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More than just a foto

Portraits for eternity

We have known Kurt Moser and Barbara Holzknecht from Lightcatcher for years and had been planning to surprise our parents with an exclusive gift for some time. Lightcatcher are dedicated to the most original form of photography, ambrotyping.
Last May, the time had finally come: Kurt and Rita were photographed in a very special way. This method of photography, which is over a hundred years old, captures "invisible" light. The images are photographed directly onto black glass plates, which are made photosensitive using collodion and silver. To create a portrait, the model has to sit still for what feels like an eternity. The slightest movement can change the focus and render the picture unusable.
useless. As a result, every fake smile disappears.
This is probably why the portraits show "the soul of the person", as Kurt Moser likes to describe it.
In an age of smartphone photos, the photographs by Kurt Moser and Barbara Holzknecht are truly unique and at the same time works of art for eternity.




 

 

15.08.2022Michael Malfertheiner
 
 

Immi turns 16

Our oldest lady of the barn

Our beloved cow Immi celebrates her 16th birthday on September 1st
Nowadays it is unfortunate that not many cows are getting this old. For us, the well-being and health of our cows comes first. The amount of milk produced is secondary.
17.03.2023Rita Malfertheiner
 
 
 
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Our smallest pet

The honeybee

Since 2021 our farm grew by a thousand little animals. Our honeybee hive.
To give you a little insight on a bees life, we summed up some interesting facts:

Sticking together:
Honeybees live in hives, the ...
04.09.2022Steffi Malfertheiner
 
 
 
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This is us II

the second part of our introduction to you

The somewhat different winter is coming to an end. We were lucky enough to host and entertain guests for a few weeks, albeit on a very reduced scale.
This hotel routine did us all good. The routine, the illuminated rooms in the evening, the ...
18.04.2021Michael Malfertheiner
 
 
 
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