My first camera was an old Laica, which I got as a gift when I was 9 or 10 years old. However since I upgraded from CANON EOS50 ED to the digital CANON EOS 10D , photography became much more fun, giving me the opportunity to express myself, to show things how do I see them. And of course I enjoyed the fact, I do not have to lead endless discussions with Mini Labs anymore about what was missing on the print although it was on the film. Recently I upgraded to CANON 5D with an interim period with CANON 20D.
My preferred themes are People, Landscape and Architecture as well as Action.
Photography as my main hobby gives me the privilege to see the World as it is, in all its colors, shapes and lights, to see people reflecting not only happiness, but also tough moments of their life while overcoming various challenges. Photography is a special miracle for me allowing me to preserve the beauty of a very short moment for ever and allowing me to keep returning to that moment again and again.
And digital technology and computers with PS changed the until then picturing of the reality into a real art. Real art of taking the original shot as the beginning for my own creation, for expressing myself how I see the World. It enables to emphesize the feeling, the scent, the sound of the moment, actually everything what caught my attention. And create perhaps a picture which is not a copy of the reality, however enables to create a picture with emotions to share.