Gioacchino Rossini: L’Italiana In Algeri

L'Italiana In Algeri

The Tyrol Festival Erl continues its Rossini journey directly to Africa. Arriving from Seville, we make a slight detour via Switzerland as far as Algiers, the setting for the third Rossini opera in our growing repertoire. There we come across a Mustafa who is bored to death, tired of the submissive women in his Oriental […]

Saal-Digital Photobook Test

Saal-Digital Photobook Test

Luckily I had the pleasure to test one of Saal-Digitals photobooks! smile They do offer lots of different kind of photobooks, which should be enough to please your individual needs. I chose to order the Fotobuch XT (extra thick), in hope of a super high-quality presentation for my favorite concert photos. star CREATING THE PHOTOBOOK […]

Arugam Bay // Sri Lanka

By the end of March I stayed for five nights at Sam’s Hut in Arugam Bay. The owner Kafool took such great care of me! smile Not only did he share useful information about surfing and help me organize my following trip to Ella; he even shared this lunch with me more than once (for […]

Yala National Park // Sri Lanka

Yala National Park // Sri Lanka

After some relaxing days in Hikkaduwa I booked a trip to Yala National Park. The National Park itself was not as boring as the lack of photos may suggest. But then again, it also wasn’t as exciting as I expected it to be … neutral Many travel agencies offer day trips from Hikkaduwa to Yala […]

Hikkaduwa // Sri Lanka

As I’ve been drooling for the sea and some underwater excitement, I quickly escaped noisy Colombo – the capital city of Sri Lanka – and made my way to Hikkaduwa. The train ride from Maradana train station to Hikkaduwa is only 160 rupees (for 2nd class) and it takes about 2.5 hours. I was so […]

Fancy Camera Fashion

KlickKlickZoom

How about you treat your beloved camera with a makeover for Christmas? I got my precious little baby a beautiful camera strap from KlickKlickZoom.com! smile heart I have to admit that I had such a hard time choosing just one of these designer products! Actually I was thinking about getting two, because sometimes different occasions […]

Lensbaby Composer Pro Test

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Winter is taking its time and therefore I was able to go for a walk and inhale some deep breaths of fresh autumn air. I rather rarely walk around town, but today I realized once more, that walking up a tiny hill on a sunny day can make such a difference! It’s wonderful to enjoy […]

Arum & Bernd

Bernd & Arum

Anyone who knows me or my work, is aware of the fact that I very rarely take wedding photos! This year I made an exception for the lovely couple Arum and Bernd! They had a bohemian style wedding planned and asked me to take the photos. As these two are such a warm and photogenic […]

Quick Editing Tips For Travel Photos!

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Editing your precious travel photos can be quite a challenge! You’ll probably have tons of wonderful memories saved on your harddrive and want to share the best with the world! But somehow they just don’t seem to resemble what you’ve really seen. Often they are dull or lack color and they still need some fine-tuning. […]

Dubai // United Arab Emirates

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Your main goal in Dubai is to either be rich, or at least to look like a rich person! Everything is super-superficial and it’s all about appearance. People seem to care only about themselves and don’t really pay attention to one another. Especially in the metro, they don’t consider other people at all. Women are […]