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Framing Berlin: Fernsehturm Über Alles

July 15, 2017 - Fernsehturm Über Alles The term über alles is allowed when it comes to the Berlin tv tower. First of all it literal...
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Framing Berlin: Cool Public Transport - part 3

July 11, 2017 - Cool Public Transport - part 3 Last year I´ve been to Moscow and have once again seen the fabulous Metro they have...
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Framing Berlin: Random Berlin, pt. 4

June 17, 2017 - Random Berlin, Part 4 Berlin-Mitte. Backside of the controversial reconstruction of the old palace. The e...
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Framing Berlin: Cherry Blossom Walk

April 23, 2017 - Cherry Blossom Walk Time for another walk in the neighborhood. It´s blossom time for many plants and trees and walk...
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Framing Berlin: Tempelhof - The Space

April 18, 2017 - Tempelhof - The Space The unique open space at the Tempelhof Field is something very special in a country where eac...
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Framing Berlin: Foggy Days In Treptow

March 31, 2017 - Foggy Days In Treptow Once the seasons move along and the weather patterns change along with the temperatures, it´s...
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Framing Berlin: Cloudy Winter Walk

January 13, 2017 - Cloudy Winter Walk - Kreuzberg, Treptow, Neukölln Finally the snow hit Berlin, snow-white on day one, Berlin-gray f...
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Framing Berlin: Random Berlin pt 3

December 26, 2016 - For the Love of Berlin The last random series were rough black and white images. These are in colour, yet they also...
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Framing Berlin: Random Berlin pt 2

December 22, 2016 - For The Love Of Berlin Historical roller coaster rides, total destruction, post-war ugliness, division and present-...
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Framing Berlin: Gleisdreieck II

December 17, 2016 - More From The Park At Gleisdreieck The second part of impressions from one of Berlins undervalued parks. it may be...
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Framing Berlin: Exhibitionism At The Flea Market

November 07, 2016 - Exhibitionism At The Arena Flea Market Berlin is a city of naked people, nudism nothing with a special event label,...
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Framing Berlin: Autumn Walk

November 02, 2016 - A Walk On A Beautiful Fall Day There´s hardly anything more unpredictable than fall. At least in Berlin. Dull, grey...
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Close to Home: More Graffiti

October 31, 2016 - Graffiti in Berlin Signs on the wall, signs of our times. Messages that often explain the surrounding we live in more...
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Framing Berlin: Walking Berlin-Mitte

September 06, 2016 - Walking Berlin-Mitte along tourist paths Many parts of Berlin-Mitte are touristy, but that´s the case in all major...
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Framing Berlin: Kreuzberg XII

September 01, 2016 - Impressions of Kreuzberg - part XII I really lost track of my Kreuzberg posts so I started a research on my own blo...
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Framing Berlin: Impressions from German Historical Museum

August 30, 2016 - Impressions from German Historical Museum I just realized that I posted a lot of pictures taken in a museum and act...
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Framing Berlin: Terrible Beauty of Leipziger Strasse

August 29, 2016 - Terrible Beauty of Leipziger Strasse in Berlin Mitte Apart from taking pictures like these or living here, there sh...
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Framing Berlin: Kreuzberg VIII

August 03, 2016 - Framing Berlin - Walking through Kreuzberg Neverending flow of impressions, never walking without a camera of some...
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Framing Berlin: Neue Wache

July 28, 2016 - Neue Wache - Berlin This is the third time I´m changing the text of this post. Although I never write much, and it...
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Close to Home: Victory Day

July 10, 2016 - Victory Day in Berlin-Treptow In succession to yesterdays blogpost about Victory Park in Moscow, I´d like to write...
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Framing Berlin: Kreuzberg VII

July 05, 2016 - Kreuzberg Impressions VII Just some more impressions of a part of Berlin that´s seemingly restless. Constant change...
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Framing Berlin: Moabit - Westhafen

June 10, 2016 - Moabit - Westhafen When time in a city is limited to a few months, or even just a few years, there is only one wa...
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Close to Home: Framing Berlin - RAW Friedrichshain

June 03, 2016 - RAW Friedrichshain - Impressions The RAW grounds along Revaler Strasse in Friedrichshain used to be an industrial y...
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Close to Home: Tempelhof - The Airport

June 02, 2016 - TEMPELHOF (a quarter of Berlin which was named after the Knights Templar who ran a fortified estate in this area in th...
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Close to Home: Framing Berlin - Here and There

