Getreideernte in Dortmund

Summer in Dortmund

July is coming to an end and despite full-bodied promises I still haven’t taken any aerial photos. That means, despite the prevailing temperatures, I have to go out into the countryside and fly a kite in weak winds and take a few pictures. Maybe the wind is not so bad and I am just spoiled …

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Malakow-Tower at Fürst Hardenberg Colliery

For today’s KAP photos I had chosen the Malakow-Tower at the Fürst Hardenberg Colliery. Malakow towers are imposing, brick towers made of stone, reminiscent of a castle. They got their name from Fort Malakow on the Crimean peninsula. Many early Malakow towers were demolished and only a few examples remain in the Ruhr area. The …

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Stormy conditions

Because my experiments with the Sony A 6000 on Saturday were not quite crowned with success, I didn’t want to do any more experiments on Sunday, but rather fall back on tried and tested equipment. After all, I had managed to get the A6000 up in the air with the help of the Flare-kite, despite …

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