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Kai Bergmann | Photography

Night at the Lough in Cork

Went out for some shots around the Lough in Cork. Following the track around which was lit by street lamps and the all around light from the street and the houses. A nearly cloudless sky and some stars on top of this.    

PhotowalkDingle

Last weekend member of the Google+ Ireland Community met up for the  G+ PhotowalkDingle .  We followed the Slea Head Walk, a little part of the Dingle Way. Lucky with the weather, we got to see some amazing scenery around the Slea Head and towards the Blasket Islands. Half Way Stop at the Tig Slea Head  Caife and Crafts with view to Coumeenoole Beach   And some typical local animals 

GEAR: Feisol CT-3471 Rapid

Coming from Manfrotto 055XPROB and an old Gitzo traveler,  I was looking for a more sturdy tripod, especially for landscape photography and long time exposures some kind of mandatory. After reading reviews and recommendations,  I read about FEISOL tripods. With some comparison and budget decision(!) the FEISOL Classic Large Tripod CT-3471 Rapid was my choice. Ordering and shipping was quite easy and fast done from the FEISOL website and the tripod arrived within 2 days,…and that a week before Xmas. Unpacking the […]

Gear: Ball Head Sirui K-40X

The Sirui K-40X is a serious heavy ball head. With a weight of 0.7 kg (1.54lb) and a height of 125mm (4.9″) its a bit heavier than the Manfrotto 498 RC2 but the load capacity of the K-40X is 35kg (77.2lb) rather than the 8kg (17.64lb) of the 498 RC2. I own(ed) both but can say for me the K-40X is better to operate. The ball head is made from aluminum materials, feels very smooth and easy in its move. Sirui has its own locking mechanism, […]

Northern Ireland May 2013

  A quick tour over the May bank holiday to Northern Ireland with the typical todo’s From Portrush where we stayed overnight we headed back to coastal route to cover the attractions as to see below. Dunluce Castle  for more information click here.   Very impressive and good service at the Giant’s Cause Way Visitor Centre, more information see here     The Giant’s Causeway   And here the view from the cliff walk down to the Giant’s Causeway   […]

The view to La Matilla

On the way to the south of Fuerteventura a stop at a view point with view down to La Matilla

Malta, St. George Bay Sunrise

A nice start into the day.

Tonight I got the moon…. full.

 

More green ….

Nice and sharp

Played a bit around and am impressed…. nice sharp where I wanted it…