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Welcome to the online presence of Olivier Glod.

Husband, father, shutterbug, geek, collector, addicted to movies, music and comics, maintaining a keen interest in all things digital at the same time as nurturing a profound respect for beautifully designed and crafted items, Oli is also known to enjoy fine dining and appreciate the occasional uisge beatha.

Happily living in the beautiful town of Echternach, his favourite subjects usually include his son, landscapes, cityscapes, nature and macro, although he has recently acquired a taste for wedding photography and outdoor portraits.




Olivier Glod

I apologise, it has been quite a few weeks since my last post.

The exhibition ended on Friday, August 30th, and I wanted to write a follow-up post, but somehow never got around to it.

Oh yes, I've been busy... 

Busy working and... busy relaxing ;-) 

While I enjoyed two weeks of holidays at the beginning of September, I always told myself I would eventually get around to finally sharing my thoughts and experiences, so I spent my days tending to various chores, enjoying some quality family time, playing through The Last Of Us and Tomb Raider on PlayStation, finally editing our wedding video after two years (man, I REALLY enjoyed toying around with FCPX, who knows how this will influence further blog posts... ;-) ), watching Olympus Has Fallen, A Good Day To Die Hard, Gangster Squad and the first two seasons of Breaking Bad. Good times!

However, this meant that I always pushed the blog post further down my todo list and didn't even pick up a camera and snap a single frame during my entire time off. Once you've fallen into the procrastination trap, which is a very easy thing to do, getting out of it can be near impossible...

The last time I constantly put off a task to later, it cost me a very interesting photographic opportunity: I had discovered there was an old abandoned factory / warehouse nearby (actually hidden in plain sight, you might say) and wanted to get some nice Urbex shots out of it. Always pushed this shoot back to a further date, as the location was just around the corner and I told myself I could go there anytime I wanted, so I'd rather drive out to places farther away as soon as I was granted some playtime by my wife. Well, as it turns out, about five months passed between the time I became aware of said warehouse and bulldozers tearing the place down :-(

But I keep on rambling, so let's get back to my original intention: following up on the exhibition! I'll keep this short and sweet ;-) 

To put it in a nutshell: I'm REALLY satisfied with the results!

Out of the 40 frames on display, I sold 25, handed out countless business card, got to know many new people (even made some new friends) and managed to secure new shoots :-) 

Out of the remaining 15 frames, 8 are currently on display inside the beautiful municipal administration building in Echternach until December! Drop in if you're around, it's free! 

Actually one of the buyers said, and this really made me chuckle and blush at the same time:

I’ll buy this frame straight away, as the price for a genuine Glod will increase tenfold within the next couple of years.
— Christian T.

Yeah, right, I wish... ;-)

Ah well...

Let's continue with the 5 most (positively) commented on shots:

1. Inside the Centrale Technique in Esch-Sur-Alzette

Shot with the Sony RX100

2. Outside of the Centrale Thermique in Esch-Sur-Alzette

Shot with the Sony RX100

3. Three's Company at the lake in Echternach

Shot with the Fuji X-E1 and the XF60mm lens

4. Luxembourg City

Shot with the Canon EOS 60D and EF-S 17-85mm lens

5. Poppy at the lake in Echternach

Shot with the Canon EOS 5D Mark III and the EF 135mm f/2 L lens

Here's actually the gallery with all 40 frames I displayed.

So, any news on future projects?

Yes! Last week, I finally got around to picking up my Fujis and experienced one of the most emotional moments of my life when I visited the German WW2 Military Cemetery, followed by the Luxembourg American Cemetery and Memorial just moments later.

More on this in the next blog post which I'll publish next weekend. 

I also plan to do a post on Lightroom presets, especially on the excellent Rebelsauce products, which I absolutely adore.

Aside from any unplanned shoots and opportunities, I still have the shots from my trip to Edinburgh in June on the back burner...

Ah, procrastination, my old nemesis, will I ever beat you?





P.s. If you're interested in one of the remaining frames or would like me to re-order one of the already sold ones, drop me a brief mail

Follow this link to have a look at the price list.