Walldorf

The first stop on our little summer road trip this year is a little romantic city just outside Walldorf.

A most beautiful university city I want to revisit next time I may have to travel to the center of the SAP universe in Walldorf. A most symbolic overnight stop (many more to come these two weeks) in an idyllic city as I have to refind my workflow. This is my first ever longer roadtrip I travel without a full fledge laptop. A roadtrip I will try to optimize my digital workflow from viewfinder to blogpost by using my iPad as my main digital workstation while on the road. 

The last few years my workflow has become to top heavy, and the fun of getting a quick post out had disappeared. This year I will try to change that flow, and what better city to start this in as Heidelberg. 

Saint Vitus Cathedral

The Metropolitan Cathedral of Saints Vitus, Wenceslaus and Adalbert (Czech: metropolitní katedrála svatého Víta, Václava a Vojtěcha) is a Roman Catholic metropolitan cathedral in the city of Prague and the seat of the Archbishop of Prague.

Up to 1997, the cathedral was dedicated only to Saint Vitus, and is still commonly named only as St. Vitus Cathedral and we respect this ancient tradition.

The Baredine Cave

The Baredine Cave is a geomorphologic monument of nature

Geomorphologic comes from the word geomorphology (from Greek: γῆ, ge, “earth”; μορφή, morfé, “form”; and λόγος, logos, “study”) and is the scientific study of the origin and evolution of topographic and bathymetric features created by physical or chemical processes operating at or near Earth’s surface.

Nature, in the broadest sense, is equivalent to the natural, or universe. “Nature” refers to the phenomena of the world, and also to life in general. It ranges in scale from the subatomic to the cosmic.

The Baredine Cave combines indeed both and hosts the cave olm (Proteus anguinus) which is also called the human fish.

Dinner

Bed and Breakfast …

Looking for a Bed and Breakfast ?
Give the BB at Vaxholms Castle a Go … at least the scenery can’t go wrong 🙂

Neverland

The Three Witches …

My First HDR …

I have been planning a long time to look into HDR shooting, and only last week I got inspired by a very nice shot of a swane by @imrogb and he pointed me in the good direction of this very nifty tutorial.

So, here I was in Sälen, practizing my HDR shooting skills on the snowy hills of the Swedish Fjällen.

Offcourse these pictures are a little over the top, and the beauty is going to be to tone down the HDR effect, so one does not recognize it as HDR as such, and it just enriches the picture, but for now, like a kid in the candy store, playing with his first Sony, all registers are open …

The full experiment at Flick’r is here (including the Spa Lady with the hairy back)

Golf Course ?

The Shining