Landscape photography and dog walking. Do they go together well? I think no… or yes if you know the traps. Over the years I created a habit which a landscape photographer should always optimize. I scan everything in front, I often turn around to see things from a different angle. I look to the left and to the right. I step forward and back to finalize my composition. Boomer was always watching me doing this. I didn’t recognize that he was developing the same habit. He started to think that I was scanning the surrounding to detect enemies early. He started to become aware and alerted of other people walking or jogging by, bicycles, cars… and other dogs. I created myself a problem. With the help of a fantastic dog trainer, I slowly return to normal. I use a marker word and clicker and focus at him while we walk. I think we will be fine very soon. If you are a landscape photographer and you plan to get a dog… watch out. Don’t fall into the same trap. Boomer is definitely worth any effort to get him back to normal. We joined an obedience rally team which helps a lot to train him to accept my habits as a landscape photographer. Now we are communicating at the same level with the same meanings. Autumn is coming and we have to prepare ourselves for various photography trips. Stay safe and healthy. Happy days. Reinhold and Boomer.
Happy days. Reinhold
I will be offline for a few days. Boomer (my dog) has to face an operation tomorrow morning. I hope everything will be fine. But I am pretty nervous. Stay safe and happy days to you. Reinhold
A blossom from a plant in front of my house. I used my Wacom drawing tablet as a base and the top of a box as my background. I like this fresh composition. Spring time! Happy days. Stay safe and healthy. Reinhold
From my archive: An evening walk in the moor. Happy days. Reinhold
… change of taste over the last years… a before and after in windows
more out and in views: Windows
One of these typical days in the North of Germany. Clouds at the coastline of the National Park Wadden Sea. The returning tide has already reached the beach. Now it is time to walk a bit faster.
Peaceful – Bornhorster Seen – North Germany. 4 sailing boats sleeping in a lake covered with fog early this year. I had to walk into the lake to get passed the tree on the right. A cool, wet but fun experience. Wakes you up… early in the morning.
3-2-1-Go. Waiting to be released. 99 red balloons are waiting to escape from their red jail into the blue air. A fascinating view.
This is image #3 of 4 of my Patterns series.
If you like to take an unusual bath in the moors of the North you are invited to visit the Dänikhorster Moor. And… you can enjoy a stunning sunset at the same time. But hurry up, there is a long waiting list for this place. 🙂
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Yesterday I found a very interesting and inspiring video by Erik Wahlstrom in his awesome YouTube channel. If you are not sure what landscape photography is all about, spent 6 minutes of your time. Awesome stuff!
I’m fascinated by intimate landscapes. These are the subjects that many people might simply walk past. The PSD file has a dimension of 10,000 x 6,000 px and is optimized for large scale printing.
This is image #2 of 4 of my Patterns series.
The blue bridge – not as gigantic as the Tower Bridge in London or the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco, but the KWB – Kaiser Wilhelm Brücke in Wilhelmshaven is a landmark of the North.
For more bridges please follow this link: Bridge