or a visit to the Hackischen Höfe (Berlin) with a rather surreal analogue film. Be sure to scroll through all the pictures. Strange sights, strange film, I particularly like the camel with a camera….. Leica M6; Summicron 35mm; ADOX Color Implosion
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Now that Spring has arrived I can keep posting those depressing shots of Winter….. Leica M9; Summilux 50 & Sumicron 35; VSCO
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The Teufelsberg is an artificial hill in the middle of Berlin. It is made up of the rubble that was cleared out of the heavily bombed city after the war. It is the highest point in Berlin and lies in the former British sector. The British and the Americans built a listening post on the top so they could intercept messages far into the eastern sectors. After the wall came down the occupying powers withdrew and the numerous investment projects […]
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….which all depends on your point of view of course! I’d like to credit whoever was responsible for these works of art, but I don’t unfortunately know who created them. But if you happen to be in the area they can be found here Graffiti Zenza Bronica ETRS Zenzanon f1:2.8 75mm Kodak Portra 400 Epson Perfection V500
The first shot is so secret I’m not telling you where it was taken, although many of you will easily guess….. The second shot is rather special because …. well after following Phil Kneen’s blog rather closely for sometime, I decided to branch out into medium format analogue photography myself. I am now proud owner of a Yashica MAT 124 G (used for the second picture) and a Zenza Bronica ETRS. Furthermore I actually developed and scanned the film myself, […]
…. and the sounds I hear! Seriously though, it is a little spooky especially when you see the light streams. Just one car drove past while I was taking the shot (the main two horizontal stripes at the bottom of the picture) and there was no one else around, so I’ve absolutely no idea where the others came from. Bit of a weak week this week, sorry!
I sneaked some time to myself and went to the Berlinische Gallery to see “THE SHUTTERED SOCIETY” – ART PHOTOGRAPHY IN THE GDR 1949-1989 If you happen to be in Berlin until the end of January it’s well worth a visit: http://www.berlinischegalerie.de/en/home.html P.S. It’s cheating I know, but I think it looks good anyway! 😉
or even the night of the palaces. This is an annual “cultural feast” during which the Sanssouci Park opens its gates to visitors well into the night. The palaces are ablaze with light and classical music resounds from every corner, this is rounded off with a fantastic firework display at midnight. We managed to sneak on the eve of the occasion while all was quiet for a quick nosey.
This is what I do for a living ….. I get to to travel to far-flung places and look at lots of different types of birds…….?! I’ll be turning 40 in the next few weeks, so I’m posting this now to avoid being called a “dirty old so and so” later! Thanks to the two lovely Czech girls for taking the time to pose at the AERO in Friedrichshafen.