Wednesday, August 31, 2011

Prora II

Some new photos from "Seebad Prora"

the beach resort prora is the longest building in the world, it is 4.5 km long. It is of 8 different parts, where all parts look the same.
The building was planed and partly completed between 1935 till 1939. With the beginning of the second world war, the build was stopped.
At the end, there should have place for 20.000 visitors. Each visitor should have a view on the sea.
The idea was come up during the early 20th years. During the "Weimarer Republik" there come up a new law, that all employes got 20 days vacation per year. With this law for the most employes it was possible to travel somewhere. So resorts was needed.
The building itself has won a Grand Price prices at World Expo during this time.
This reinforced concrete construction was very modern.
The 9 biggest and well known construction companys had worked together, that's also the reason why this 8 blocks differ a bit in construction, because they use some different styles.

Prora I

Prora II
not finished block

Prora III
some supply building

Prora IV
nature around Prora

Tuesday, August 30, 2011

Prora I

here are the first pictures of Prora
I will explain more about it in upcoming posts, here in germany its not that easy to talk about history
look at this first picture and get your own impressions

completed block used by the NVA (east german army)

Modern Architecture
someone call this modern Architecture, but at least the building is more 70th years old, the tree probably  not

tried to destroy by sovjet army without success

Sunday, August 28, 2011

barbecue at the beach

after this nice Formula 1 race with 5 place for Michael Schumacher where he started from postion 24 and 6. for  Nico Rosberg who was the track leader for the first 2.5 laps after a very outstanding start, there was some time for a barbecue and a nice photo shooting at the beach.
here are some pics from barbecue, pics from the shooting will come this week soon.

by the way, this is a really good beer, not compareable with the beer that they normaly provide here in bavaria ;)

the 3 pics from barbecue where made with a very special lens. its very old and only manual focus is possible, do you see what they made so special even after 40 years ?

Saturday, August 27, 2011

do you like fish ?

if so, then have a look

the best fish ever,
you can try your own just, visist:
they also have some mail order service for smoked fish.

Thursday, August 25, 2011

Reichstag Berlin

some picture from Reichstag 
the center of germans government at berlin

Reichstag Berlin

Reichstag Berlin

Reichstag Berlin

dem deutschen Volke

Wednesday, August 24, 2011

because its too hot today

here are some winter pictures to cool down

do you remember ... ?

cold blue sea

sun vs snow

because it summer now

its not the end


Sunday, August 21, 2011

the problem ...

the problem ... by MKO007

the problem ..., a photo by MKO007 on Flickr.

the problem is the decision

its like yes or now, true or false, black or white, red or green,
its everywhere, its makes us the most beautiful things, but also the most worst ones.
it brings os out of space, and under the earth,
its love and death together
its like go or stay ....
do something, do nothing .......................

you decide !!

Saturday, August 20, 2011


future by MKO007

future, a photo by MKO007 on Flickr.
create your own opinion

Thursday, August 18, 2011


Reichstag by MKO007
Reichstag, a photo by MKO007 on Flickr.

even if they can read every day why they were elected, it seems like they all need big spectacles

Tuesday, August 16, 2011

pure water

pure water by MKO007
pure water, a photo by MKO007 on Flickr.

Sunday, August 14, 2011


summertime at Rostock Warnemuende
Carribean at the baltic sea

Saturday, August 13, 2011

Krka waterfall

Sigma 85mm f1.4 EX DG or Canon EF85mm f1.8 USM

Sigma or Canon,
which one would you prefer ?
the people who own Sigma will tell Sigma, on the other side, the people who owns a Canon will tell Canon. They both liked there lens, and they don't really miss something.
But how would you go for if you have to buy one them for your own.
While searching over the internet you will only find some laboratory tests.
From this tests you can only see both looks like, that they are very well lenses. At some tests the Canon looks a bit better, on some other Tests the Sigma gots better results.
But for which of them you will decide ?
on the one hand, there is the Sigma with an 2/3 more aperture of 1.4, on the other side there is this higher price of more then 500,-€ over the Canon.

So question is, is this aperture of 1.4 worthy to pay 500,-€ more ?
I tired to find an answer somewhere on the internet, but I didn't found.
I tired to search for a non laboratory comparison of this two lenses, but I didn't found.
but what i found where many comparison from the Sigma to the Canon EF85mm f1.2 L lens.
Ok I know that lens, and I know its great, but it coast 1200,-€ more over the Sigma.
Interesting where the results, the most people come to conclusion that the sigma as performance likewise as the Canon L.
But for me there are two points:

  1. if you look at the prices the sigma is more close the the Canon 1.8 then to the 1.2 L
  2. the comparison of this Canon 1.2 L and the Sigma where mostly done with an fullframe Body  
so what I will do know....
because I have to make a decision, I decided to test both lenes first.

so I can test them in the real wild, and also with my crop camera the Canon 40D. 


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