KOLKATA — a feast for the senses and the lenses

KOLKATA – the world’s most beautiful mess. And a tail of SLOW PHOTOGRAPHY. Walking & wondering the streets of West Bengal’s capital with my Jupiter vintage lenses and being a still observer.

In Search of the Soul of Seoul

What and where is the soul of Seoul ? In its advertising campaign to attract visitors to Seoul, they coined the term: Seoul, the soul of Asia. So I thought it may be a good motto to go by, and find out what is the soul of Seoul ? And besides, I always….

Beijing – Love at first sight

Visiting Beijing was a love at first sight. Read here how this love story started and developed. And why I did not visit the forbidden city during this visit.

Hanoi – Asia’s most characterful city

Hanoi – Asia’s most characterful city When I started writing this post I thought I will start it with telling you that I have found South East Asia’s most beautiful city. But after some thinking, I changed my mind. Why ? Because beauty is in the eye of…

Harbin old city with a Helios 44-2 Lens

See photographs of the old city of Harbin – China. Photographed with a Helios 44-2 Vintage lens. By DOMINIK

Tirana – refreshingly different

See photographs from Tirana – Albania’s capital city and probably Europe’s most underrated city destination.


Harbin’s Snow & Ice Festival – a very cool idea In the following, I am going to tell you and to show you why I consider the authorities of Harbin to be among the most clever in the world. But a brief introduction into where and what Harbin is may be…

TOKYO – Shibuya , Shinjuku and then some

Japanese Gadgets Throughout my life, Japanese products & gadgets have played a significant role. The Walkman in the 80-ies profoundly changed my music listening habits. My first amplifier and the whole Hi-Fi stereo system were Japanese.


Street Art & Graffiti – An initiative between local artists and the city administration of Solo – Central Java has brought the city onto the international stage.

Melbourne? Yeah mate!

Melbourne – what a place ! After having visited Sydney and Perth in the past it was high time for me to see Melbourne and I was very much looking forward to this trip. There was one thing in particular that I wanted to find out.

Pretty pretty Amsterdam

Let me start this by exclaiming: If you have not been to Amsterdam you have not seen Europe. A pretty strong claim. Yes, I know. But seriously: Amsterdam is for sure among the most beautiful cities in Europe. Easily on par with…

The Temples of Kaoshiung

During a recent visit to Kaoshiung – Taiwan I had the privilege to photograph some of the most beautiful temples I have ever seen.


Impressions of Thaipusam in Singapore. One of the most interesting religious festivals in Singapore and a must-see for visitors.

Bern Short & Sweet

During January 2016 I visited Switzerland for the first time. Actually, it was the second time, because I was there once in my early childhood. But I have no memories of the very first time. This was a very short visit. Just 3 days..

Taiwan – Revisited

My second visit to Taiwan. – Very personal photographs from Taipei | Taichung | Kaohsiung. Taiwan like you have never seen it before.

Kaoshiung Asias most relaxed metropolis

Have you ever heard of Kaohsiung?  No?
Not to worry, you are in good company. Very few people know this pleasant city. Let me show you this jewel of Taiwan…

Roaming the streets of Saigon Vietnam

Roaming the streets of Saigon You may have read in my previous post that during February 2016 I had the chance to visit Vietnam for the first time. I spent 2 weeks in Vietnam’s economic capital Saigon, also known as Ho Chi Min City. My first week there…

Dalian – your not so typical China

DALIAN is different from other cities in China. Find out why and what is different about China’s most liveable city and see some exciting photographs from Dalian.

Vietnam during Tet

To TET, or not to TET ? That is the question. Most travel advice will tell you that it is not a good idea to visit Vietnam during TET. And I can certainly see why… But let me explain to you first: What is TET ? TET, is …


Green inner city Parrots, purple-blue colored trees and black swans… Where am I ? No, no. Not on ‘acid’ or any other mind altering substances. I am in Perth, dummy! Capital city of WA, a.k.a. Western Australia. And I love it here..

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