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Week 52: X-mas dolphins / Santa's swimming reindeer as seen from cruise ship AIDAaura, Southern Indian Ocean (December 24, 2018)


Week 52 "add on 1": Christmas tree on top of mast of cruise ship AIDAaura, Southern Indian Ocean (December 24, 2018)


Week 51: Impression Kings Park, Perth, Western Australia (December 21, 2018)


Week 51 "add on 1": Impression Kings Park, Perth, Western Australia (December 21, 2018)


Week 50: Impression Melbourne, Australia (December 16, 2018)


Week 50 "add on 1": Welcome to Melbourne... early in the morning, Australia (December 16, 2018)


Week 50 "add on 2": Leaving Sydney with cruise ship AIDAaura (December 13, 2018)


Week 50 "add on 3": Find me..., @ Changi Airport, Singapore (December 12, 2018)


Week 47: My first attempt..., Bridgetown, Barbabos (November 22, 2018)


Week 47 "add on 1": Cruise ship AIDAperla in Fort-de-France, Martinique (November 20, 2018)


Week 47 "add on 2": Impression Fort-de-France, Martinique (November 20, 2018)


Week 47 "add on 3": Impression Fort-de-France, Martinique (November 20, 2018)


Week 47 "add on 4": Impression Fort-de-France, street is too narrow for the ship, Martinique (November 20, 2018)


Week 47 "add on 5": Setting Sun..., Fort-de-France, Martinique (November 20, 2018); high dynamic range


Week 47 "add on 6": Full Moon setting, St.Vincent & the Grenadines (November 23, 2018)


Week 47 "add on 7": Sunrise as seen from cruise ship AIDAperla, North Atlantic Ocean (November 18, 2018)


Week 47 "add on 8": Variety of vessels, Philipsburg, St. Maarten (November 19, 2018)


Week 47 "add on 9": Rising Sun, as seen from cruise ship AIDAperla close to Fort-de-France, Martinique (November 20, 2018)


Week 46: Sunrise as seen from cruise ship AIDAperla, North Atlantic Ocean (November 16, 2018)


Week 46 "add on 1": Crossing the Atlantic Ocean with CS AIDAperla; heading west, towards Caribbean, North Atlantic Ocean (November 14, 2018)


Week 46 "add on 2": Impression from Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Canary Islands, Spain (November 12, 2018); high dynamic range


Week 45: Cruise ship AIDAperla in A Coru˝a, Galicia, Spain (November 8, 2018); high dynamic range


Week 45 "add on 1": Beach club of cruise ship AIDAperla; deck 15 (November 4, 2018)


Week 45 "add on 2": Early morning impression on cruise ship AIDAperla #1; Southampton, England (November 4, 2018)


Week 45 "add on 3": Early morning impression on cruise ship AIDAperla #2; Southampton, England (November 4, 2018)


Week 43: Impression @ Osterdeich near Cafe Ambiente, Bremen (October 27, 2018)


Week 43 "add on": Impression (close up) @ Osterdeich near Cafe Ambiente, Bremen (October 27, 2018)


Week 42: Cruise ship MS Balmoral; 218 m in length (Fred Olsen Cruise Lines) in Bremen-Getreidehafen; (October 21, 2018)


Week 40: Walnuts from my garden (October 6, 2018)


Week 32: Swan family, Werdersee, Bremen-Habenhausen (August 6, 2018)


Week 32 "add on 1": Swan family, Werdersee, Bremen-Habenhausen (August 6, 2018)


Week 32 "add on 2": Impression from Kirchweyhe, nearby Bremen (August 6, 2018)


Week 32 "add on 3": Sun behind leaves, Weyhe, nearby Bremen (August 5, 2018)


Week 31: Setting Sun, Holz- und Fabrikenhafen, Bremen (July 30, 2018)


Week 31 "add on 1": Setting Sun, Waterfront Center, Bremen (August 1, 2018)


Week 31 "add on 2": Sunset, Holz- und Fabrikenhafen, Bremen (August 1, 2018)


Week 28: Sunset, Europahafen, Bremen (July 15, 2018)


Week 26: Planet Venus and cruise ship MS Boudicca in Bremen-Getreidehafen (June 26, 2018)


Week 25: Wildlife @ Central Park, Manhattan, NYC (June 23, 2018)


Week 25 "add on 1": Impression Central Park, Manhattan, NYC (June 21, 2018)


Week 25 "add on 2": Times Square, Manhattan, NYC (June 21, 2018)


Week 25 "add on 3": Solstice yoga @ Times Square, Manhattan, NYC (June 21, 2018)


