Dramatic changes in photography over the past 2 decades
I bought my first camera in 1984. I had just finished a degree (German Diplom) in Geology when I realized that my true passion was traveling and photographing. So I turned it into my job…more
What is Fine Art Photography?
Is it still a special art form or has it become a modern marketing phrase
Per definition Fine Art Photography is photography created in line with the vision of the photographer as artist, using photography as a medium for creative expression. The goal of fine-art photography is to express an idea, a message, or an emotion. …more
The Magic of the Namib Desert
Using sand dunes for abstracts
I have been to the Namib Desert around Sossusvlei on numerous occasions during the past two decades. I vividly remember my great excitement when I saw the gigantic red sand dunes for the first time in the mid 90s…more
Bolivia’s Nature Art
Salar de Uyuni, one of the most harsh, desolate and spectacular landscapes on earth
The first time I stood in front of this vast expanse of white I was absolutely awe-struck. As far as my eyes could wander, all they saw was an endless blanket of glaring white. It felt like I had just left planet earth…more
Peter Lik Style Photography
Is it considered fine art?
The first time I saw the name Peter Lik was about 20 years ago in a book store in Australia. He had published a number of small regional coffee-table books, the kind tourists would buy as a souvenir. The following years while I was working on a large photography project in Australia… more