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Wednesday, June 29th, 2016

Friends – Brendan and Jeff Crockett

Today English only
 
Before I started work on local projects as a photographer, I traveled around the world to take photographs of pool tournaments.
 
With this traveling, I met lots of people and some of them became good friends.
 
Two of them passed away yesterday – I can’t find the right words to tell you how sorry I am about this sad news.
I met Brendan first in 2009 when he was a kid and from then on I stayed in contact with him and his family. 2014 I went to Yosemite with Jeff, Brendan and Bill. What a great time we had.
 
Nobody really dies as long as someone remembers them.
Thanks to Bill for the great words.
 
I was and will always think about two great guys and friends.
 

Brendan practicing with Efren Reyes

This picture was also published in the book of Andreas Huber “Richtig Billard”

http://www.markus-hofstaetter.at/albums/published/content/richtig-billad/ 

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Our Yosemite tour
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Saturday, November 9th, 2013

and the winner is….

Marcus Horn!

 

Congratulations Marcus, you will receive soon a email with all information.

 

Enjoy your Buffalo Horn Qpod from the wildlife impressions series.

 

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Thanks to Qpod for making this competition possible. I had the opportunity to have all their products in my hand during the product photo shoot (a more detailed posting about that will follow soon). The workmanship and quality is top notch. Go to http://www.qpod-billiards.com/ and get yourself a beautiful Xmas present.

 

Enjoy you Qpod Marcus!

 

This article was written completely on my iPad and the image was shot tethered with an eye-fi card to the tablet. Retouching was done with Snapspeed and Watermark P. I’m a little surprised about myself, but honestly I have to say, that for lots of stuff my laptop will remain in the bag from now. Interested a similar read? Check out http://blog.markus-hofstaetter.at/2013/10/iphoneography/

 

And here ist the full picture from the riddle:
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Monday, May 20th, 2013

Virtual tour of my own pool room

For another project I had to do some tests with my new equipment. The virtual tour runs perfectly on mobile devices, tilt your device move through the room.

 

Click the picture and check it out.

 

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Monday, May 28th, 2012

First photos from our USA vacation – Hoover Dam and Grand Canyon

After arriving in Las Vegas at night we drove directly to Boulder City to get some rest. Our first morning was beautiful….we had a great American style breakfast and drove afterwards to Hoover Dam (sorry guys, no Transformers there 🙂 ).

 

Next day was Grand Canyon day. I was very excited….not only because of the Grand Canyon, but also because I met my good friend Bryan Mordt there.
I was at the Hoover Dam before, but I have never been at the Grand Canyon. You dont see anything about this big hole until you arrive there.
So we were driving on this road to the Grand Canyon and from one moment to the next one it was on the left side of the road. I was paralyzed when I first saw it….But let the photos speak…

 

Bryan brought his friend Tami with him. A passion photographer like we are.
We had such a great time with you guys there and hopefully we see you again soon.

 

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(Any image may not be reproduced, copied, transmitted or manipulated without my permission. Watermarks must remain on the photo!)

 

 

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Monday, September 26th, 2011

Dayton Beach sunrise and surfing pics

Finall I found time to publish some pictures.
I went with Marketa and Jennifer to the beach surfing….after my first water swallowing session I went back to my camera 😉

 

There are some days you better should stay in bed…..I went to the beach to get some sunrise pictures early in the morning……
Because it was still dark some sand fleas or other bugs were biting me all over my body (was itchy for more then 8 days) and then it started to rain really hard…..I had to dry my camera stuff for three days until everything worked as usual again.
Anyway got some nice pictures in the rain…a lot of beautiful clouds and some early beach people.
Maybe I was the only guy on the beach who still smiled during the rain 😉

 

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Friday, September 16th, 2011

New York

After some starting problems with our tickets we arrived finally in New York….but no luggage.
Luggage arrived three days later without our cues….they are still missing. ¨We staied in the Super 8 Motel in New Jersey. There was a shuttle bus 24-7 every 10 minutes for little money to Manhatten.
Overall it was very stressful to be in New York…..but I enjoyed it a lot to see finally Gina and Steve Lipsky and Jonathan L. Smith. I also met Stew again and played some games with Jennifer Baretta in Amsterdam Billiards
Not to forget to see Zion Zvi again (thanks for everything buddy). Maybe you guys didn’t see it, but I realy enjoyed my time hanging out with you a lot. As you can imagine I had to shoot some pictures too of this beautiful city.
That means another my view gallery….my view of New York:

 

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Wednesday, August 3rd, 2011

Schreien (screaming) part 3

The screaming website got another update : www.schreien.at.
More and More are ready to scream 😉

 

Enjoy the webseite (Click on the picture):

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Tuesday, August 2nd, 2011

Poolaroids is going XL

We can make every wish come true .
Poolaroids supports now more different sizes and Materials.
Just contact us if you have a special wish.

 

How about a lifesize Jasmin Oushan for example? (75x110cm or 29×69 inch)

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Sunday, July 31st, 2011

Schreien (screaming) part 2

The screaming website got an update today: www.schreien.at.
More people will join next week

 

Enjoy the webseite (Click on the picture):

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Sunday, July 24th, 2011

Schreien (Screaming) a new project

Screaming (In german you say Schreien) is a good way to get rid of stress and its very relieving. First time I saw a friend screaming, I knew I have to take a picture of that sometimes and I had a very precise picture in my mind how I would like to do that picture.
After the idea was born it was just a matter of time until I did the domain reservation and found time to start the first session with friends.
Visit my project under www.schreien.at.
Some other friends allready announced to come to the next session. And I want to keep up that project running and running…..so everybody who wants to join that project is very welcome.

 

Enjoy the webseite (Click on the picture):

 

 

 

 

 

 

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