Walking my dog… #12

There are also mornings like these. Boomer had an early start. It was still dark, raining and the wind was chasing clouds in the sky. But we managed to avoid most of the rain during our walk. As usual we are now sitting on our couch and Boomer is already in the land of dreams while I drink a hot cup of tea. A Sunday morning… Happy days. Reinhold and Boomer.

Walking my dog… #9

Hey folks, how are you! It is raining all day long. No long walks, no action. Just brainwork. Search games, learning commands and some paper rolls to destroy. Boring. But we will visit the local Christmas market this evening. If the rain stops for an hour or two. See you soon with updates from my walks. Happy days!

Lake access

RSP - Reinhold Staden Photography
RSP - Reinhold Staden Photography

“I wish that all of nature’s magnificence, the emotion of the land, the living energy of a place could be photographed.”
— Annie Leibovitz

“It’s weird that photographers spend years or even a whole lifetime, trying to capture moments that added together, don’t even amount to a couple of hours.”
— James Lalropui Keivom

What is your aim?

RSP - Reinhold Staden Photography

A few hot days. > 30° C / 90° F. No rain.
The rain started last night. At 2 am. It rained the whole night.
When I got out this morning to shoot this image I was wet within minutes. Not because it was still raining. No… the rain had stopped. But humidity was extremely high.
I had to convince myself that it was okay to get wet feet and wet clothes. Next time I see Michelangelo I will have a word with him.

Happy days. Reinhold

Urban landscape print

RSP - Reinhold Staden Photography

Today I was searching through my files and stumbled over one of my all time favorites. I captured the image in Frankfurt years ago, when I was into street photography and urban landscapes. Today I read about the artist Steve Donwood, who did all the album artwork for the band Radiohead. He said that computers are alienating because they put a sheet of glass between you and whatever is happening. Finally he said: “You never really get to touch anything that you’re doing unless you print it out”. That’s what I did with the image above. And it feels awesome.

See you on Thursday next week. Happy days. Reinhold