November 24, 2015 - Here are a few random shots of photogenic Berlin. As mentioned before, I think that the city makes it easy for photograp...
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Close to Home: Good Morning Berlin 23.11.2015

November 23, 2015 - Hard to imagine now that the sun came out for a few minutes this morning. Most of the snow is gone, grey skies are back,...
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Close to Home: Der schöne Herbst - Beautiful Fall

November 20, 2015 - In addition to my recent post about the pretty fall in Tiergarten, here are some more images of recent days in Berlin. W...
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Close to Home: Kreuzberg Wall and Human Art

November 18, 2015 - The other night a friend and I were on our way home from a dinner party, when we were standing on the U1 platform at Kot...
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Close to Home: Berlin Tiergarten in Fall

November 17, 2015 - Why travel far when the prettiest sights are at home? In everyday life we develop a subjective point of view of knowing...
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Zeitperle - Berlin Hustles Harder

October 28, 2015 - Berlin Hustles Harder Berlin-Kreuzberg, 2015 To hustle is to deceive. Tricking som...
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Zeitperle - Police & Shopper

October 15, 2015 - Police & Shopper Berlin-Kreuzberg, 2015 Am Rande einer der vielen Bizim-Kiez Demos. An...
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Close to Home: Good Morning Berlin 17. Sept. 15

September 16, 2015 - Good Morning Berlin 17. Sept. 2015 The view from our window looking into Alt-Treptow this morning. We have...
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Close to Home: Gardens of the World - Orient in Berlin

September 14, 2015 - In addition to my recent post about the Gardens of the World, here´s another one of the really awesome Oriental Garden....
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Close to Home: Framing Berlin - Random Kreuzberg

September 13, 2015 - Time for another series of Kreuzberg pics. As I mentioned before there is always something to take a picture of, and the...
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Close to Home: Pfaueninsel

September 09, 2015 - Pfaueninsel - Wannsee In the outermost southwest corner of Berlin lies the Pfaueninsel (Peacock-Island), situat...
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Close to Home: Gärten der Welt - Gardens of the World

September 01, 2015 - Gardens of the World - All are welcome In one of the least popular boroughs of Berlin lies one of the most beautifu...
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Close to Home: Holocaust Memorial Berlin

August 31, 2015 - When I first visited the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum my first thought was: wrong place! Not I was in the wro...
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Close to Home: Framing Berlin - Oberbaumbrücke

August 27, 2015 - A few weeks back there was an Open Air Gallery on Oberbaumbrücke, the iconic bridge connecting Kreuzberg and Friedrichsh...
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Close to Home: Framing Berlin - Kreuzberg VI

May 28, 2015 - A neighborhood update. The ugly side. The lawyer´s office. As gentrification excludes poorer people and th...
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Close to Home: Cool Public Transport - part 2

March 07, 2015 - This is the second part of a series about public transport in Berlin - for part 1 click here. Moving about in a big c...
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Close to Home: Ugly Winter Day In Neukölln

March 04, 2015 - Nitty gritty winter days, too cold to be pleasant, to warm to be real wintery: that´s Berlin in the so-called cold seaso...
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Close to Home: Ruin at Stralauer Platz

February 24, 2015 - Right in the middle of Berlin there is an unadorned simple building turned into a ruin by time and negligence. It´s near...
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Focus Photography: Pictures And Their Meaning

February 21, 2015 - Taking pictures is a matter of course nowadays, cameras always available, always ready and pictures always immediately p...
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Close to Home: Kubis Bike Shop im Wrangelkiez

February 19, 2015 - Kubi ist ein Original, ein richtiger Kiez-Typ, ein lokaler Charakter der gar nicht woanders sein könnte, genau passend z...
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Close to Home: Framing Berlin - more Kreuzberg

February 16, 2015 - Kreuzberg is so photogenic, every time of day, every season of the year, and even every weather will do. Just walk about...
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Close to Home: Remnants of a Wall - part 2

February 14, 2015 - This time I´ll show some images from the touristy side of the leftovers. Leftover parts of the wall that can actually be...
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Close to Home: Volkspark Friedrichshain

February 12, 2015 - Here are some images of Volkspark (public peoples park) Friedrichshain, Berlins oldest public park. Although it is a nic...
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Close to Home: New Year´s Eve

