Leutstettener Moos

an overcast cold spring day is possibly the best time to visit the bogs. Nature still asleep, people still asleep, all is still in the bogs.

Simssee near Rosenheim, Bavaria

Simssee, Rosenheim and the Alps

not far from Munich near the old salt trading hub city of Rosenheim the Simssee with the Alps in the background stands modestly apart from the Chiemsee; its overrun neighbour lake.

Exodus, Sebastiao Salgado at the Kunstfoyer, Munich

Salgado.EXODUS

Sebastião Salgado’s exhibit of misery and pain at the Kunstfoyer in Munich throw us the hopeless nature of humanity’s problem in the face, namely corrupt power and specifically corrupt government.

Judith at the Munich Museums light show „Das Kunstareal verbindet“. Alte Pinakothek

colour me

in a swirl of colour, a blur of movement

February 7th

We do not know how fragile someone’s philosophical foundations are until they crumble, even ours are unknown to us

thegasstationphilosopher

Markt Schwaben, bogland and old mills.

the old mill at the bogland

behind the fields and the forest, in the middle of the bogland, over the half-broken planks bridge stands the old forgotten mill east of Markt Schwaben.

Olympiapark and Olympiadorf in a snowfall

Snowfall and Olympia

in the early hours of the day after a night’s snowfall and the traffic noise is muffed geometries and shapes look new and the tonal symmetry of the ground and the sky offer exceptional compositional settings.

Pilsensee, gathering thoughts on 2020

31st of Dec in Ammersee

one last day, one last walk out in nature, one last day blessed with sun to photograph this year. A day to gather your thoughts and project your ideas further into a new year.

Winter equinox dimmed light under the fog at the banks of the Oder.

fog and chill by the banks of the Oder

fog envelops all around and even sounds and life are dimmed by the banks of the Oder in winter. Once capricious meanders reshaped the end section of the Oder between Schwedt and Szczecin after every flood. One day the ingenuity of mankind put an end to this seasonal work of nature. For short lived and hard to come by pastures.

Winter equinox dimmed light at Felchowsee, Uckermarkt.

winter equinox at Felchowsee

the low lying sun and the humidity of the nearby Oder river create unusual light conditions at an around the winter equinox at Felchowsee, deep in the Uckermarkt north east of Berlin.