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2017-05-08B Travel: Lanzarote - An abandoned quarry and a small canyon close to Guatiza

After a lunch break in our appartment and a short nap we packed our photo gear and met with the rest of our group for our afternoon session in an abandoned quarry and a small canyon next to it.
Both locations are really interesting and just a short drive away from the Guatiza gas station.

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2017-05-08A Travel: Lanzarote - A Lost Place between Mala and the Sea

Today's morning session took place at and around the ruins of a once surely beautiful villa in the middle of a cactus plantation between the village of Mala and the sea.

On the island of Lanzarote and espacially close to Mala there still are a few places where they grow the indian fig opuntia and use it as a host plant to farm Cochineal lice to produce crimson dye.

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2017-05-07B Travel: Lanzarote - Golden Hour and Sunset at the Playa de Famara

In the afternoon we drove across the island to the famous Playa de Famara, also known as Surfer's Paradise and "the mirror beach". The idea was to shoot some beach images in the mellow afternoon light and finally the models plus their mirror image during sunset.

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2017-05-07A Travel: Lanzarote - Sunrise at the Playa de la Garita and Sunday Market at Teguise

This morning we got up real early to take some pictures of our models at the Playa de la Garita - the beautiful sandy bay next to Arrieta. We met at short past six, half an hour before sunrise and still rather cool but the sky was already glorious and the water calm.

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2017-05-06 Travel: Lanzarote - Miniature Monument Valley

On May 5th we departed from Munich to meet with Stefan Gesell and a group of fellow photographers for a model sharing event to take fashon, erotic and nude images of 5 beautiful and talented ladies on the beautiful island of Lanzarote. We were based on the southeastern coast of the island in a small village called Arrieta.

The first session took place on May 6th at a location we dubbed the Miniature Monument Valley. It is to the left and right of the road from Guatiza to Teguise.

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2015-01-25 People: Bad Guy Good Girls

Studio session with:KC, Rassamee and Böhser Onkel

Topics: Strange kind of Kormorant, Steampunk Ladiy, Moonchild, Warriors of the Wasteland (inspired by the upcoming Mad Max Movie and House of 1000 Corpses

Please don't open / scroll down further if you feel offended by blood, scars, horror, erotic photography and/or naked bodies or if you are under 16 years of age!

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2013-11-02: A bad case of GAS or "Bigger is better"

You may ask yourself why someone using a mFT camera is writing about GAS and FF sensors. Well, today we met at Stefan's studio for a workshop on how to create realistic scars. It was a bit late for Halloween but we had lots of fun and Nadja (Spiegellicht) did a great job teaching. During lunch one of the participating photographers asked for advice regarding an affordable FF camera because he thought his own APS-C model wasn't good enough anymore and he wanted a bigger sensor but had limited budget. I was a bit puzzled because i simply adore his pictures and never assumed he was feeling his gear was not producing good enough quality.

Please don't read on if you feel offended by erotic photography and/or naked bodies or if you are under 16 years of age!

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2012-02-11 The OM-D E-M5 Sensor Mystery

Last Friday i had the chance to test my latest object of photographic desire: an Olympus OM-D E-M5. I honestly admitt that i was actually less interested in taking pictures than in finding out what the supposedly new sensor can achieve in terms of high ISO and DR, whether it is on par with or better as the E-P3 … AND last but not least who designed it and who builds it.

On Friday evening i actually considered dissassembling the camera, when my friend Catherine called me. She happens to be a kind of priestress of an ancient and forgotten cult and lives south of Munich in the middle of a beautiful area with lots of forrest, hills and small lakes. Catherine is really something special, not only because at 55 she looks even better than Madonna but also because she has the uncanny ability to learn things by simply touching them (works with human hands too) and she owns a crystal ball that – according to her – sometimes allows her to see the future as well as the present and the past.

Please don't read on if you feel offended by erotic photography and/or naked bodies or if you are under 16 years of age!

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