallhalbinsel, which means something like “Wall-Peninsula”. To explain this, what you see on the photo is a peninsula, it’s an artificial island, here is how the peninsula looks like … Continue reading A Trave River Harbor Installation And The History Behind It

How To Copy Layers From One Photoshop Document To Another


Copy Layers From One Photoshop Document To Another In this tutorial, you will learn how to copy Photoshop layers from one Photoshop document to another. If you don’t want to read that much, go right away to the short summary at the end of the article. There are different ways, but here is my favorite one… I have a text layer called “Example Layer”  in the first document. If this is the layer we want to copy to our second document, we need to do a right-click on the layer name in the panel. It’s important that we right-click on … Continue reading How To Copy Layers From One Photoshop Document To Another

The Follow Button In The WordPress Action Bar Moved


The WordPress developers are at it again, changing things that worked like a charm. It’s no secret that I disliked almost all recent changes that were introduced by the people at WordPress.com, now there is a new change that I don’t really get, they moved the follow button away from the old action bar and placed it at the worst possible screen position. The follow button for logged-in community members was usually anywhere in the top bar on the left near the “My Sites” and “Reader” link, but now they removed the follow link and made a new button that … Continue reading The Follow Button In The WordPress Action Bar Moved

Complaining About The Late Summer


Not that I think the photo above is very special, it’s just a dry ground texture that I shot in our garden, but the photo fits to what I want to write about. I currently slowed down to publish posts on my blog, and there is a reason. I think it’s already one of my traditions to complain about late summer on my blog, so, here is a fresh complain about the summer. Yea, the current weather really makes me sick, we have had both, some very hot and humid days but also some very dry days. I simply don’t … Continue reading Complaining About The Late Summer

My Opinion About People And Street Photography In Germany


I don’t take much photos of people, although I would like to experience people photography too, but that is not easy in Germany due to strict privacy protection laws, the portrait rights and the personality rights. I could explain that but in short, in Germany you can not take a picture of a stranger without permission. But it’s more complex than that. There are several exceptions, as far as I know you can for example take pictures of public figures or so-called very important persons if they are in the public, but even with public figures there are situations where … Continue reading My Opinion About People And Street Photography In Germany