Lake District 2015 - The Hidden Stories and Discovered Compositions

Throughout the week's stay, I had the constant feeling that the Lake District had been taken out of a film. As if someone somewhere was holding a film clapperboard and triggered the film sequence, the Lake District for the first time, click,…

Lake District 2015 - The Unavoidable Closeness of the Sea

Connecting the local landscape of lakes and the nearby sea is obvious. They are directly linked by the high sky and open spaces. Backlit shots by the sea also led me to capture similar images towards the end of the week in the Lake District. When…

Lake District 2015 - Water reflections

From the second half of the week the photographs took on a different character. The sky had totally engulfed me and, as a result, so had its reflections in the water. And the ever present gleam and backlighting. Backlighting itself helps to…

Lake District 2015 - The Landscape of the Sky

I initially went to the Lake District with the intention of practicing composition principles. First impressions are almost always the same: yes, it's a nice landscape, but what can I do with it? My own emotions "caught up" somewhere around…

Lake District 2015 - Small, intimate region

The Lake District is a small, intimate region. Areas of water are enclosed between undulating hills and at a first glance everything appears tidy and sleepy. The dynamics and drama of William Turner's paintings remain hidden somewhere on canvases…

Lake District 2015 - Preparation for the Journey and Logistics on Location

So far, my experience with photo tours has been short, but nevertheless I have worked out several practical steps which always recur.A journey is always preceded by detailed internet research: maps, recommended places and what…