Week 25 "add on 4": Solstice yoga @ Times Square, Manhattan, NYC (June 21, 2018)


Week 25 "add on 5": Solstice yoga @ Times Square, Manhattan, NYC (June 21, 2018)


Week 25 "add on 6": Impression Broadway / 34th street, Manhattan, NYC (June 21, 2018)


Week 25 "add on 7": Empire State Building as seen from 34th street, Manhattan, NYC (June 21, 2018)


Week 25 "add on 8": Rockefeller Center #1, Manhattan, NYC (June 21, 2018)


Week 25 "add on 9": Rockefeller Center #2, Manhattan, NYC (June 21, 2018)


Week 25 "add on 10": Trump Tower @ 5th avenue, Manhattan, NYC (June 21, 2018)


Week 25 "add on 11": Impression 5th avenue, Manhattan, NYC (June 21, 2018)


Week 25 "add on 12": Impression 8th avenue / 57th street, Manhattan, NYC (June 21, 2018)


Week 25 "add on 13": Cruise ship AIDAvita in Manhattan, Hudson river, Pier 90, NYC (June 21, 2018)


Week 25 "add on 14": Impression Manhattan, NYC, as seen from 11th avenue / Lincoln tunnel (June 24, 2018)


Week 25 "add on 15": Becoming..., Impression Manhattan, NYC, as seen from 11th avenue / 37th street (June 24, 2018)


Week 25 "add on 16": Impression Charles river Esplanade, Boston, Massachusetts (June 19, 2018)


Week 25 "add on 17": Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Cambridge, Massachusetts (June 19, 2018)


Week 25 "add on 18": Book your next cruise here..., impression from Bar Harbor, Maine (June 18, 2018)


Week 25 "add on 19": Impression from Bar Harbor, Maine (June 18, 2018)


Week 24: Mother goose with seven kids, Reykjavik, Iceland (June 11, 2018)


Week 23: Sunset as seen from cruise ship AIDAvita after leaving Invergordon, Scotland (June 7, 2018)


Week 23 "add on 1": What about whisky 5 and more? Kirkwall, Orkney, Scotland (June 8, 2018)


Week 23 "add on 2": Just married..., Kirkwall, Orkney, Scotland (June 8, 2018)


Week 23 "add on 2": Impression Invergordon, Scotland (June 7, 2018)


Week 21: Hungarian parliament building; Budapest, Hungary (May 21, 2018)


Week 21 "add on 1": Liberty bridge and Gellert Hotel Complex; Budapest, Hungary (May 21, 2018)


Week 21 "add on 2": Impression Budapest, Chain bridge, Hungary (May 21, 2018)


Week 21 "add on 3": Impression Budapest, Chain bridge & Hungarian parliament, Hungary (May 21, 2018)


Week 21 "add on 4": Esztergom cathedral as seen from cruise ship A-Rosa Mia, Hungary (May 21, 2018), image #289


Week 21 "add on 5": Esztergom cathedral as seen from cruise ship A-Rosa Mia, Hungary (May 21, 2018), image #308


Week 21 "add on 6": Approching Bratislava with cruise ship A-Rosa Mia (May 22, 2018)


Week 21 "add on 7": Impression Bratislava (May 22, 2018)


Week 21 "add on 8": Impression Bratislava (May 22, 2018)


Week 21 "add on 9": Impression Bratislava (May 22, 2018)


Week 21 "add on 10": Michael's Gate @ Michalskß Street, Bratislava, Slovakia (May 22, 2018)


Week 21 "add on 11": Michael's Gate @ Michalskß Street, Bratislava, Slovakia (May 22, 2018)


Week 21 "add on 12": Michalskß Street, Bratislava, Slovakia (May 22, 2018)


Week 21 "add on 13": Impression Bratislava, Panska Street, Slovakia (May 22, 2018)


Week 21 "add on 14": Impression from Bratislava, Slovakia (May 22, 2018)


Week 21 "add on 15": Melk as seen from cruise ship A-Rosa Mia (no stop), Austria (May 23, 2018)


Week 21 "add on 16": In Linz today, Austria (May 23, 2018)


Week 20: Get your camera ready for sunset, cruise ship A-ROSA Mia, Danube river, Romania (May 16, 2018)


Week 20 "add on 1": Expert talk..., cruise ship A-ROSA Mia, Danube river, Romania (May 16, 2018)


Week 20 "add on 2": Sunset as seen from cruise ship A-ROSA Mia, Danube river, Romania to the right (May 16, 2018)


Week 20 "add on 3": Rising Sun @ Sulina canal as seen from cruise ship A-Rosa Mia (May 15, 2018)


