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  • The One-Room-Challenge
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    was in Mexico City a couple of weeks ago and did 4 shoots in 3 days - all in the same location which was my hotel room. How I made the best of what I had, is the topic...
  • Agfa Isolette
    Die Agfa Isolette 4.5
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    Wer mich kennt, weiss das ich ein Fable für alte Kameras habe. Bei einem Besuch des Flohmarktes am Olympiapark in München vor zwei Wochen mit meinem Kumpel Gregor, hatte ich mal wieder Glück und stieß auf dieses schöne Exemplar...
  • Speededit Daniel
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    Sometimes happy accidents happen when you set out to shoot something quite different. This shot was such an accident and it was so much fun turning it into this piece of art.
  • Speededit Jacob & André
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    I got to shoot Jacob and André for the second time not long ago and I finally managed to record myself editing one of the shots from our shoot.
  • The Ethics Of Photo Editing
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    From time to time I get into this discussion - mostly with people on social media. It's about the ethics of photo editing in photography and whether or not it is legitimate to edit photos and/or how much you...
  • Back to Singapore after 6 years
    Back to Singapore after 6 years
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    I remember traveling to Singapore on a regular basis until around 2012. Then the destination wasn't an option anymore, until this year it became one again.
  • Presenting Jacob & André
    Presenting Jacob & André
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    Today I wanna talk a little bit about my history as a photographer and why this relates to my session with Jacob and André.
  • Presenting Eric
    Presenting Eric
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    Toronto - compared to other huge metropoles - is definitely a cool city and I enjoy every time when I get to visit. My last trip united me with Eric who is a graphic design student.
  • Presenting Rodrigo
    Presenting Rodrigo
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    I'm happy to welcome another member to the photographic family: Rodrigo from Mexico!
  • SPEEDEDIT ANDRÉ
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    Editing a shot from my shoot with André in Flores/Guatemala this February
  • Do what you love
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    This year I went back to Guatemala - mainly because I fell in love with this country three years ago when I visited it for the first time - and because I wanted to find the answer to one...
  • Presenting André
    Presenting André
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    This time I had the pleasure of shooting with André in Flores. We met through Instagram and found out that we're both passionate about photography and arts.
  • A PHOTOGRAPHY WORKFLOW
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    My photography workflow consists of 5 steps about which I wanna talk today. This process has been optimized and changed over time.
  • DIY DSLR Filmnegativ Scanner
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    Ich baue heute eine Vorrichtung, um Negative mit einer DSLR komfortabel und schnell zu digitalisieren.
  • Pimp your Rolleiflex
    Pimp your Rolleiflex
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    Today’s article is a little more technical and meant for those of you who own an analog camera with a focusing screen – primarily TLR’s like a Rolleiflex. I own a very old model back from somewhere between 1945...
  • Der Bodensee und seine Weine
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    Der Sommer in diesem Jahr ist durchaus hinnehmbar – zumindest hier im Süden von Deutschland. Also packte ich kurzerhand die Campingausrüstung ein und machte mich auf den Weg, ein paar Tage am Bodensee zu verbringen.
  • Presenting Stephan
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    I’m happy to be presenting Stephan as a new face. Stephan and I have met almost a year ago and back then, we started planning to work together some time.
  • Humberto Rojas & Umberto Federico
    El arte une a las personas
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    It has been an incredible honor and pleasure to work with Humberto again. You might remember, that we already worked together in December of 2016 in Mexico City. Since then a lot has happened in either of our lives
  • Das Musical "Elternabend"
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    Letzte Woche war ich bei dem Musical “Elternabend”, einer Abschlußvorstellung meines sehr guten Freundes...
  • Presenting Franz Steiner
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    Franz Steiner und ich kennen uns schon eine Weile – umso spannender fand ich es, als er mich fragte, ob ich Bilder von ihm machen würde.
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    Speededit Arlo II
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    I had the opportunity to shoot with Arlo in Vancouver again and yet another time I was blown away by his beauty and loveliness
  • Die Auferstehung einer Rolleiflex 3.5B
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    Vor einigen Wochen habe ich bereits einen Blogpost über meinen Neuzugang – die Rolleiflex 3.5f – gepostet.
