Hidden gems in black and white

Hidden gems in black and white

In photography, the hidden gems are sometimes the images you do not see until you press the shutter. We see things in colour. And today’s digital cameras and smartphones capture images in colour by default. This is probably the reason why it is often difficult...
A Book of Churches

A Book of Churches

“A Book of Churches” is my most recent big photo book project and the first that I have published since March 2018. The 102-page, large square format book contains over 280 photographs of over 55 cathedrals, churches and chapels in Vienna, and around...
Autumn: Moods and Colours

Autumn: Moods and Colours

Autumn has always been my favourite season because of its multifaceted nature. The leaves fall, the wind blows, and the city and countryside slowly changes from summer greens into bright yellow, golden orange or fiery red.
Up to the mountains

Up to the mountains

As the Summer of 2020 – also known as the corona summer or the summer that never was – draws to a close, the recurring vacation theme in Austria was “Urlaub Dahoam”.But in landlocked Austria, the destination choices are either historic...
Macro Photography

Macro Photography

I consider macro photography to be more of an inward looking exercise, an activity that requires one to slow down and pay attention to details, very small details. It was the perfect type of photography to take up when most of Europe was in lockdown from February to...
Smoke Trails

Smoke Trails

At the peak of the Covid-19 pandemic in Europe in between March and April, my wife and I stayed home and kept much to ourselves to help minimize the spread of the corona virus. To keep busy and keep the creative juices flowing, I tried my hand again at macro...
Vienna’s Christmas Markets

Vienna’s Christmas Markets

Christmas markets in Vienna are a centuries-old tradition dating back to 1298. From mid-November to 25 December, many of Vienna’s most beautiful and famous squares are transformed into traditional Christmas markets. They lend a festive atmosphere to warm the...
Doors, Doors, Doors

Doors, Doors, Doors

They come in all sizes, colours, styles and materials yet serve the same purpose – as an entrance to an establishment, building, business, house or residence. I’m talking about doors. It has always fascinated me how much time and artistic efforts were...
Pilgrimage to Eggenburg

Pilgrimage to Eggenburg

It’s been an annual tradition of the Vienna English Speaking Catholic Community to go on a Marian pilgrimage every October. The destination has for the past years always been either to Mariazell in the Styrian Alps or to Klein Mariazell in the Vienna woods. For...