January 02, 2015 - Even if it feels like ages ago I´ll post some pictures of New Year´s Eve, as it was very impressive. An hour before midn...
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Rückblende: 2014

December 30, 2014 - This is going to be a longer post, not because I´ve decided to write more than usual, heavens no, it´s just that I´m pos...
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Close to Home: Framing Berlin - A walk in snowy Kreuzberg

December 29, 2014 - Birthday weather. Yes! Finally some snow and sun after weeks of Berlins infamous rainy grey in all shades. Blue skies,...
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Close to Home: Another Christmas Market

December 21, 2014 - I JUST WANTED TO SAY... ...THAT IT´S POSSIBLE... ...TO TAKE......
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Close to Home: Remnants of a Wall

December 12, 2014 - To be precise: across from our street there are no remnants of the Berlin Wall. There are parts left here and there, kep...
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Close to Home: Framing Berlin - Soviet War Memorial

December 11, 2014 - After having lived in Moscow for three years back in the Soviet era, I felt as if I had time-travelled when I saw the So...
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Close to Home: Framing Berlin - A Burger Joint

December 09, 2014 - Sometimes the not so obvious is nice to focus on too. A place to eat hamburgers? So what about it? This one is a little...
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Close to Home: Alternative Christmas Market

December 09, 2014 - As newcomers to Berlin we enjoy the christmas season with its christmas markets, something we missed out on for the past...
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Close to Home: Framing Berlin - Mitte

December 04, 2014 - It´s really interesting to notice how my pattern of movement has established itself after a little more than three month...
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Close to Home: Framing Berlin - Near Bahnhof Zoo

December 02, 2014 - We live in Berlin-Kreuzberg. It was part of former West-Berlin, a borough that was itself part of the last frontier, the...
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Close to Home: C/O Berlin

November 30, 2014 - C/O Berlin is a young but already iconic venue for photography related exhibitions, workshops and lectures. It moved sev...
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Close to Home: Framing Berlin - Kreuzberg

November 25, 2014 - Yes it is. Another post with Kreuzberg pictures. Since I live here, there´ll be a lot more of that coming in the next ye...
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Close to Home: Framing Berlin - Ruins

November 19, 2014 - Berlin in ruins? No, not again (although some backalley parts really look as if there hadn´t been efforts of tidying-up...
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Close to Home: Berlin Green Head

November 16, 2014 - Whenever I see a painting or a drawing from the Medieval period in Europe, I can´t believe how far back the continent ha...
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Close to Home: 25 Years Tumbling Berlin Walls

November 15, 2014 - After a weeks hesitation I decided to post some pics after all. There were so many nice contributions in the press- and...
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Close to Home: Framing Berlin - Night Walk

October 22, 2014 - An announcement about new street lights gave me the idea to make a night stroll through the neighborhood. Our nice old f...
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Close to Home: My Pleasant Jogging Route

October 14, 2014 - What great luck! We live in the middle of Berlin and at the same time we´re surrounded by parks and even a city forest....
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Close to Home: Cool Public Transport - Berlins Subway

October 13, 2014 - Not everyone in Berlin will agree when I say that the citys public transport system is a gem. Certain lines are prone to...
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Close to Home: Nice Late Summer Day

October 07, 2014 - A beautiful late summer day in Berlins Prenzlauer Berg. A street market, people strolling and shopping and the right lig...
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Close to Home: Swing carousel at the Brandenburg Gate

October 04, 2014 - The good old fashioned swing carousel, what a nice and simple way to have fun. It´s one of those yesteryear attractions...
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Close to Home: Bunker Architecture

October 03, 2014 - The bunker on Pallasstrasse in Berlin-Schöneberg is a strong rival to the hideous apartment building that seems to funct...
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Close to Home: Framing Berlin - Gleisdreieck

October 01, 2014 - On my way back from a photo assignment I was distracted by an interesting ramp that led up to a former railway bridge. O...
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Close to Home: Impressions of Kreuzberg

September 20, 2014 - Berlin-Kreuzberg - our new home. After having finished arranging and rearranging everything in our apartment, I finally...
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Close to Home: (Almost) new surrounding - Kreuzberg

August 31, 2014 - Here we are, back in Berlin-Kreuzberg where we left for Ghana twelve years ago. Another cycle comes to a close, another...
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Rückblende: Berlin 2005

December 09, 2013 - In April of 2005 I travelled from Ghana to Berlin for a short visit. Outfitted with a newly acquired Digital-SLR I went...
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