Category Archive: On the road

Shrouded in mystery

When travelling to Portugal in spring, you probably expect lots of sunshine and warm spring days. Instead, Mr Nerd and me found lots of rain, mist and fog. What the hell – who… Continue reading

Window display

Windows provide us with insight and outlook, reflections and mirroring. Strolling through London, I used some different views for taking my pictures.

Schönbrunn in black and white

Schönbrunn Palace is one of the most visited sites in Vienna. It was the famous summer residence of the Habsburg emperors. The palace and the amazing park provide plenty of shooting opportunities. Here is… Continue reading

Charming Prague

Prague is the capital of the Czech Republic and to my humble opinion one of the most beautiful European cities. There is plenty of everything: history, architecture, art, music, good food and Czech… Continue reading

Sound of music

This famous movie of the Trapp Family playing in Salzburg is basically unknown in Austria. The film is full of stereotypes and clichés. Thousands of tourists come to visit the scenes that mostly are… Continue reading

Highway Number 1

After three weeks, sightseeing in San Francisco, hiking in Yosemite and Sequoia National Park and spending 10 amazing days on Hawaii, the end of our journey was near.It was the last part of… Continue reading


Lonesome places might hide some secret treasure. Beauty is in the eye of the beholder.


Stations are a wonderful place to study people and their behavior. You see them relaxed when thinking about their upcoming holiday destination, annoyed when their train is delayed, angry when their luggage was… Continue reading

Leading the eye

As a photographer, you capture a 3 dimensional scene on a 2 dimensional medium. To generate depth, you can use the lines and shapes, play around with focus and different apertures. Simply said, every photographer… Continue reading


The Barbary macaques in Gibraltar are funny little fellows. They have been living on the famous Rock of Gibraltar for hundreds of years now and are the number one tourist attraction. These furry… Continue reading