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Focus Photography: BlueWhite Series

July 12, 2017 - BlueWhite Series As is often the case, while handling the smartphone with the open camera app, a photo is accidenta...
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Focus Photography: The Bauhaus Series

June 14, 2017 - The Bauhaus Series I have a lot of fun creating photographic series. There is no particular concept behind the idea...
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Focus Photography: Restaurant TV

April 20, 2017 - Restaurant TV Another series from the photography archives. The blurred and unsharp impressions of a tv screen in a...
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Focus Denmark: Hvide Sande

December 14, 2016 - Harbor Impressions Of Hvide Sande The Harbor of Hvide Sande on Denmarks North Sea coast is quite huge for a town of...
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Close to Home: Fall Colours

December 11, 2016 - Fall Colours - A Dash Of Life Into Greyness Winter is almost here. Berlin winter. Meaning grey days, often moist an...
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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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Focus USA: The Watergate

November 07, 2016 - The Watergate in Washington D.C. I´ve just been browsing through my Washington pictures and I realized that there a...
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Focus Photography: Filter Fun

November 03, 2016 - Trying Out A New Filter One of the cool side effects of smartphone photography is the endless possibilities which e...
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Focus Photography: Ground

September 08, 2016 - Ground - What Is It Down There? There are a lot of peculiarities that come up when I browse through my photo files.
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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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Focus Denmark: More Beach Refuse

August 23, 2016 - More Beach Refuse - There´s Always More All of these items most probably came from ships, trash bags are thrown ove...
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Focus Photography: Beach Painting

July 29, 2016 - Beach Painting When the low tide sets in, large swaths of beach give away trickles of water long after the breakers...
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Focus Denmark: Beach Refuse

July 28, 2016 - Beach Refuse - stranded Garbage Denmark, summer, sun and beach. Sometimes rain, clouds and colder temperatures. But...
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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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Focus Photography: What is it up there?

July 19, 2016 - What is it up there? What they saw? I have no clue. As they were looking up, I was busy taking pictures. I have to...
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Focus Russia: Red October

July 18, 2016 - Recent Trip: Moscow - Red October Chocolate Factory It´s not easy finding something about the life of Theodor Ferd...
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Focus Photography: The Apple

June 12, 2016 - The Apple Even though photography is an inflationary tendency, there are nevertheless nice results once in a while.
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Focus Netherlands: Seaside Rendezvous

June 09, 2016 - Recent Trip: Seaside Rendezvous in The Netherlands This must be one of the coolest beaches around; a stretch of p...
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Focus USA: Chrysler Building NYC

November 26, 2015 - The Chrysler Building in Manhattan is just one heck of a cool building. The Art Deco design by architect William van Ale...
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Close to Home: Westerland - Sylt

October 25, 2015 - As a stark contrast to my last blogpost about a nice walk through the beautiful heathlands of Sylt, I´d like to present...
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Close to Home: Bauhaus Moments

October 12, 2015 - Bauhaus Moments in Dessau The collection of Bauhaus related monuments and art in Dessau is impressive and uniqu...
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Close to Home: Gewitter - Thunderstorm

July 06, 2015 - Die Abkühlung - The cooling Wer hätte gedacht, daß Berlin einen Hauch von den Tropen hat? Manche meteorologische Ab...
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Focus Photography: Simplify Photographs

June 13, 2015 - Create your own Art. A while ago I stumbled upon a Photo-converer web site that turns photos into artistic images b...
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Focus USA: Chicago Voodoo

March 06, 2015 - If you thought I´d already run out of material from the Chicago-trip, "you are sorely mistaken" as Ed Rooney said in Fer...
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Focus Turkey: Mosque Impressions

February 28, 2015 - Amidst the current affairs about anti Islam sentiments, islamistic violence and screwed-up world politics in general, I´...
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Focus USA: American Gothic

February 26, 2015 - People looking at things, people doing things, people taking pictures of things. I really like taking pictures in those...
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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: Everybody´s Dancin´

January 07, 2015 - For those who don´t know yet: Berlins winters can get grayish, sort of mind stagnating. What a little sun by the river...
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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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Focus Photography: Reflection and Distortion

December 02, 2014 - Sometimes it takes time do discover some gems in ones own photo collection. Taking pictures is an almost daily routine a...
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Focus Photography: Autumn Impressionism

