Busy Streets in the Evening


Here is a handheld photo I shot in the evening in Lübeck a while ago. I almost deleted the photo but I changed my mind when I converted the image to black and white. I did that because the colors were dull and the handheld shot was pretty blurry as you can see if you look at the cyclists. But that does somehow look good in black and white, because it’s like the movement of the cyclists becomes visible. I also like the lighting in black and white. You can find other photos on my blog that I shot in … Continue reading Busy Streets in the Evening

Night Photography: Music and Congress Hall


The picture at the top was shot at Trave river and it shows our Music and Congress Hall (Musik und Kongress Halle Lübeck) which we also just call (MUK). As the name implies, it’s a building where conferences are held and often there are also concerts, parties and stuff like that. I had the camera on a tripod and it was a 30 seconds exposure at f/25 and ISO 800, as you can see with the milky river. The photo was shot with my 18-105mm kit lens at 35mm. Other You can also see some boats, they’re rarely used by … Continue reading Night Photography: Music and Congress Hall

Handheld Night Photography Try


Here is a photo that I shot handheld at night. It’s funny, I have a very cool Manfrotto tripod and recently I did even purchase a cool tripod bag, but yet I am still too lazy to carry the stuff out there to take some cool night photographs. The photo in this post was shot without tripod, because as said, I am way too lazy to take the tripod with me. I shot the photo with manual settings as I wanted to try out if it’s possible at all. I did set the camera to ISO 1600 with aperture f4 … Continue reading Handheld Night Photography Try