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Motorbikes day and night8/23/2014

Two portraits sessions with Agnes, Andreas and their motorbikes at the windy habour.

Wacken Swordsmen 20148/18/2014

The third year in Wacken, invited again by the nice group of SSK. Good vibes and lots of portraits.


The fire games group performs in Wacken 2014.

Max Max8/8/2014

Fantasy fighters styled like in Mad Max with their apocalyptic vehicles. Seen in Wacken.

Blue Port8/3/2014

The art event of Hamburg port lit in blue light, seen from the musical on the other side of the river Elbe.


In a picturesque evening sky, the futuristic Hamburg Docklands shows its best side.


Casual portraits in our appartment, using only available light.


There is a museum of tanks near the military training ground in Munster.

Habour of Hamburg5/11/2014

The most pleasant motive of Hamburg, the large habour. Some of the cranes shown are not in use any more, but part of a museum.

US cars Bramfeld5/4/2014

Impressions from the first US Car and Vintage car summit in Bramfeld.

Fields of yellow canola4/27/2014

A day trip with Eike, to the north east of Schleswig Holsteins, yielding many yellow canola fields .


A week on a farm in the gourmet part of Italy. Rural with a nice old wine cellar.

Venetian Carnival 20143/2/2014

Since moren than ten years now the venetian style carnival is held here in Hamburg. It's named "Maskenzauber", but the richness of masks an colors is the same.


The old bridge frankly is most beautiful spot in Harburg...

Box training1/26/2014

As guest photographer during a training of the AGON sport school. Difficult: little light, much movement, simple backgrounds.

Graveyard Nienstedten1/18/2014

Situated nicely at the river Elbe, but unfortunately not as old as I hoped for. Still some pictures to take.

G-Star Maternity1/12/2014

Only a couple of weeks left, and as a souvenir some maternity shots of Gönül in the void of Hetlingen.

St. Nikolai Church12/26/2013

Short side trip only with the Lumia to the christmassy St. Nikolai church in Hamburg.

Switch yard12/21/2013

The switch yard in Maschen is the largest in Europe. Pretty impressive at night.

Storm flood12/7/2013

The fish auction hall in Hamburg was under water because of the heavy storm "Xaver".

Hamburg city night11/24/2013

The night around Hamburg Mundsburg in a contrasty fashion.

Wacken Swordsmen 201311/12/2013

The second year in Wacken, invited again by the friendly group of SSK. Time for portraits and some cool fights.


One week vacation with the family, visiting the south coast. Windy, but beautiful rough landscape.

Berry Chocolate Pizza10/20/2013

Made from a receipt found on (thanks!). Though the combination looks wild on paper it's delicious!

Rhine old bricks10/11/2013

There are plenty of old castles and memorials down there...

Rhine Wines10/3/2013

Impressions from the wineries on our Rhine weekend. All white wines unfortunately ;-)

Abbey of Eberbach9/27/2013

The Abbey of Ebersbach is situated in the area of Frankfurt. Scene from the movie "Name of the Rose" were taken here. Was here again after 3 years, much different images.

Hafencity Biker9/16/2013

Spontanous night photo session in the HafenCity. A biker was the most exiting thing there.

Wiesbaden Nights9/11/2013

As a starter some spontaneous Lumia night shots of your weekend at the Rhine. More of this trip in a few days.

Power plant and shipyard8/17/2013

The power plant and the shipyard could be visited during an industrial culture day. Both are over 50 years old.

David Luca & Friends8/16/2013

Our son David Luca :-) I once swore to myself I would not become one of those fathers constantly taking pictures of his son... didn’t work out so far.

Genoa / Cinque Terre8/10/2013

Part 2, also featuring the high divers at Cinque Terre.

Genoa Street Live7/28/2013

Genoa is a bit tougher than other Italian cities I visited so far, but sports a nice old town. Since I forgot my large DSLR camera in the hotel that night, all shots are done with a Nokia Lumia 925.

