Close to Home: Views from Key Bridge

January 29, 2014 - Sometimes even mediocre weather is all right for a little excursion into what-shall-we-do-today territory. In this case...
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Close to Home: Americana - part 8

January 28, 2014 - And the beat goes on... Don´t do it, Georgetown, Washington D.C. Church with big lawn, Moneta, Virginia...
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Focus Ghana: A day at the Beach

January 27, 2014 - In contrast to the cold weather presently I´d like to present some pictures from warmer days not so long ago. No, this i...
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Cose to Home: Sugarloaf Mountain

January 27, 2014 - From the many choices of hiking possibilities north of the beltway, Sugarloaf Mountain is a very good one. It´s quick an...
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Close to Home: Big news - a cold day in Washington

January 25, 2014 - We have a period of cold weather in the greater Washington D.C. area. Temperatures dropped into the single digits at tim...
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Focus Photography: Drive-by shooting

January 20, 2014 - The really good thing about digital photography is that there is no loss of material, at least not in the film sector. F...
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Close to Home: Freer Gallery

January 20, 2014 - The Freer Gallery is one of the smaller Smithsonian Museums, attracting a smaller crowd than the big shot Mall Museums....
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Close to Home: Similarities

January 20, 2014 - As I was going through some photos of downtown DC, I discovered these two pictures. My photos are organized chronologica...
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Close to Home: Americana - part 7

January 19, 2014 - The longer the Americana series continues, the more fun it is to select the pictures for each part. I grew quite fond of...
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Rückblende: Meknes - Morocco 1990

January 19, 2014 - Between 1988 and 1992 I travelled a couple of times to the Maghreb countries. My parents and my brother lived in Algeria...
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Close to Home: Washington D. C. Sculpture Garden

January 18, 2014 - The Sculpture Garden in Washington D. C. is part of the Smithsonian Institution´s National Gallery of Art. It´s nice to...
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Close to Home: Dune Community

January 17, 2014 - Tucked away on a narrow stretch along the northernmost beaches of North Carolina´s Outer Banks lies a community so remot...
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Focus Photography: Smartphone photos

January 15, 2014 - in the beginning I was very sceptical about the things that I thought I wouldn´t need. Technical gadgets, toys for geeks...
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Close to Home: The dying Gaul, or: the celtic connection

January 07, 2014 - It´s really crazy how sometimes seemingly unrelated things appear to be interconnected. A couple of days ago I posted a...
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Close to Home: Great Falls Winter

January 07, 2014 - First the snow, now the low temperatures. Too bad there were two mild days in-between, otherwise we would have snow alon...
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Close to Home: Americana - part 6

January 06, 2014 - And it goes on... Dusky G St., Washington D.C. Exit at the Fire Extinguisher, Alexandria, Virginia...
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Focus Turkey: Ankara Market

January 05, 2014 - The market in the old part of Ankara called Ulus, is a lively and thriving place, full of different grocery stalls. Ther...
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Close to Home: Manhattan Perspectives

January 04, 2014 - As Manhattan is one of the most photographed places, it is difficult to add something new. Yet it´s a lot of fun to take...
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Close to Home: Scenes - Szenen

January 03, 2014 - Whiplash in the Gallery The many wonderful museums of Washington D.C. are very fascinating and offer many opportunities...
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Rückblende: Sailing in the Mediterranean 1994

January 03, 2014 - Rediscovering old photos is always refreshing, even when they´re already battered and bruised as these are. Like some of...
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Close to Home: Finally Winter

January 03, 2014 - The Washington D.C. area is known for it´s mild winters. It can get nasty once in a while though, the Snowmageddon of 20...
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Close to Home: Folger Shakespeare Library

January 02, 2014 - If you ever have some research to do on William Shakespeare you´d better be in Washington D.C., because here you will fi...
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