A beach on Fuerteventura Well, I'm back from vacation. We spend nearly two weeks on Fuerteventura. This is an island which is part of the Canary Islands. While the vacation itself was great I had some issues with my camera gear and I want to share them with you.
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Glasbach Hill Climb 2012Yesterday I was able to visit the "Glasbach Bergrennen 2012". While I'm actually not necessarily a fan of watching racing events I enjoy shooting them. This time I had the opportunity to take out my new monopod Sirui P-424 for the fist time. Find the results after the jump.
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Gummibeat Shooting 2012/03/17Once more I shoot an event called Gummibeat. It's a kind of disco event. Of cause I'll not tell you something about the music or the drinks they serve. This article is about how I shoot this event. More after the jump.
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Carnival 2012 - BarchfeldThe carnival season is over. At least for the current half of the year. I shoot a carnival revue and like to share some pictures with you.
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Family Shoot 02/2012 Sometimes all the hoarded stuff in you gear bag/room needs to be used. A very good reason to do this is when your niece needs some family pictures for school. Of cause you can use you smartphone the get the pictures but where is the fun than?
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Christmas Shoot 2011It's time to present the results of our Christmas 2011 shooting. This time I was able to keep the pictures hidden until Christmas Eve.
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Some weeks ago I ordered some Pixel Opas flash triggers. To cut a long story short the Pixel Opas is a manual flash trigger in transceiver design. They replaced my old RF-602 and I'll add a short review of them later. But that blog entry is more about creating my own lightening for an event.
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Strobist home studio It's time to start creating Christmas presents. If you already have a child you'll may know that pictures of it are a good place to start. So I transformed our living room into a strobist studio. Luckily we where able to move most of the furniture out of the way.

I tried to lite the background to bright white using four speedlites. One light stand and three gorilla pods where used to position them in the room. I'll have to do some research to find more efficient positions for them. My main light became a 60x60cm softbox and I got some light from a 50x70cm softbox from the left. A 580EXII was attached to each softbox.
The most important gear: The yellow duck assisted as a light dummy.
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