Beautiful Big Wheel


Here is another shot that I tried out yesterday. I saw the big wheel in one of the Christmas market areas and thought this would make a great photo. I didn’t want to have the Christmas market stands on the picture or any people, that means I looked for a good angle. I basically just wanted to have the dark sky and the colourful big wheel on the photo. I think I achieved that, and I like the angle. I shot the photo handheld at 1/30 second, f/4.8 and ISO 1600. Continue reading Beautiful Big Wheel

King Thrushbeard


As mentioned in my previous post, I visited the inner-district of Lübeck today. Mainly because our Christmas market opened this week, and I thought I could find some cool photo subjects because there are so many Christmas stands. They have one area that we call the ‘Märchenwald’, literally translated it means ‘Fairytale forest’. They set this area up every year when the Christmas market starts again. They basically show off scenes with figures of traditional fairytales. It’s an area that both, adults and kids enjoy equally. Fun fact, the ‘Märchenwald’ exists as long as I can think, that means my … Continue reading King Thrushbeard

Visiting The Christmas Market In Our City


After having our probably last barbecue of this year, we decided to visit the Christmas market of Lübeck yesterday in the evening. Our christmas market is very beautiful but it’s sad that I can’t show that very well, because it was already dark and it is not easy to get good photos with a smartphone with these light conditions. But we took some photos anyway, it’s just that they are not in good quality. Here is a small gallery of the market and the nearby streets… The market is quite big and it fits nicely to our city because of … Continue reading Visiting The Christmas Market In Our City