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In order to use up some leftover vacation days from last year, I went to Berlin for a couple of days to explore parts of the city that I hadn’t seen yet.…

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Top of the Wolfswarte

It has been a pretty boring winter and the last weeks, I didn’t go out much because whenever I had time, the weather was bad. Finally, this weekend, the stars aligned and I drove to the Harz for a short hike.…

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Return to Frankfurt

For this year’s vacation, Jessie and I went to Frankfurt for a couple of days. I had spent a lot of time there for work around 2012. Therefore, I was curious to come back and see what has changed. Also, I think Frankfurt is one of the most underrated cities in Germany.…

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This weekend, Jessie and took a relatively spontaneous trip. It was supposed to be to the North Sea but finding accommodation wasn’t that easy. In the end, we booked a Hotel in Bremerhaven which is more of an industrial small town - so neither an exciting big city nor a cute small town.…

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Herrenhäuser Gärten

We’ve been sitting around at home for months now (hence the lack of updates here). I had a couple of vacation days left over that I need to take till the end of March. Initially, I had been waiting for an opportunity to spend them on a short city trip but thanks to our government’s disastrous Corona response, that’s obviously not going to happen any time soon.

Therefore, I took the vacation days anyway and to at least leave the house a little bit, we drove to Hannover for a day.

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HDR Tone Mapping mit GIMP

Die grundlegende Vorgehensweise, wie man zu einem HDR-Bild kommt ist ja eigentlich recht simpel: mindestens 3 Fotos von einem Motiv machen (normal belichtet, unterbelichtet und überbelichtet) dafür am besten ein Stativ nehmen und viele Kameras haben auch automatische Funktionen, die drei Bilder aufnehmen die Bilder als Ebenen im Bildbearbeitungsprogramm laden Ebenenmasken für die nicht normal belichteten Ebenen erzeugen im überbelichteten Bild nur die dunklen Bereiche sichtbar machen…

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