Welcome to Rolf's blog

My topics range from photography and computer matters to travel, from news to opinion and spirituality.

Hi, I'm Rolf from Germany.

In my blog posts I write about my personal thoughts, experiences and more.

My native language is German.
So please don't bother about my imperfect English.

Latest from the blog

Blog Timeline

Nov 13

Arrival in Pula

Since Saturday, Nov. 10, 2018 at 17 clock I'm in Croatia. At the border crossing is police control. Schengen does not seem to apply here. Then another hour drive on a completely empty highway to Pula, at the southern tip of Istria. Friendly welcome in English. My landlady asks for my identity card, scans it with her smartphone and has all my data on display. Not even the spelling error of the local authorities of Freiburg in the middle name is missing. [..]

Oct 22

The shepherds and the truth

Recently, US President Donald Trump nominated lawyer Brett Kavanaugh as Supreme Court judge. The same day, a mud battle in the United States began against this nomination. The sludge battle was a sad sign of the deep division of American society, but at the same time a proof of the high moral standards this society places on its representatives. And you saw how ruthlessly maladies are revealed. Ultimately it was a victory of democracy.

In the Roman Catholic Church it looks worse . . [..]

Oct 10

High resolution panoramic views with the cheap Apeman A80 camera

At the beginning of my career in photography, I bought a Leica SLR camera. At that time it cost around 1500 Deutsche Mark. Years later, I worked in the profession with many expensive cameras: Hasselblad, Sinar, Nikon. Each of them for thousands of dollars. Therefore, it was almost inconceivable to me that they can bring a camera with good picture quality for $ 69.99 on the market. But they can. [...]

Oct 08

Let's start blogging

In this blog I will share my articles with others. I write about what interests me, what moves me. But it does not make sense to write it unless it is shared. Specifically, if I do it only for myself, it will become a journal, not a blog. I need - you.