I have been working on my photoediting workflow. Improved (I think) some of my old images, like the Rosette Nebula and the Horsehead Nebula. Also had a go at the Elephant’s Trunk Nebula, North America Nebula and the Iris Nebula.
Been really busy with my new setup lately – finally good weather. I tried to make use of the longer exposure times I can achieve thanks to the new mount and autoguiding. Still many things to learn regarding autoguiding, but
I was using my old telescope, a Vixen AC 80/1200, to take some photos of the Moon (closeups) and also Jupiter. Well, actually I took videos and used the free tool “Registax” to extract single frames and combine them into
I’ve been a busy bee making use of almost every clear night. Slowly but surely I am upgrading my equipment. Modified Canon 700D and now a new mount (iOptron iEQ 45pro). Here is a selection of photos I have been
In 2017 I got myself an iOptron SkyGuider Pro – a little travel mount which allowed me to take photos with more than only a few seconds of exposure. In addition to the mount I got myself a small William
For the third year in a row the federal armed forces celebrated the Armed Forces Day on June the 10th. At 16 sites in Germany the armed forces opened their gates to welcome visitors. In Bavaria the air transport wing
Finally had a chance to do a milky way panorama shoot in the alps. Barmsee near to Garmisch-Partenkirchen was the chosen location. The weather was ideal so we decided to drive there spontaneously. Here is the result (panorama of six
Start der “Natur in Pfaffenhofen”, der kleinen Landesgartenschau. Am 24.5.17 war Eröffnung und bis zum 20.8.17 sind ihre Pforten geöffnet. Hier einige Eindrücke vom Gelände der Gartenschau. Das Album werde ich nach und nach erweitern.
Today a very special E-3A Sentry left Manching airbase. It’s on its way to Geilenkirchen. Final preparations will be made there before the 35th anniversary of the NATO E-3A Component. Apart from the AWACS, a Eurofighter Typhoon carrying two Storm
Finally had a chance to do a bit of spotting. Thanks to a business trip to Toulouse I could get a few shots of the local aviation industries’ babies, like the A300-600ST Beluga and one of the A350-1000 XWB prototypes.
Spent a fantastic week end at Achensee in Tirol, Austria. Splendid weather apart from the snow… Well, on the other hand it was the snow that made for some great shots. We also went to a very nice butterfly exibition
This cruise was unexpected. After our last cruise in September 2016 we wanted to take a break and also said that we’d never go on an AIDA ship as we really enjoy the American cruise lines. Since Meghann will go