Besser spät als nie… Frohes Fest und alles gute für 2017! Ich bedanke mich bei all den Bikern, mit denen ich zusammenarbeiten durfte und freue mich auf viele tolle Shootings im nächsten Jahr. Die Planungen laufen bereits. Better late than never… Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year 2017! Thanks to all the bikers, with whom I had the privilige to work with in 2016. I am looking forward to a fantastic photographic season in 2017. Plans are already in the making.
Seasons greetings in 2015 were sent out to my readers in form of a bike decorated with christmas tree ornaments and christmas tree lights: Since 2015 was a motorbike-intensive year the idea was born to combine the year’s seasons greetings with this dominating topic. This is how it has been done. I placed the bike on the walkway before our house (which is only for pedestrians and bicylces, so no cars interfered with the shoot, same road used in these shootings Link1 Link2 Link3). Then I started decorating the bike with electric christmas tree lights and ornaments. I clipped the electric candles everywhere I could: license plate, windshield, footrest, fender, everywhere. Then I hung the golden ornaments and placed the purple tinsel. An extension cord brought power to the lighting and voilà – a kitschy motorbike. I used my Nikon D800 with the 80-200 lens and closed the aperture heavily. Most shots were made at f22 or f16/18. That produced a strong beam effect around the lightsources. Maybe I drove it a little too far and wider aperture would have worked, too. Well, you’re always smarter after a shoot. Setting up the shoot and shooting was quite funny. There were […]
Dear readers, it has been a busy year with many motorbike photoshoots and videos. In this spirit I am sending you seasons greetings with a nicely decorated bike. I wish you happy and peaceful holidays and a happy new year ! Cheers, Julian