2017-10-18 Exhibition: Lanzarote Girls, images to print finally delivered

I filled in for another photographer for the November exhibition at Foto Video Sauter in Munich on rather short notice and decided to show some images from my trip to Lanzarote last May. The final decision was on me but i had a fun rating contest with 50 candidate images running for a week and want to say Thank You to every one who participated and left some hearts.

The exhibition will feature 22 prints of five different models as well as additional photos including some making of snapshots and some island scenery shown in a slideshow on a large 4k screen.

Today i finally finished editing the last of the printed mages and uploaded them all for printing.

Here is the link to the official page: http://www.foto-video-sauter.de/seite/Ausstellung-November-2017

The title image is called "Stranded on Mars" and is also shown on flyers and posters

Stranded on MarsWhen the spaceship of beautiful astronaut #katahe exploded while she was taking a shower, she barely managed to put on her sneakers, grab her cigarettes, a lighter, her sunglasses and a parachute and jump ship ...

and here is the slideshow with all 22 images

 

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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2015-05-22 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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