Frequently Asked Questions and more Information

Copyright and Sharing Policy
All photos on this site are Copyright by Guido & Angela Bibra. Reproduction in any form, digital or in print, is prohibited without expressly given permission. Please do not directly share or publicize the photos anywhere without out permission! The only place our photos appear are on this website and our Google+, Facebook, Twitter and sometimes Instagram profiles. Sharing our images on those social networks with the proper sharing tools and with full attribution is allowed. Downloading the image files and reposting them without permission is not!

Film Cameras
The cameras which were used to take the photos before 2003 cannot be exactly detemined any more. Early photos from the 1950s and 1960s were taken with Voigtlaender 6×6 camera, later with Leidolf Lordomat and Pentaflex SL 35mm cameras. In the 1980s a Practica B200 and an Agfa Optima Sensor was mostly used especially by me.

Digital Cameras
Since early 2003, we are exclusively photographing digitally with several different cameras. In use were the Canon Powershot A200 from 2003 to 2004, the Canon Powershot A75 from April 2004 to May 2008, from May 2008 to May 2009 the Canon Powershot A510, from May 2009 to February 2013 the Canon Powershot S2, from February 2013 to November 2014 the Canon Powershot S5 and since then the Canon Powershot SX1. Since March 2015 very occasionally the phone camera of a Huawei Ascend G610 also

All older photos before 2003 haven been scanned from original negatives or transparencies. Scanners used were first the Epson 1260 and then later an Epson 2560. At the moment not all older photos from the archives are online in their best quality, much still needs to be rescanned.

Image Formats & Resolutions
For space reasons, photos on this website have been reduced from their original resolutions to 800, 1024 and currently 1600 pixels width. Most digital photos have been cropped from the 4:3 format to the standard 3:2, although portrait photos usually retain the 3:4 ratio. All images are processed for web viewing only and do not have printable resolution. For higher resolution images or prints, please contact us.