Monthly Archives: February 2014

Wireless remote shutter release with the Nikon D800

The D800 is not the camera you buy for taking selfies, but when I test lighting setups on my own in my improvised home studio, I need a remote shutter release. Cables are annoying, so I bought the Nikon ML-L3 … Continue reading

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Getting maximum sharpness with the Nikon D800

The D800 is my first full frame camera, and when you shoot it with fast lenses wide open, getting images 100% sharp can be a bit tricky. The very high resolution also adds to the difficulties I guess. To take … Continue reading

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Vimeo does not work with Firefox and the FlashBlock plugin

The problem Recently, I noticed that Vimeo does not work anymore with the Flashblock Firefox Add-on: the play button shows up, but pressing it does not give you video during playback (even though audio works). I was using Firefox 27.0.1 … Continue reading

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Sprengung des AfE-Turms Frankfurt / Building implosion of the AfE-Tower

The AfE-Tower at the Bockenheim Campus of Goethe University Frankfurt was demolished on Feb 02, 2014. The 32-storey tower housed the departments of Social Sciences and Education for decades. I work at Goethe University, directly adjacent to the tower and … Continue reading

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