November 30, 2014 - Here are some of my own all-time favorite autumn shots. Trees and fall leaves reflecting in water, no photoshop, no enha...
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Focus Photography: Addition to Congressional Cemetery

November 26, 2014 - In addition to the recent blogpost about Congressional Cemetery, I´d like to post these two pictures to show the difficu...
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Focus Photography: Uckermark Lake

November 24, 2014 - Hipstamatic is a really cool tool for getting nice results. One just needs to get the right object or frame of scene and...
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Focus Photography: Kid & Sand

November 20, 2014 - Here is a little twerp throwing sand at another kid. Intervene? Tell him a thing or two? No, some parents were around an...
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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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Focus Ghana: Early Morning Fishermen

October 15, 2014 - Up early in the misty morning there is no familiar noise that normally echoes across the village like resort. The sun ha...
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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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Focus Photography: Children and Bubbles

September 30, 2014 - People that are busy are always a good subject when taking pictures, they´re oblivious of the observer. It´s especially...
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Focus Photography: Highway Games

September 28, 2014 - Going from Washington D.C. to New York is such a standard that it almost doesn´t even run under the travel department, i...
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Focus Photography: Ice Rink

July 03, 2014 - Unreal figures, unrecognizable faces, blurry and mostly underexposed pictures. When you come home after a shoot and see...
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Focus Turkey: Bezirgan Nightshots

June 06, 2014 - Bezirgan has been the subject of a blog article just recently. Our favorite place in Turkey. This time I´ve got some pho...
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Close to Home: Dulles Airport

May 15, 2014 - In 1962 President John F. Kennedy dedicated Washington Dulles International Airport, thus adding a third major airport t...
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Focus Photography: Gulls at Play

April 20, 2014 - As in other featured photography articles I have another one showing pictures with a long exposure time, making them see...
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Close to Home: Cabin John Bridges

March 21, 2014 - There is a peculiar bridge that one has to cross when driving from Cabin John to Glen Echo or DC on MacArthur Boulevard.
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Focus Photography: The Sea

March 15, 2014 - On a hot and bright summer day we went to the beach somewhere along the turkish mediterranean coast. We were there a lit...
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Close to Home: Fog on Smith Mountain Lake

March 12, 2014 - Silence. A lot of silence and idleness. Fog floats over water, creeps on shore and between the trees. It muffles early m...
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Close to Home: Awkward Architecture

March 10, 2014 - There is a lot of awkward architecture around. Conference centers, trade centers, convention centers, exhibition halls,...
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Focus Ghana: Bamboo Forest

March 03, 2014 - Bamboo: The largest member of the grass family, one of the fastest growing plants on earth, a staple for some animals, a...
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Close to Home: Buick Skylark

February 23, 2014 - "...Skylark, have you seen a valley green with spring where my heart can go a journeying over the shadows and the rain...
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Close to Home: Suburbia

February 02, 2014 - Great parts of the Washington D.C. suburban landscape are devoid of life, or rather, cultural life of some sorts. Of cou...
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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: 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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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: Fort McHenry and the Flag

November 29, 2013 - Francis Scott Key was a lawyer, author and poet, who happened to be aboard a british vessel when the British bombarded...
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Rückblende: Bonn 1990

November 19, 2013 - I used to live in Bonn for a while, and every once in a while I went hiking into the wooded hills close by. On one parti...
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Focus Ghana: Encounters - Begegnungen

May 18, 2013 - ENGLISH Ghana is a country where traveling is easy and safe. Of course in a relative way, roads and traffic can be trea...
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Focus Lithuania - Litauen: Hill of Crosses - Berg der Kreuze

May 16, 2013 - ENGLISH While travelling through Latvia I made a small detour into Lithuania. Not far from the border lies a mystical p...
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Rückblende: May 1st - 1. Mai 1983 or 1984

May 01, 2013 - ENGLISH Since it is May 1st, the international day of labor everywhere except in the US it seems, I have a nice example...
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Rückblende: Sahara Algeria 1989

April 30, 2013 - ENGLISH These are some pictures that were destined for the bin, but somehow survived that notion and spent more than tw...
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Focus Ghana: The German Connection

April 28, 2013 - ENGLISH One of the many interesting things I observed during my travels in and around Ghana were the references to Germ...
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