  • Urbane Kunst
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    Gestern war ich mit einem guten Freund in München unterwegs und durfte mir zwei wirklich coole Locations ansehen. Der erste Besuch galt der Ausstellung “Magic City”
  • Auferstehung einer Rolleiflex
    Rolleiflex 3.5 B
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    Diese Geschichte über meine Rolleiflex 3.5 B erzähle ich immer wieder gerne – denn sie ist so unglaublich wie abwegig
  • Manhattan in schwarz und weiss
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    New York City ist toll wenn die Sonne scheint und es warm ist – bei Nieselregen und kühlen 9 Grad hingegen, mag sich mancher scheuen, einen Fuß vor die Tür zu setzen.
  • Partnering up with galleryMALE
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    I’m happy to announce, that I teamed up with galleryMALE.com to offer you a selection of limited fine art nude prints.
  • Guatemala 2017 - A Recap
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    One year later, after another 6 weeks and countless beautiful memories, here I am: back home, reminiscing, missing and remembering
  • Up close an active volcano
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    I’m primarily a photographer and not a hiker or climber…I don’t enjoy hiking up mountains and it’s a challenge every time.
  • Laguna Lachuá - Pristine Beauty
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    When you have some time to spare during a vacation, and you have already seen the major sights of a country, you get inventive and…you check Youtube for inspiration.
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    Speededit Dean
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    This shot was a pretty straight forward one. I used a steady light (my triangle light made of three daylight led tubes) and placed it to the model’s right.
  • El Mirador - the almost forgotten city
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    Ever heard about El Mirador in Guatemala? You might not if you’re not so much into forgotten Mayan cities in Central America – but you should consider going because it’s an insane experience!
  • World Class Coffee - from Guatemala
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    World class coffee definitely comes from Guatemala. Since I’m a coffee addict, this year’s trip was definitely more about coffee
  • Shopping gear around the world
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    Across my travels and the travels of my friends and fellow photographers, we naturally come across many camera stores all around the world
  • Erfahrungsbericht Rolleiflex
    Erfahrungsbericht Rolleiflex T 75mm f3.5
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    Ende letzten Jahres, bekam ich ein aufregendes Paket zugestellt – es war die Leihgabe von Mehrdad Samak-Abedi und enthielt seine Rolleiflex T aus dem Jahr 1959
  • Meine Erste Filmentwicklung
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    In diesem Beitrag geht es jetzt um meine erste Erfahrung mit der Filmentwicklung.
  • Filmentwicklung für Anfänger
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    Heute möchte ich mich ein wenig mit dem Thema Filmentwicklung auseinandersetzen.
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    Speededit Max
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    I had the incredible pleasure to work with Max in Mexico City again – only a couple of days before christmas AND before his birthday – which is actually today on December 23rd!
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    Speededit Humberto
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    Humberto is a ballet dancer from Mexico City and…well…he as every dancer I met so far, is fit and has a body to make you gasp for air.
  • Presenting Humberto
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    It’s amazing, how many awesome people I meet through Instagram – from all over the world. This time I want you guys to meet Humberto from Mexico City.
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    Speededit Help
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    Almost exactly 4 years ago, I finally took the plunge and found myself a model for my first ever people shoot.
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    Speededit Arlo
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    This headshot of Arlo was pretty straight forward – I just did a little skin clean up using frequency separation, dodged and burned the shadows and highlights to give
  • Presenting Arlo
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    Last week I had the incredible honor to meet and work with Arlo in Vancouver/British Columbia.
  • Von Film zu Pixeln
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    Ein kleiner Exkurs in das digitalisieren und farblich korrekte umkehren von Farbnegativen.
  • Presenting Mo
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    I had the opportunity to shoot with Mo a couple of days ago. Mo is a lovely young man and we settled for a couple of great ideas for the shoot
  • Brazil - a picture redrawn
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    8 years ago I visited Sao Paulo in Brazil for the first time and to be honest – I didn’t like it. At all. I didn’t feel safe, I spent almost all my time there in or around the...
