European Central Bank and Skyline of Frankfurt/M.

This image is from the November page of my 2019 calender. It shows the European Central Bank and the skyline of Frankfurt am Main.

European Central Bank and Skyline of Frankfurt/M.
European Central Bank and Skyline of Frankfurt/M.

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Camera Maker: SONY
Camera Model: ILCE-6300
Exposure Time (sec): 1/400
F-Number: 7.1
ISO: 400
Focal Length (mm): 70
Lens: Sony 70mm-200mm/4 G OSS (FE)

National park Jasmund

This image is from the August page of my 2019 calender. It shows the famous forest of national park Jasmund on the island of Rügen.

National park Jasmund (Rügen)
National park Jasmund (Rügen)

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Camera Maker: SONY
Camera Model: ILCE-6300
Exposure Time (sec): 1/60
F-Number: 7.1
ISO: 1000
Focal Length (mm): 16
Lens: Sony PZ 16-50mm

Wäldchestag 2019

This panoramic image shows the ferris wheel at the “Wäldchestag” in Frankfurt am Main (Germany). It’s a fun fair which takes place once a year in the southern woods of Frankfurt.

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Camera Maker: RICOH
Camera Model: Theta Z1
Exposure Time (sec): 1/1000
F-Number: 5.6
ISO: 250
Focal Length (mm): 3
Lens: Other

Technique:
The shooting was done with a 3 meter (appx. 10 ft) pole to reach a more elevated viewpoint. The camera was a Ricoh Theta Z1. The RAW image was optimized in Lightroom and stitched with the plugin for Lightroom. Cleanup of nadir was done with Pano2VR.

Wuppertal Suspension Railway

This image is from the May page of my 2019 calender. It shows the Wuppertal Suspension Railway, a famous german landmark.

Wuppertal Suspension Railway
Wuppertal Suspension Railway

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Camera Maker: SONY
Camera Model: ILCE-6300
Exposure Time (sec): 1/500
F-Number: 7.1
ISO: 5000
Focal Length (mm): 22
Lens: Sony PZ 16-50mm

Hühnermarkt in Frankfurt am Main

This panoramic image shows the place “Hühnermarkt” (chicken market) in Frankfurt am Main (Germany). The place is a part of the so called “Neue Altstadt” a central area of the city, which was rebuilt in a historic style and opened to the public in 2018.

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Camera Maker: SONY
Camera Model: ILCE-QX1
Exposure Time (sec): 1/640
F-Number: 7.1
ISO: 100
Focal Length (mm): 7.5
Lens: Walimex 7.5mm/3.5

Technique:
The shooting was done with a 3 meter (appx. 10 ft) pole to reach a more elevated viewpoint. The lens was mounted with a custom-made bracket. Stitched from six images taken with a Walimex (Samyang) 7.5mm fish eye lens on a Sony ILCE-QX1. Five images around and one additional image for the nadir.