River Elbe Evening7/2/2013

A spontaneous attempt to shoot the cranes from the northern shore of the river Elbe in Hamburg with Melih.

Ancient graveyard5/16/2013

Surprisingly the ca. 400 years old jewish cemetery is located in the center of town. A showcase for black and white photography.

Fairground, post opening4/21/2013

For the sake of completeness, the Dom of Hamburg (a big yearly fun fairground) AFTER its opening. In order to get accustomed to my new wide angle lens, exclusively shot with 14mm.

Of sharks and beaches4/15/2013

Coudly skies for our short trip to Sylt, but enough for the Sylt north see aquarium with sharks and a few shots at the beach.

Open Ship for Easter4/2/2013

Day of the open door at several ships in the habour. I took many pictures with my 14mm wide angle for training.

Fairground, post apocalypse3/23/2013

The Dom of Hamburg, a big yearly fun fairground, is completely built up the night before opening, but dark and spooky like in a horror film.

Moving Trains2/19/2013

A short trip with Eike and Martin: experiments to play with blurred movements.

Prototypes and Train Station2/4/2013

Vitage car prototypes and the new, futuristic train station in the Habour City.


You wouldn't believe how much time you can spent around one bridge ;-) Phtographers day trip with Eike & Lutz.


We spent New Year ’s Eve in Berlin. But as photographer you have to at least visit the Holocaust memorial.

Military cemetery at Ohlsdorf12/30/2012

There is a section of world war graves at the large Ohlsdorf cemetery. With falling snow and in B/W they look especially bleak.

Wedding Gönül & Melih11/18/2012

As best man of the bride groom photographer I had the honor and pleasure to take photos of the wedding, the henna night (which was already a little marriage).

The Violin Maker11/7/2012

The workshop of the violin maker Sielaff here in Winterhude. Thanks for the invitation!

Kiekeberg open-air museum10/18/2012

This time added some images of the historic fair last weekend.

Locomotive shed Aumühle10/5/2012

This shed is run by enthusiasts. It contains some old locomotives and wagons, inviting to some black and white photos.


Another photo tour, trying to add more complex compositions. In this part of the habour you find some old cranes that are not in use any more.

France - Bretagne Civilization9/21/2012

Part 2 of the journey: Several old chateaux and churches. The area was very rich in former times, hence the big buildings.

France - Bretagne Nature9/14/2012

Part 1 of the journey: Wild coast, broad beaches and rough nature. There was no storm during our stay unfortunately, which would yield great images there I guess.

Wacken Swordsmen 20128/28/2012

Two days as guest in Wacken, part two: The wild, warmhearted and a bit crazy show swordsmen group that invited my as their photographer.

Wacken (Mud) Festival 20128/11/2012

Wacken is the biggest heavy metal festival on earth. Since it was rainy, the 80.000 people found themselves in the mud, but they did not really care (Part 2 following).


Kian is just a few weeks old, and so still a bit sleepy, but already trains to become model.


Waltershof is a photogenic part of the large habour of Hamburg. This is the result of a night shooting session during bad weather, making beautiful skies.

Hamburg Art Museum5/5/2012

The "Hamburger Kunsthalle" including the spider like art installation on its roof.

Big Machines4/22/2012

In northern Germany there is a submarine from the second world war as well as a train yard with historic old trains. Day trip with Eike.

Mallorca weekends in a finca4/9/2012

Two extended weekand on a calm finca. That far to the west Mallorca is much more pleasant than in the loud southern parts.


Around the castle of Ahrensburg many flowers are blooming at times. This year another visit after three years.

St. Peter Ording in backlight3/5/2012

A day trip session with Eike to a less touristy part of the beach. The stilt houses in the void make a nice picture in backlight settings. It also demonstrates RawTherapee 4's good highlight recovery options.

Iced Hamburg2/14/2012

It was so cold that the lake Alster is frozen again after 15 years.