  • Presenting Marco
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    Summer in Munich is still letting us wait but there have been a couple of nice days – and what’s better than heading out to a lake with a camera and shooting
  • FROM DX TO FX
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    For almost 6 years now, my trusty semi-professional Nikon D7000 has been with me almost everywhere I go. Time to upgrade!
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    Speededit Jonas
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    Jonas and I have worked together 1.5 years ago and he came to Munich for a visit – and another shoot.
  • Peter Voice & Samuel String
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    Some time ago I had the pleasure to work with Sascha Gutmann and create some image shots for his online appearance.
  • POLAROID ISN'T DEAD
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    There are many options but since I’m always drawn to stylish (and expensive) products, I settled on the Polaroid SX-70 that was built around 1974.
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    Speededit Danni
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    You have probably already seen my post about the trip to Guatemala and my shoot with the gorgeous Danni in Flores...
  • Presenting Danni
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    Traveling is always a lot of fun and brings excitement as you might have read in my post about my trip to Guatemala.
  • The Journey through Guatemala
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    I am back from my trip to Guatemala and it took me a while to write down my experiences, gather all the information, links, videos and photos that will appear in this post...
  • Mexico City
    HIGH ABOVE
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    I always dream about going up buildings and shooting down onto marvelous cityscapes right before sunset – but up until now I never really had the opportunity to do so...
  • A DAY ON THE BIKE
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    I’ve clearly underestimated San Francisco for a long time because Los Angeles has always been more in my center of attention being the beautiful beach and party destination it is...
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    Speededit Fiery Fall
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    Summer is over and I haven’t done a speededit video in a long time…so here it is: the fall edition...
  • ANOTHER PARADISE
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    Last Saturday I finally had the opportunity to visit the last continent on my list: Africa! I have visited all the others several times but Africa took me quite a while...
  • MY OTHER HERITAGE
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    After a couple of really exhausting months, it was finally time for me to take a couple of days off and do some traveling. I remembered a trip I did 2 years ago and since it was awesome the...
  • Presenting Anna
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    Anna and I had the pleasure to go on a business trip to New York City this week and I was so happy to get to hang out with her again after a long time...
  • OLYMPUS PHOTOGRAPHY PLAYGROUND
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    Today I was at the Olympus Photography Playground in Munich. Dominic asked me if I’d like to join him and so we went...
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    Speededit Tim
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    My work as a photographer is per se a very creative one but what makes the biggest impact to me is when I shoot someone, edit their photos, deliver them and see the reaction.
  • MOUNT FUJI
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    Mt. Fuji: Something everyone should experience once in his life! Here I talk about the prep and my experience.
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    Speededit Machu Picchu
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    In 2003 I read a book (The Celestine Prophecy by James Redfield) and this book somehow planted a seed in me. This seed grew into a deep wish to visit Machu Picchu once in my life...
  • Meine Ressourcen
    MEINE RESSOURCEN
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    Als ersten deutschen Beitrag in diesem Blog möchte ich gerne einen Artikel zur Verfügung stellen, der über meine technischen Ressourcen spricht...
  • Presenting Danny
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    I’m always surprised how Instagram has helped me to get to know so many amazing people. Danny is one of them and it took quite some time until it finally happened and we met in person.
  • Speededit
    Speededit Vancouver
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    This time the Speededit video is not a portrait or people shot. I decided to use one of my latest shots I took from the Vancouver lookout
  • Lisa Smith
    How Instagram can connect people
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    Yes – social media is called like that for a reason. It gives you the chance to share your stuff or interact with stuff other people put online...
  • Erinnerungen Schenken
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    Momente und Erinnerungen schenken - mit dem Fotosession-Gutschein von UmbertoFederico Photography!
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    Speededit Lisa
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    Since she only had little time, I wanted to shoot at a location that was easy to reach but had a nice and modern look and feel.
  • Presenting Andreas
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    After quite some time, many talks, thoughts and doubts I finally got Andreas to agree to come and stand in front of my camera...
