The young women get crazy

I come from a short break the stairs down. Two young women asked me: Is he here? Astonished I looked on them – who? The couldn´t understand, I don´t know who. It was the german singer Andreas Bourani. The ARD makes his song „Auf uns“  2014 to the WM very popular.

last work

Later i saw the girls in the first row, they were totaly crazy. Unbelievable for me.

the oldest Jury Member not only by age :-)

Jury member 2017
Jury Member of Goldene Gans

Jury Member Goldene Gans Film Festival






Realy I do not know how long i do this work. Once a friend asked me, if I want do the work instead of him. I gues over 5 years i do the Jury member work. It is a pitty that the Church does not do more maketing for the little film festival. It is special for school pupils, youth and young people.
This year we had great short films there. Of course i don´t tell who win. For that you have to come to the show.

Have a nice day!

Testing graduated neutral density filter – Rollei GND Filter

Yesterday I was on a photo shoot. Longer time ago, i bought a graduated neutral density filter. The location i choose is one of the federal road passing through the City. One of the old „mistakes“ of the architectural planning afte

Rollei Filter Test
testing Rollei Filter

By this photo i tested the graduation only for the sky. That is the normal use to bring the contrast between the dark light and the high light closer together. So that you see still the clouds in the sky.






GND filter test
graduated neutral density filter

In the next photo i tried to see what happen, when i put the darker side of the graduated density deeper in the motive. As you can see, the light looks unnatural. It looks, if i use a flash for the street in the forground. The middle- and background are darker than the forground a typical flat flash lighting. But not for that theme. For that you had to build up a line of more realy strong flashes.

An interesting result. You have to look twice to notice the unnatural lighting. Sometimes when thunder is coming up, you see a similar lighting. Only the clouds in the sky shows it doesn´t work for a thunder.