Black And White Landscape Photo


Above you can see a photo that I shot outside of Lübeck, to be more exact around Bad Schwartau. I liked the landscape, the tree, the field and the little hunting outpost that is visible. However, the resulting photo was bad because there was too much haze in the photo. A bit of haze is good but this was too much and made the image look kinda flat and I didn’t want to use a digital de-haze filter because I thought a black and white effect could look good. The idea was that it would add contrast, it would make … Continue reading Black And White Landscape Photo

Bad Schwartau Landscape


Here is a random snapshot that I took during my hike through Bad Schwartau. The day was cold and it was quite foggy, but I removed the haze in Photoshop as it was too much. The sky looked boring even after decreasing haze, and I came up with the idea to add a gradual filter to make the sky look darker, as if there would be an upcoming storm or something. I think the image doesn’t look too bad now, there is something I like about it, I think I like that it looks like there is upcoming bad weather. Continue reading Bad Schwartau Landscape

Riesebusch Nature


Today I took my camera and decided to hike in Bad Schwartau, a town 5 km north or northwest of Lübeck. There is a forest called Riesebusch and I wanted to hike there to take some new photos. Today I didn’t take a look at the weather report and it became quite windy and cloudy when I arrived. It was not the perfect weather to go hiking and to take photos. I had luck and it didn’t rain too early, but I was caught by the rain 10 minutes before I arrived at home and had to change clothes. I … Continue reading Riesebusch Nature