Las Vegas12/9/2011

The city of gamblers provides some good night shots for the non-gambling photographer. One casino also hosts a pretty nice aquarium.

Autumn 201111/17/2011

Collection of Hamburg seen in autumn 2011.


A trip surrounding the Grand Canyon in the US. The south west sports many beautiful canyons, not just the grand one.

Sword Fighters - Private session10/9/2011

I came in talks with the nice guys of after the middle ages event. They agreed on a private little TfP photo session. Unfortunately the session ended prematurely because my wife felt starting labors (turned out to be false alarm though), but up till then some nice pictures came out.


Three new images of Gönül, shot during a little photo training session with Melih.


Short update: A snapshot of Kerstin as almost-mom. General officially text approved by Kerstin: No comment (my text: no photomontage, she really looks that great ;-).

100th Anniversary of Airport Hamburg9/28/2011

Some closeups of planes, shot at the 100th birthday event last weekend.

Middle Ages festival9/21/2011

Tournaments, sword fights, jugglers and lots of middle ages fans in Hamburg Öjendorf.

New York days9/9/2011

Some impressions of skyscrapers and the Metropolitan Museum from our short trip to NY.

Old generator hall8/30/2011

These generators are dating back to the 1920ies, long retired. But the hall was open to the public for the days of the industrial memorial.

British Fair Animals8/14/2011

A visit to the yearly British Fair event in Hamburg. The eagles and horses made great pictures.

Marita - Germanys Next Topmodel8/7/2011

Marita, who is the daughter of friend, wanted to have a photo session like she saw in Germany's Next Topmodel (a popular TV show here in germany). The young lady is talented I think. The shooting was done just with available light and a reflector.

New York nights8/1/2011

Since New York has become a pretty safe place you can e.g. stroll to Brooklyn with a SLR.

Harley Davidson Days 20117/1/2011

Tough guys, but friendly and peaceful. Pictures were taken at the awards show of the best bike modders.

Wedding Anne & Lutz6/18/2011

The small and private wedding of a couple we are friends with. I had the honor to be the wedding photographer, and the fish market area in Hamburg served as nordic habour backdrop.

Training the eye in the woods6/11/2011

Woods are very difficult to take with the camera, since pictures will get messy and chaotic very easily. A few hours in the Niendorfer Gehege together with Marting is a good training. All images were taken in a radius of about 100 meters.

Artic Sail Cruise Wildlife5/4/2011

The third part of the photos of our trip to the artic, the wildlife. Polar bears, blue whales, seals and reindeers. Since they don't know us humans, they usually react nosy and curious.


Impression from a short trip to Würzburg. The city is small, but has lots of history and old buildings. The first session edited with the new very precise Raw Therapee Floating Point.

Sessions with Eike, Spring 114/2/2011

The best-of collection deriving from three sessions together with Eike. They were shot in the habour of Hamburg, Lübeck and elsewhere.

Venetian Carnival 20113/7/2011

Since moren than ten years now the venetian style carnival is held here in Hamburg. It's named "Maskenzauber", but the richness of masks an colors is the same.

Hidden Hallways2/17/2011

In the old town of Hamburg there are several unknown, sometimes old hallways. Created in two session with Eike and Martin.

St. Peter Ording in the snow2/6/2011

A bit late, some pictures of new years eve in the show. The lighthouse of Westerhever is a beauty and has already been used for some beer commercials.

Ice on river Elbe1/14/2011

In Blankenese there is a section of the beach where there was lots of ice. A short session with Eike.

Habour City of Hamburg12/28/2010

The newly built habour city of Hamburg, explored in a creepy cold evening with Eike.


Thilo is the little son of Jens and Astrid. The sessions took place in an interval of several month. The last session here was just sponatiously using the last evening light.

Okavango - Camp Shinde12/2/2010

Camp Shinde lies nearer to the Okavango river than camp Okuti and also sports a rich wildlife. Specialties are foot safaris and fishing in the Okavango.

