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Ingress Faction Wallpapers

For my fellow Resistance agents and my enlightened frenemies 🙂

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Lightning Bolt – Pearl Jam new Record to be release October 15th 2013

Pearl Jam will release their much-anticipated tenth studio album, Lightning Bolt, on Monkeywrench Records on October 15*, 2013 in the US. Internationally, the album will be released on October 14, 2013. Produced by Brendan O’Brien, Lightning Bolt marks Pearl Jam’s first studio album since Backspacer, which was released nearly four years ago in September of […]

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Züri Fäscht 2013

Sunset and Fireworks 🙂

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Obergoms 2013

Oberwald & Andermatt

Winter 2013

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Zurich by Holga

Only after walking through Zurich during Christmas with my Holga and a 400ISO film that I realised who spoiled I am with my digital gear and the light sensitivity of a 50mm f/1.4 🙂 Despite the deep black images the Holga took, I found them somehow interesting. Location: Zurich, Switzerland, December 2012 Gear: Holga CFN120, […]

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DIY Lense Filter or How I got my Ingress Invite Code

On my hunt through the internet for an Ingress invitation I stumbled upon the Ingress Google Plus Community where you can submit Ingress-related artwork and, with a little bit of luck, get an invite. I decided to embed it within some other pictures I made with some DIY Lens filters. Just cut out some shapes […]

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Review: Die Toten Hosen, Hallenstadion Zurich 2012

Review I’ve seen a lot of band getting lost within the huge Hallenstadion, especially if the gig isn’t sold out. Thence it was nice to see the the Hosen sold out the place in a couple of weeks, selling all the 13’000 tickets. And the band didn’t disappoint. From the beginning, the band connected with […]

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Holga Lomography – Taking blurry pictures before Instagram

I’ve got my Holga CFN120 now for quite a while, even took her with me for the last wedding I shot as a secondary camera. Although is quite cumbersome at times (taking pictures, waiting till the film is full, having them developed..), it’s a lot of fun to see, what ended up in the frame. If […]

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Fuerteventura 2012 – The Island Session

Third and final set of pictures of my vacation in Fuerteventura, Spain.

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Fuerteventura 2012 – The Squirrel Session

Took this set of pictures in Fuerteventura, Spain during a trip through the inland of the island. In case you wonder, these cute things are Barbary Ground Squirrels (Adrilla Morunas). The 70-200mm lens was a perfect choice for the task. I really like the depth of field and the bokeh in these shots. Camera: Canon […]

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Fuerteventura 2012 – The Dolphin Session

I took these pictures during a catamaran trip to Lobos Island from Corralejo, Fuerteventura. They told us, that they see dolphins about once a month, so we were stoked to see these beautiful animals in the wild. Gear: Canon EOS 7D & EF 70-200mm f/4L IS USM  

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How to take group pictures – Tips and Tricks

ISO Watch your ISO. With a high ISO you might end up with lot’s of noise. If you can, put the ISO to auto but limit it to max 1600 (depends on the camera you have. Some can even handle higher ISOs without too much noise). Speed Shoot like a machine gun. Fortunately, my EOS […]

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Manchster 2012 – Chris Cornell & Pearl Jam

Chris Cornell – 06/16/12 Review Arriving in Manchester at the day of the show, we weren’t surprised that the weather wasn’t as good as back home in Switzerland. The Capitol of Rain showed us, how the English Summer looks like. Chris Cornell on the other hand felt like being back home im Seattle and joked […]

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Air pressure and cluster headache

Going through some old stuff I found this little project from back in the days during my time at ETH Zurich. My office colleague at the time was suffering from Cluster headache. Since he had no idea on what the causes could be, we did, was we did best at the time 🙂 Collect and […]

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Grunge Vacation 2012

After getting tickets to both Pearl Jam Shows in Manchester this June, I was even more exited to see, that Mr. Chris Cornell announced his European leg of his Songbook-Tour and that he also visits Manchester during this week. Now that’s what I call a Grunge Vacation: Saturday, June 16 – Chris Cornell at Lowry, […]

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Sarah Blackwood – Wait It Out Vol. 1

Finally the vinyl of Sarah Blackwood’s record “Wait It Out – Vol. 1” has arrived, # 241 out of 500 copies. The cover is amazing.. you can actually feel the different layers of paint. You can see how Sarah created these here. Artwork Songs Wait It Out The title track of Sarah’s newest album & […]

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The Sarah Blackwood Chronicles

Walk Off The Earth I’m sure by now most of you have seen the Walk Off The Earth-Video of the Song Somebody That I Used to Know.. quite a performance. If you’re not one of the 36’940’306 views (as of January 25, 2012) of this video, here it is: Make sure you also check out […]

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Pearl Jam’s Eurotour 2012 Update

What a week… let’s try figure out, what happened…. 03 Dec 2011 A post on the PJ-Forum started the first rumors about an upcoming European Tour 2012. 08 Dec 2011 Pearl Jam announces the much anticipated Euro-Tour and confirmed the following dates / cities: June 20, Manchester June 23, Isle of Wight June 26, Amsterdam […]