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2015-05-22 Abstract: It ain't art but fun to do

Every year in December i choose some images as donations for the Christmas charity event of my friends Jörn and Marion Tiggemann from SD-E. This is not an easy task because very few of my images and artwork are suited to decorate the walls in a living room.
Well, this year i'll try my luck with two series of wipes with altered colours using Photoshop and RadLab. I am actually quite happy to have completed this task in May, leaves more time for Christmas shopping and gift wrapping in December.

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2015-05-09 Weather: Thunderstorm at Sunset

If you also love to take pictures of thunderstorms witth lightnings and dramatic clouds, then you know that the best storms are those shot in frontt of or next to the setting sun. Today i was lucky to capture some images of a thunderstorm at sunset using Live Composite to collect lightnings without overexposing the image.

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2015-02-26 Travel: Morocco - Casablanca and Marrakesh

Date: Feb. 25, 2015, 3rd day of our cruise on the Norwegian Spirit
Country: Morroco
Locations: Casablanca, Marrakesh

We had booked a guided tour from Casablanca harbour to Marrakesh and back before we started our cruise because we did not want to miss Marrakesh. In the end we spent 6 hours in the bus and 6 hours visiting Marrakesh, which was rather exhausting and due to ours being a large group, i did not have enough time to take good photos. Plus my new travel cam, an Olympus E-PL-7 went into electronic frenzy and was not working half of the time. But Tom and me got a first impression and will probably visit again.

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