  • Speededit
    Speededit Andreas
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    I have known Andreas for a while now and I’ve always thought of him as a very attractive and interesting man.
  • The workstation I use
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    This article’s topic isn’t totally new – in fact, it has been almost 1.5 years ago that I build myself a new computer. But I think it might still be relevant and interesting...
  • Presenting Sascha
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    As a very good friend of mine and an amazing fellow musician, Sascha came in for a shoot last week and we planned to take a couple of nice „lifestyle“ or artist shots
  • Speededit
    Speededit Sascha
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    When I called up Sascha and told him about my idea, he kinda only learned that I was also a photographer (apart from being a musician)
  • PARALLAX ART FAIR 2015
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    My mother had been invited to exhibit at Parallax Art Fair in the beautiful old town hall in Chelesa/London and I had the chance to spend the weekend there with her.
  • Julian Pt. 2
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    I am always very excited and happy when artists ask me to shoot them because usually these shoots are a lot of fun
  • Speededit
    Speededit Julian
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    I’ve known Julian for a while now and meeting him for the first time was very inspirational and fun.
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    Speededit Fevo
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    This time you can watch me retouch and edit a photo from my shoot with Fevo.
  • SHOOTING THE „HISTORY OF ART“
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    I’ve gotten a question from @emiliogomont on Instagram about how to realize this “statuesque” look and I quickly wanted to put up a little how-to article on how...
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    Speededit Leslie
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    I’m gonna start a new Youtube series called “UmbertoFederico Photography Speededits” and this is the first episode of it.
  • Presenting Miko
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    I’m back from Warsaw/Poland where I spent the weekend with my dear friend Miko.
  • Vitruvian Lens Magazine
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    I am happy to announce my third publication for 2014 – Vitruvian Lens! I came across this beautiful photography magazine when visiting a good friend’s and amazing photographer’s website
  • Presenting Matt
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    It’s my pleasure to introduce Matt to you. Matt and I have been talking for quite some time now
  • Presenting Jonas
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    I just came back from Berlin where I had a great shooting session with this beauty
  • Tokyo
    Back from Tokyo
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    Tokyo is a city that is really hard to describe. More than 30 million people live there. It is vast, busy...
  • Dustin
    Presenting Dustin
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    I don’t have many words about this guy. I can only say that I have known him for many years now and we went through some pretty rough times
  • Visual Artistry Magazine
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    Christopher Reyes Mangune from Visual Artistry Magazine approached me some time ago because he came across some of my work online.
  • LOVE HAS NO PREFERENCE
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    I had the idea for this series some time ago when I thought about a way to photographically describe a relationship between two men.
  • Imaginada Magazine
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    I’m finally able to present the first publication I have ever been featured in. The publisher from Imaginada asked me if she could use some of my work...
  • Discovering San Francisco
    Discovering San Francisco
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    It hasn’t been my first time in town but it sure was my first time I REALLY visited town with the eyes of a photographer.
  • Fevo
    Presenting Fevo
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    This week I want you to meet Fevo. I did a shoot with him this last weekend and we had a HUGE list of ideas we wanted to try.
  • Presenting Alexander
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    Alex approached me through my website and asked, if I thought he would be suited as a model
  • Felix
    Presenting Felix
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    It took some time to get Felix to shoot with me but it finally happened and I am delighted about the results
  • Toronto & Niagara Falls
    FIRST TIME EVER IN TORONTO
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    I traveled to Toronto/Canada for the first time and although I just spent 24 hours in town, I tried to make the most out of it.
  • Streets of Beijing
    THE STREETS OF BEIJING
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    Everytime I go back to Beijing, I’m amazed of how different life is and how this can been seen by just walking around the neighborhoods with an open eye.
  • Presenting Julian
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    I have had the idea to shoot a ballet dancer for a long time but I never actually met one…but now I did.
  • Streets of Peru
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    Peru is a wonderful country – colorful, diverse and the people are very friendly and open towards visitors.
  • Creating a Panorama
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    My latest shot „MANHATTAN VS. BROOKLYN” is one I want to talk about. I experimented with pano shots for a while now so some of the techniques valid for these photos were familiar to me.