As a freelancing photographer, mainly shooting in urban environments and far off locations across the globe, I’m in a constant need for performance and reliability when it comes to my gear. Not only my cameras and lenses have to be rock-solid in every condition, but also the devices I use for storage and editing have to work flawlessly.Read More
Welcome back to the blog!
It’s been a while since I last posted and a lot has happened since then.
I moved to Berlin a couple months ago, though I’m still in the process of building up the new office space here in the heart of the city. With this a lot of changes came a long the way, especially regarding my workflow. And by workflow I mean the whole process from being at a far away location and producing content, right up to being back in the office and getting piles of work done and delivered to my clients.Read More
I recently moved to Berlin as I wanted to put myself into a new environment, meeting inspiring people and boosting my creativity, especially when it comes to photography and life in general.
This time I wanted a fresh start, so I decided to really bring none of my old furniture into the new flat. Soon though, I began to realise that I have quite a lot of stuff which I need to put somewhere, especially clothes…
But little did I know, there is a really great solution for this…Read More
In this post you'll find some of the images I took that day, followed by a playlist featuring 20 dope tracks I like to listen to when being creative.Read More
Welcome to Part 2 of an ongoing series about how I integrated the Synology DS1517+ into my personal photography workflow.
In this part I'd like to show you some possibilities and insights on my remote setup for using the Synology DS1517+. Therefore we cover topics like configuration of HTTPS/VPN access, cloud services for off-site backups and how to access the NAS from the internet, by using your laptop or mobile device.
Let's talk about how to set this up.Read More
Welcome back to my second tutorial about the Synology DS1517+.
While the first episode was more about the general pros and cons of NAS solutions and why the products from Synology are a real game-changer for your content management, this post will dive into more details about how I integrated the Diskstation into my very own photography workflow. I'll split this up into several posts, covering local and remote scenarios. In this part I'll talk about how to use Adobe Lightroom together with the DS1517+ within a local network. This is followed by how you can use Synology's USB Copy package to create a local back-up on an external USB drive.
Let's talk about how to set this up.Read More
A couple of weeks ago, I visited some cities in one of my favourite European country, Spain. With me I brought the new Canon 5D Mark IV and two Canon L lenses, kindly provided by my friends over at Canon Deutschland. The Canon 5D bodies are some of the most widely used cameras amongst professional photographers and are well known for their reliability, even under the toughest conditions.
Check out this post for some dope locations in Barcelona and Valencia and some insights on how the camera performed while using it there.Read More
Today's content creators and visual artists typically have to deal with a massive flood of digital content. Regardless of whether you're into photography, videography or other types of digital media, with the ongoing war on resolution, there is a constant increase in file size. And while you might start your initial career on a single portable hard drive, you'll most likely run into limitations very quickly. Most people I know in the business, including myself, kept on buying more and more hard drives, slowly blundering into a dead-end street of dealing with back-up problems, lost files and multiple copies of catalogues, assuming you're using Lightroom or something similar.
Let's talk about how to change this workflow.
welcome back to my second part of the Japan Series. Right after visiting Tokyo for a couple of days, I headed 140 km north to visit Nikkō, a city right in the mountains of Tochigi prefecture.Read More
I just came back from a two weeks trip through Japan. So I thought it would be nice to provide you guys with some detailed information and impressions about the destinations I've visited in the land of rising sun. Let's call this Japan Series, featuring a little article about each stop on the journey. First stop: Tokyo.Read More
I recently came back from a week trip to one of Croatia's most famous cities, called Dubrovnik.
Normally more into futuristic architecture and moody places, this was a nice step out of my comfort zone, to create some fresh content.