Monthly Archives: July 2014

Berlin Photo Diary 2014 – “My plans” (People doing something)

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Seen near Hackescher Markt in Berlin early July. Click any picture to open the gallery.     Advertisements

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Berlin Photo Diary 2014 – Street Organist

This charming gentleman was playing a barrel organ (31 note type T31, made by Orgelbau Stüber, price about 12,000 €) in front of the Brandenburg Gate in Berlin. (The street organ culture is strong in Germany, there is even a club … Continue reading

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Berlin Photo Diary 2014 – Do you need a water tower?

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Berliner Zeitung wrote on 21 April 2014 (in Germany, my free translation):  “German Railways is looking for a buyer for an uncommon water tower near Ostkreuz railway station.” Would you be interested to live in this over 100 years old  and … Continue reading

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Berlin Photo Diary 2014 – The Tree

Some of you might remember the picture of the tree I posted six months ago. It’s time to revisit the site. On the left is the tree and the house inside Hackesche Höfe in December 2013. No leaves. One bird’s … Continue reading

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Berlin Photo Diary 2014 – The Alley

Walking late June on the alley south to Landwehrkanal in Berlin, Kreuzberg, somewhere here. (Tone mapped and one light post removed with Photoshop.)

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Berlin Photo Diary 2014 – At the Hauptbahnhof

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What is the main thing at the railway stations? Departure. Arrival. The travelers. The people. Also in Berlin, though the new (opened 2006) main railway station “Berlin Haubtbahnhof” next to the Spree river is a grand building and node for … Continue reading

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Berlin Photo Diary 2014 – Ai Weiwei

Unfortunately you can not see Ai Weiwei‘s works in Berlin any more. The extensive exhibition “Evidence” of this Chinese artist and dissident was closed a couple of weeks ago. The main work, over six thousand simple Chinese stools, filled the floor … Continue reading

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