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White Dinner (August 2014)

The White Dinner in Hamburg-Eimsbüttel. Belying the weather forecast there was just some light drizzle for a couple of minutes; luckily the prospect of rain had not deterred us. (Camera used: Fuji XQ1)

Easter Fire (March 2013)

Easter bonfires on the banks of the river Elbe at Blankenese (Hamburg). (Camera used: Leica M)

Nocturne (September 2012)

10pm on the Ohlsdorf Cemetery: The Hamburger Symphoniker are performing works by Richard Wagner, Igor Strawinsky, Manuel de Falla, Simon Stockhausen, and Luigi Nono.

Löwenburg, Schlosspark Wilhelmshöhe (June 2012)

The Löwenburg (“Lions Castle”) in Schlosspark Wilhelmshöhe, ostensibly a mediaeval castle, was actually built between 1793 and 1801 on behalf of William IX, Landgrave of Hesse-Kassel, as a hideout for his mistress(es) and himself. (Camera: Fuji X10)

Zingst (May 2012)

Umweltfotofestival »horizonte zingst« (cameras used: Fuji X10 and Pentax K-5)

Leica M Monochrom (March 2012)

Pictures taken with a prerelease version of the Leica M Monochrom.

Anti-nuclear rally in Hamburg (March 2011)

About 50,000 people were rallying for shutting down nuclear power plants in Germany, three of which are located near Hamburg. Similar rallies were held in Berlin, Cologne, and Munich, with more than 200,000 protesters in total. (Camera used: Fuji FinePix F200EXR)

Ruhr District (June 2010)

Five days in Essen, 2010 European Capital of Culture, and nearby Oberhausen. On my agenda were Villa Hügel, Zeche Zollverein, Museum Folkwang, and the Gasometer in Oberhausen where “the biggest Moon on Earth” was on display. (Cameras used: Pentax K10D and Fuji FinePix F200EXR)

Kassel: documenta 12 (August 2007)

Every five years for 100 days, Kassel becomes what earned it the byname “documenta-Stadt” – the venue of one of the most important exhibitions of contemporary art. My visit during documenta 12 did last only three days, documented with a Fuji FinePix F50fd that I was reviewing at the time.