Category: travel

19
Apr

.moshimoshi nippon.

we made it to tokyo, japan. what a blast!! i will come to that later, because we are super tired and totally wasted. today was the first day and we just took the train to the inner city and strayed around.

it´s sooooooo sick! i´m really in love with the people, the urban romantic, the clean look and the massive surrounding.

pack some stuff and come as you are!

impressions below

Smelly Subway

Pick me

Schools out

masked Subway Rider

old Thoughts

I can´t see anything

Rush stop

Threesome

Taxi drive by

She is smiling

The dark night∇ tokyo, japan.

19
Apr

.i try and learn.

i try to understand, adapt and see. but way to far away…nevertheless i´ll give me an A for effort^^

Life Framed

Hint

Orange Sidewalk

Smooth Criminal

∇ last days in aukland new zealand.

 

13
Apr

.coincidences are everywhere.

if you are open hearted, positive and wear nothing but a smile, they will find you and give you the joy of life. i think it depends on your own mood, negative feelings or attitudes will bring out negative pictures and the opposite way round. if you want to interact with other people on the streets, you have to be a mirror of themselves. and street photography is an interaction with your surrounding. it´s funny to try it and to see the result, i love it.

i watched a lot of matt stuart, joel meyerowitz and john free stuff in the past couple of days. and that is really inspiring for any photographer. don´t miss that if you are into it! and influenced from this strong words and the truth in it, i get some real shots that have a lot more strength in it, than any other street photography i made before. a new chapter opened in my book and i´m super stoked to write it – figuratively – to capture it, to try and to learn!

you have to understand and believe in what you are doing, otherwise your pictures will never reach another level of meaning.

if life is a joke, we could at least laugh a lot.

impressions below

Wait to cross

Death is behind a corner

death is behind any corner with a smile

eye contact with advertisment

Hypnotized

Get that bargin feeling

∇ auckland, new zealand.

11
Apr

.from missing and kissing.

we did it and we will REALLY miss this place!

our time in new zealand is nearly over. we have to leave in a week and heading japan for a while. like i told you on a previous post, i have trillions of pictures left and not the time to edit.  so i think there will be a lot of random post with random impressions coming up in the future. sorry about that, but i think you will enjoy it in anyway. if you have any questions or suggestions please leave me a text: mail@svenbaum.de or on my instagram account: stolenm0ments

japan is super amazing as you can guess and has a lot of insane nature as well, which of course, i will try to capture, but the main theme would be about street photography/portrait and urban romantic. i hope you can forgive me and i will try my best to give you the same epic output like i had here in z-land.

by the way, thank you all for supporting this blog and my instagram account, for the nice words, and the love. this keeps me up shooting and to give you the possibly best output i can

we had a lot of fun, have seen insane things, crossed a lot things from our bucket list, made a lot of friends and kind of the best time in our life. but this is not the end, it´s just one part of many sick journeys we will made in the future. so stay tuned!

thanks for all hanna, i luf u!

impressions below

Lake Tekapo-15

Lake Tekapo-9

Lake Tekapo-2

The Finger_

The Finger

Pedestrian

The Beauty & the Beast new zealand, random parts

07
Apr

.act of nature or an act of god.

after spending month on this two islands, you probably dwell on a thought.

who build that?

i am not a religious person, but when nature hit you that hard, you ask yourself a lot of that questions. if – or who- or how somebody build that globe he really did a great job with that part. respect dude! you can belief in what you want and i think in anyway that our mind is pretty dense and way to unqualified to imagine whats happening on our and beyond our planet. sarcasm hint – yes we are definitely alone in this universe trump elector! we think we can make a country great again?? we should work together and make this planet great again! safe it, stop littering it, stop killing what nourish us. thats a really good masterplan.

and if everything failed – who laughs last laughs longest – mother nature. she even will be there when we destroyed each other and cracked heads into each other! although a good prospect.

impressions below

Lake Tekapo

Lake Tekapo-8

Lake Tekapo-10

Lake Tekapo-11

Lake Tekapo-5

Lake Tekapo-7

Lake Tekapo-16

Lake Tekapo-17

Lake Tekapo-18

Lake Tekapo-4

Lake Tekapo-13∇ lake tekapo, south island, new zealand.