Week 20 "add on 4": Impression from Sulina canal with cruise ship A-Rosa Mia (May 15, 2018)


Week 20 "add on 5": Old Sulina lighthouse, Sulina canal @ Danube river "zero km"as seen from cruise ship A-Rosa Mia (May 15, 2018)


Week 20 "add on 6": Impression Danuba river / Sulina canal, Romania (May 15, 2018)


Week 20 "add on 7": Approaching Sulina, Romania with cruise ship A-Rosa Mia (May 15, 2018)


Week 20 "add on 8": Impression from Sulina, Romania (May 15, 2018)


Week 20 "add on 9": Cruise ship A-Rosa Mia @ berth in Tulcea, Romania (May 15, 2018)


Week 20 "add on 10": With cruise ship A-Rosa Mia in Novi Sad, Serbia; fortress Petrovaradin on other side of Danube river connected via Varadin bridge (May 19, 2018)


Week 20 "add on 11": Impression Novi Sad, Serbia (May 19, 2018)


Week 20 "add on 12": Impression Novi Sad, Serbia (May 19, 2018)


Week 20 "add on 13": Impression Novi Sad, Serbia (May 19, 2018)


Week 20 "add on 14": Impression Novi Sad, Serbia (May 19, 2018)


Week 20 "add on 15": Impression Novi Sad, Serbia (May 19, 2018)


Week 20 "add on 16": A-Rosa Mia in front of Äe×elj Bridge, Novi Sad, Serbia (May 19, 2018)


Week 20 "add on 17": A-Rosa Mia leaving lock Đerdap I (Schleuse Eisernes Tor 1), Romania side of Danube river (May 18, 2018)


Week 20 "add on 18": A-Rosa Mia leaving lock Đerdap I (Schleuse Eisernes Tor 1), Romania side of Danube river (May 18, 2018)


Week 20 "add on 19": Moon and Venus during "Blue hour", river cruise ship A-Rosa Mia, Danube river (May 18, 2018)


Week 20 "add on 20": Moon and Venus during "Blue hour", river cruise ship A-Rosa Mia, Danube river (May 18, 2018)


Week 19: "Wish you were beer", Impression @ Belgrade fortress, Serbia (May 11, 2018)


Week 19 "add on 1": Berth @ Save river, Belgrade, Serbia (May 11, 2018)
note: lower town area in the front; upper town area ( with St. Michael's cathedral) in the background


Week 19 "add on 2": Berth @ Save river, Belgrade, Serbia (May 11, 2018)
note: Park of Belgrade fortress to the left; old town area with St. Michael's cathedral to the right


Week 19 "add on 3": Impression, Belgrade, Serbia (May 11, 2018)
note: Park of Belgrade fortress behind; old town area straight ahead


Week 19 "add on 4": House of the National Assembly of the Republic of Serbia (parliament), Belgrade, Serbia (May 11, 2018)


Week 19 "add on 5": Impression Danube river cruise, A-ROSA Mia, Serbia (May 11, 2018)


Week 19 "add on 6": Impression Danube river cruise, A-ROSA Mia, Serbia (May 11, 2018)


Week 19 "add on 7": Impression Danube river cruise, A-ROSA Mia, Serbia (May 11, 2018)


Week 19 "add on 8": Impression Danube river cruise, A-ROSA Mia while heading Belgrade, Serbia (May 11, 2018)


Week 19 "add on 9": A-ROSA Mia approaches Belgrade, Serbia (May 11, 2018)


Week 19 "add on 10": A-ROSA Mia approaches Belgrade, Serbia (May 11, 2018)


Week 19 "add on 11": Impression Danube river cruise, Schl÷gener Schlinge, Austria (May 8, 2018)


Week 19 "add on 12": Impression Vienna, St. Stephen's Cathedral, Austria (May 9, 2018)


Week 19 "add on 13": Impression Vienna, Austria (May 9, 2018)


Week 19 "add on 14": Impression Vienna, Praterstern, Austria (May 9, 2018)


Week 19 "add on 15": Approaching berth Handelskai with cruise ship A-Rosa Mia, Vienna, Austria (May 9, 2018)


Week 19 "add on 16": View from A-Rosa Mia @ Berth Handelskai, Vienna, Austria (May 9, 2018)
note: St. Francis of Assisi Church @ Mexicoplatz in the background


Week 19 "add on 17": A-Rosa Mia & Crystal Mozart @ Berth Handelskai, Vienna, Austria (May 9, 2018)


Week 19 "add on 18": @ Berth Handelskai and ReichsbrŘcke, Vienna, Austria (May 9, 2018)


