In Search of Spring

I visited the Westerwald region, a low mountain range on the right bank of the river Rhine in Germany. It is a part of the Rhenish Slate Mountains. I wanted to scout a gorge, in case I could take some interesting pictures. I camped near a stream, just at the beginning of a path whichContinue reading “In Search of Spring”

Books, Hikes and Feasts

Spring brings hope We all know 2020 has been a very hard and challenging year for all of us. Besides wars, international conflicts, and abuses of power around the world, the coronavirus pandemic spreads readily. Friends and acquaintances have lost their jobs, have had to cancel workshops or close their business. This year, 2021, theContinue reading “Books, Hikes and Feasts”

Its Winter , Still and Silent…Really?

It was a cold morning and hard to get up and go out. It was snowing heavily, and I enjoy the snow like little children. So, I went out. I hiked in the forest and things were quiet there, except for the crunch of untouched snow beneath my boots. After two or three kilometers, theContinue reading “Its Winter , Still and Silent…Really?”

Christmas Days

This year, Christmas days are under restrictions and challenges. A lot of people complains about not sharing these days with their families. But Christmas doesn’t have to be about families. A lot of people complains these days about not buying the presents, the special food and drinks they want to share with their relatives. ButContinue reading “Christmas Days”

Pas de Deux

Pas de deux, is a dance duet in which two dancers perform ballet steps together that portray expressions of affectionate feelings and thoughts between the partners. Some days ago, I reviewed my photo catalog, and I found some interesting pictures, that from my point of view, built a nice story. But, the photos I’ve foundContinue reading “Pas de Deux”

A Great Need to Get Away

Because we live with tighter restrictions as local lockdown, quarantine, or self-isolation, I thought that, to look for forgotten books in my bookshelves, could be a good idea. I found the book Wang River Collection of Wang Wei (699 – 759), a Chinese poet, painter, calligrapher, and musician. Wang Wei is especially known as aContinue reading “A Great Need to Get Away”

Time to Fly Away, over Hills and Forests

After the great review we shall fly away to warm countries, far from here, over hills and forests. The Storks. Hans Christian Andersen. It is a commonplace that autumn is one of the best times of the year for a landscape photographer. But, it’s true…I think. It’s time for enjoying the magnificent and the richContinue reading “Time to Fly Away, over Hills and Forests”

Autumn Leaves and Fresh Air

I’ve talked about the drought that the country have suffered during the summer, which was very hot. But, luckily, autumn have brought some rain and fresh air. Time for a getaway to some nice woodland in northern Germany and trying to forget for some days the bad news we receive every day about the worldContinue reading “Autumn Leaves and Fresh Air”