Autumn 201011/15/2010

A few collected pictures, shot in the last weeks.

Artic Sail Cruise Ice & Landscapes11/5/2010

As second part of the photos of our trip to the artic some ice and landscape. The scales and loneliness of the artic is very impressive.

Fog in the park10/31/2010

The early morning fog invited to a photo session before breakfast. Ghostly silence and pictures.

Masks and acient egypt10/22/2010

A photo session with Eike in the Museum für Völkerkunde here in Hamburg. Especially the collection of ghostly mask of the south see is worth visiting, as well as the thousands of years old egyptian exibits.

Artic Sail Cruise - The People10/9/2010

As first part of the photos of our trip to the artic, here are the people portraits. The other parts will follow in a couple weeks.

France - Nice8/8/2010

Nice and it's surrounding areas. Most beautiful are the little mountain villages where time seems to be standing still.

Island of Sylt7/14/2010

A very relaxed photographers weekend with Eike on Sylt. There are not many sights on Sylt, but the deeply blue water at the Sylter Ellenbogen impressed me.

Okavango - Camp Okuti5/24/2010

Camp Okuti lies right in the center of the Okavango Delta and sports a very rich wildlife.

Molfsee open-air museum4/14/2010

Time seems to be standing still since a hundert years ago. A day trip with Astrid, Eike & Dagmar.

Ploen during the winter3/10/2010

Iced pictures of a photographers day with Eike.

Botswana - Chobe River2/14/2010

The area surrounding the chobe river in Botswana is the most elephant rich of the earth.

Sambia - Victoria Falls1/17/2010

The Victoria Falls are one of the seven wonders of the world- and it really deserves this.


Turn of the year in the town of Mozart.


After missing the original exibition in Hamburg since I was a child, I was impressed now. Recommendable, even if flash and tripod are not allowed.

Science Slam9/5/2009

Many oppurtunities to take black and white photos of young scientists.

San Diego Sea World10/19/2008

The large Sea World a the west coast. Bathing with whales and delphins is an unfogettable events you should not miss.

USS Midway10/1/2008

The USS Midway is a large aircraft carrier that has been retired by the navy. Now it's a museum in San Diego.

The Getty Center9/21/2008

The Los Angeles Getty Museum is as such (almost) more beatiful than it's contents ;-). Atmosphere and architecture are pretty impressive, be sure to have a visit!

Sequoia National Park9/18/2008

Sequoia National Park in california. The sequoia trees a sometimes thousands of years old and very impressive. Especially standing next to it, feeling tiny.

San Diego Wild Animal Park8/28/2008

You should not mix up the San Diego Zoo and it's offspring Wild Animal Park with a normal zoo- you will be stunned often...

Weltvogelpark Walsrode8/3/2008

A large bird park in Lower Saxony, easily reachably from Hamburg.

Wedding Meltem & Patrick5/5/2008

As gast photographer I tried to catch some highlights of this german-turkish wedding.


Takes of many little sessions.

Meltem and Melih10/21/2007

Two sessions with brother and sister: an old one with Meltem, and a new one with many photos of Melih.

Airport Days 200710/3/2007

Day of the open door at the airport of Hamburg, showing many beautiful old aircrafts.


An extended weekend in the town of love. Paris has many shades and is always worth a visit!

Wedding Anne & Tobias6/19/2007

The most beautiful day in life and my takes to catch the positive atmosphere of that day. Not that simple since everyone is constantly moving around the the light is almost not controllable.


In rememberance of my little cousin Annika.

Henning's Porsche5/6/2007

Henning and his pride and joy: a 911 with air cooling.

Gran Canaria4/2/2007

An one week vacation. Unfortunately we were on the north east side and overlooked the big mountain in the middle. ;-)


A little shooting for his personal use. The first shooting using ColorChecker to correct colors.