Week 19 "add on 19": Madame Tussauds @ Prater, Vienna, Austria (May 9, 2018)


Week 19 "add on 20": Planetarium @ Prater, Vienna, Austria (May 9, 2018)


Week 19 "add on 21": Coaster @ Prater, Vienna, Austria (May 9, 2018)


Week 19 "add on 22": Impression from 2. Praterstra▀e, Vienna, Austria (May 9, 2018)


Week 19 "add on 23": Impression from 2. Praterstra▀e, Vienna, Austria (May 9, 2018)


Week 19 "add on 24": Griechenkirche zur Heiligen Dreifaltigkeit, Fleischmarkt 13, Vienna, Austria (May 9, 2018)


Week 19 "add on 25": Stephansdom / St. Stephen's Cathedral, Vienna, Austria (May 9, 2018)


Week 19 "add on 26": Stephansdom / St. Stephen's Cathedral, Stefansplatz, Vienna, Austria (May 9, 2018)


Week 19 "add on 27": Graben, Vienna, Austria (May 9, 2018)


Week 19 "add on 28": Graben, Vienna, Austria (May 9, 2018)


Week 19 "add on 29": Kohlmarkt, Vienna, Austria (May 9, 2018)


Week 19 "add on 30": Spanish Riding School, Vienna, Austria (May 9, 2018)


Week 19 "add on 31": Venus above Danube river after leaving Vienna with cruise ship A-Rosa Mia, Austria (May 9, 2018; 19:12 UT)


Week 19 "add on 32": Stars and planet Jupiter over cruise ship A-Rosa Mia, Danube river after leaving Vienna, Austria (May 9, 2018; 20:36 UT)
camera: Nikon D7200; optics: Sigma fisheye; f=10mm; F/3.5; ISO 5000; T=2s


Week 19 "add on 33": Impression Budapest, Chain Bridge & Buda Castle as seen from cruise ship A-Rosa Mia, Hungary (May 10, 2018)


Week 19 "add on 34": Impression Budapest, Chain Bridge & Buda Castle as seen from cruise ship A-Rosa Mia, Hungary (May 10, 2018)


Week 19 "add on 35": Impression Budapest, Buda Castle as seen from cruise ship A-Rosa Mia, Hungary (May 10, 2018)


Week 19 "add on 36": Impression Budapest, Buda Castle as seen from cruise ship A-Rosa Mia, Hungary (May 10, 2018)


Week 19 "add on 37": Waiting for the Sun, Katarakten heading Iron Gate / Eisernes Tor with cruise ship A-Rosa Mia, Romania / Serbia (May 12, 2018)


Week 19 "add on 38": Here comes the Sun, Katarakten heading Iron Gate / Eisernes Tor with cruise ship A-Rosa Mia, Romania / Serbia (May 12, 2018)


Week 19 "add on 39": About 1 hour after sunset heading Iron Gate / Eisernes Tor with cruise ship A-Rosa Mia, Romania / Serbia (May 12, 2018)


Week 19 "add on 40": Approaching the Iron Gate / Eisernes Tor with cruise ship A-Rosa Mia, Romania / Serbia (May 12, 2018)


Week 19 "add on 41": With cruise ship A-Rosa Mia in Rousse, Bulgaria (May 13, 2018)


Week 19 "add on 42": With cruise ship A-Rosa Mia in Rousse, Bulgaria (May 13, 2018)


Week 19 "add on 43": A-Rosa Mia @ berth in Rousse, Bulgaria (May 13, 2018)


Week 19 "add on 44": Impression Ruse, Bulgaria (May 13, 2018); Liberty place (Freiheitsplatz)


Week 19 "add on 45": Impression Ruse, Bulgaria (May 13, 2018)


Week 19 "add on 46": Impression Ruse, Bulgaria (May 13, 2018)


Week 19 "add on 47": Impression Ruse, Bulgaria (May 13, 2018); Battenberg place


Week 19 "add on 48": Impression Ruse, Bulgaria (May 13, 2018); Battenberg place


Week 19 "add on 49": Impression Ruse, Bulgaria (May 13, 2018)


Week 19 "add on 50": Impression Ruse, Bulgaria (May 13, 2018)


Week 16: Sunset, Bremerhaven, North-Germany (April 21, 2018)


Week 16 "add on 1": Sunset, Bremerhaven, North-Germany (April 21, 2018)


Week 16 "add on 2": Borkum island or Helgoland island?..., Bremerhaven, North-Germany (April 21, 2018)


Week 16 "add on 3": Impression Bremerhaven, North-Germany (April 21, 2018)