 

30
Mrz

.do what you can´t.

some days ago i stumbled over this video from the legend casey neistat.

www.youtube.com/caseyneistat

it´s super inspiring, and i think all of us really needs this kind of encourage from time to time. everything is possible, do what you can´t. such a good advise and so simple! go beyond limits, push yourself to another level. many people adore some stupid celebrities instead of starting a good idea, and get their own credits from others. ok, it´s a hard way, you will be disappointed, bleeding, struggling, hate yourself and others. but if you really should fail…. then you learned something for life that nobody can take away, because you are wiser! the result of this scenario is a lot of fun. so thanks my love, to make this amazing trip with me and show me places on this wonderful world i will keep in mind until i´m dying.

what if everybody keeps pushing himself and try to get the best out of it?! awesome prospect!

impressions below

RobRoy Glacier

RobRoy Glacier2

RobRoy Glacier3

RobRoy Glacier5

RobRoy Glacier4

RobRoy Glacier6∇ rob roy glacier, lake wanaka, new zealand

27
Mrz
26
Mrz

.sieg über die sonne.

i don´t like this kind of good weather photography. ok sometimes it´s just happening, it is what it is. when you don´t have the time to spend hours on location then you sometimes have to shoot at high noon. but please don´t wait until the sun is coming up for your pictures. it´s SO boring. shoot at low light, shoot in the morning sun, shoot when the rain is coming from the side or from below. it´s drama, it´s interesting, it´s special, and you separate yourself from 85% of all other people. dive into the mood, feel the room, take the risk! it´s worth it! i am a professing cloud shooter, as you may recognized in the past^^

impressions below

Lake Wanaka Neblig-2

Lake Wanaka Neblig

Lake Wanaka Neblig-3

Lake Wanaka Neblig-4

Lake Wanaka Neblig-5

Lake Wanaka Neblig-6

Lake Wanaka Neblig-7∇ lake wanaka, new zealand.

26
Mrz

.places you will never see again.

this is one of those really sick creations of mother nature. so safe my fucking planet and maybe or hopefully you are able at sometime to visit this great artwork of rocks and waterfalls wrapped in an epic surrounding from a massive mountainside. and if this one is not enough for you … you can have some cute but big parrots in this fairy-tale valley. unfortunately my batterie was dead to capture one. but i will keep it in mind forever! captured with my eyes and stored in my brain!

all rights reserved by mother earth!

impressions below

On the way to Milford Sound

On the way to Milford Sound detail

On the way to Milford Sound detail_5

On the way to Milford Sound detail_2

On the way to Milford Sound detail_4

On the way to Milford Sound detail_3∇ on the way to milford sound, new zealand.

26
Mrz

.landscapelover.

i need a second camera fixed on my other eye, because it´s not possible to capture every detail when u are straying around the countryside.

so no hating today, just show u some love from the other side of the world. this is my favorite landscape by far!!!  it´s so unique and so special that you’re not really trust your brain what it shows you up. i think there are just a handful other countries on this planet which have this kind of uniqueness. i made probably a trillion of pictures, so there will be following some other kick ass pictures soon! i have no time to edit them all now.

if you are interested in prints, please let me know. there will be a gallery show soon with really big prints! so make a reservation soon with limited ones available … dive in and enjoy! it´s real!

lots of impressions below.

Lake Wanaka-6

Lake Wanaka-7

Lake Wanaka-8

Lake Wanaka-11

Lake Wanaka-9

Lake Wanaka-10

Lake Wanaka-12

Lake Wanaka-15

Lake Wanaka-13

Lake Wanaka-14

Lake Wanaka

Lake Wanaka-2

Lake Wanaka-3

Lake Wanaka-4

Lake Wanaka-5∇on the way to lake wanaka, new zealand.