Week 16 "add on 4": Impression Bremerhaven, North-Germany (April 21, 2018)


Week 16 "add on 5": Impression Bremerhaven, North-Germany (April 21, 2018)


Week 16 "add on 6": Sunset, Waterfront Center, Bremen, North-Germany (April 18, 2018)


Week 14: Leaving Alta by the sea, Norway @ ~70░ north (April 1, 2018)


Week 14 "add on 1": Leaving Alta by the sea, Norway @ ~70░ north (April 1, 2018)


Week 14 "add on 2": Cruise ship AIDAcara in Sortland, Norway @ ~68░ north (April 2, 2018)


Week 12: Impression Norway, Sortland region, as seen from cruise ship AIDAcara (March 19, 2018)


Week 11: Aurora Borealis above cruise ship AIDAcara; ~ 68░ north, Norway (March 14, 2018; 21:32)
camera: Nikon D7200; optics: Sigma fisheye; f=10mm; F/3.2; ISO 4000; T=1.6s


Week 11 "add on 1": Aurora Borealis above cruise ship AIDAcara; ~ 68░ north, Norway (March 14, 2018; 21:25 UT)
camera: Nikon D7200; optics: Sigma fisheye; f=10mm; F/3.2; ISO 4000; T=1.6s


Week 11 "add on 2": Aurora Borealis above cruise ship AIDAcara; ~ 68░ north, Norway (March 14, 2018; 21:52 UT)
camera: Nikon D7200; optics: Sigma fisheye; f=10mm; F/3.2; ISO 4000; T=1.6s


Week 11 "add on 3": Aurora Borealis above cruise ship AIDAcara; ~ 68░ north, Norway (March 14, 2018)


Week 11 "add on 4": Aurora Borealis above Troms° / cruise ship AIDAcara; ~ 68░ north, Norway (March 15, 2018)


Week 11 "add on 5": Aurora Borealis above Troms° / cruise ship AIDAcara; ~ 68░ north, Norway (March 15, 2018)


Week 11 "add on 6": Selfie with Northern Lights during cruise with vessel AIDAcara; ~ 68░ north, Norwegian coast (March 14, 2018)


Week 8: Aurora Borealis above cruise ship AIDAcara, Alta, Norway, ~ 70░ north (February 18, 2018; 19:02; UT); image #71
camera: Nikon D7200; optics: Sigma fisheye; f=10mm; F/2.8; ISO 5000; T=2s
note: ship was in motion; exercise: find the northern star


Week 8 "add on 1": Aurora Borealis above cruise ship AIDAcara, Alta, Norway, ~ 70░ north (February 18, 2018; 19:07; UT); image #93
camera: Nikon D7200; optics: Sigma fisheye; f=10mm; F/2.8; ISO 5000; T=2s
note: ship was in motion; exercise: find the northern star


Week 7: Sunrise by the sea, Norway (February 13, 2018)
 

Week 7 "add on 1": First sighting of aurora borealis from cruise ship AIDAcara this winter season; close to arctic circle (February 13, 2018; 22:27 UT)
camera: Nikon D7200; optics: f=18mm; ISO 6400; F/3.5; T=2s


Week 7 "add on 2": Northern Lights Cathedral, Alta, Finnmark, Norway (February 17, 2018)


Week 7 "add on 3": Alta Church, Alta, Finnmark, Norway (February 17, 2018)


Week 7 "add on 4": Aurora borealis over Troms°, Norway as seen from cruise ship AIDAcara (February 15, 2018; 17:02 UT)
camera: Nikon D7100; optics: f=10mm; ISO 3200; F/3.2; T=0.5s


Week 7 "add on 5": Aurora borealis over Troms°, Norway as seen from cruise ship AIDAcara (February 15, 2018; 17:02 UT)
camera: Nikon D7100; optics: f=10mm; ISO 3200; F/3.2; T=0.5s


Week 7 "add on 6": Aurora borealis over Troms°, Norway as seen from cruise ship AIDAcara (February 15, 2018; 17:08 UT)
camera: Nikon D7100; optics: f=10mm; ISO 3200; F/3.2; T=0.5s


Week 7 "add on 7": Aurora borealis over cruise ship AIDAcara heading north direction, Norway (February 14, 2018; 21:22 UT)
camera: Nikon D7100; optics: f=10mm; ISO 5000; F/2.8; T=3s


Week 1: Moon above cruise ship AIDAcara, Timor sea (January 1, 2018)


Week 1 "add on": Special event on deck 6, cruise ship AIDAcara, Java sea (January 3, 2018)

Last updated: August 2, 2021