A few pictures, not so many words.

Stadtwelt

London in Black and White

There is this fascination. Some people might think Black and White is just boring and for old pictures. However, there is a refreshing amount of people who push themselves to compose and construct shots which are stunning even though, they do not contain a single color other than black, white and the vast amount of grey inbetween.

For me, some pictures don’t work in color and it is the job of the photographer to find them. In addition, simply converting a color image into Black and White won’t do the trick. And moreover, with the colors gone, viewer tend to catch flaws in composition faster.

I love challenges.

Tell me what you think about the images of London. Shot at different times of day and night.


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Enjoying a summer eve

Enjoying a summer eve

I don’t encourage anyone to drink alcohol. If you do, fine. If you don’t, fine by me, too.

However, there are some evenings where a bottle of beer fits the mood. It might be the company of a fine young lady who is too shy for the camera, too. It might be both.


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Tram at night

Tram at night

Long time exposure of a tram arriving and leaving a station at night.


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Trails on the Autobahn

Trails on the Autobahn

I used one of europe’s biggest parking garage placed above the Autobahn south of Stuttgart, Germany for this.


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Wild Horse in blue

Wild Horse in blue

A blue Ford Mustang parked in a dealership for service.


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Flowers on a cloudy day

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A snapshot taken during the visit of the botanic gardens in Karlsuhe, Germany


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Traffic lights

Traffic lights

Shooting traffic during the night hours in Stuttgart, Germany.


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Lighttrails

Lighttrails

A rollercoaster during evening hours, shot with a fish-eye-lense


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Fireworks

Fireworks

Fireworks shot in the sky at the end of the spring festival in Stuttgart, Germany


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Holi Festival of Colours

Holi Fesitval of Colours

A lot of colours, a lot of people and a lot of fun


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Sunset in Sinsheim

Sunset in Sinsheim

Airplanes on display and the sun setting at the car and engineering museum of Sinsheim, Germany


Winter Walk in Eastern France

Viewing southwest on Pont d’Auvergne in Strasbourg, France


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Freezing

Freezing

Snow covered Statue of Boy and horse in Stuttgart’s Schlossgarten park.


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Winter pond

Winter pond

Central Schlossgarten’s pond during a winter day


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white Sunday

white Sunday

View onto Stuttgart Main station


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Winter hits town, finally

Winter hits town, finally

Snow has fallen over night in the lower Schlosspark in Stuttgart, Germany


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Happy 2013 everyone

Happy 2013 everyone

Fireworks during the first minutes of the new year.


Black & White – visiting guardians – Pragfriedhof Stuttgart

When I started the Christmas countdown series, I had one post in mind pretty much immediately. The Weeping Angel. Only the image was not yet done. Not a big problem, though since the site is close to my home. During an afternoon walk through Stuttgart’s Pragfriedhof – the third largest cemetery of Stuttgart – the image was taken. Open for nearly 140 years, it contains the only crematorium in Stuttgart.

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Not that I am a big fan of cemeteries, crypts and that kind, but it was fascinating to what lengths families went to honor their lost ones.


Christmas Countdown 24/24 – Merry Christmas

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Christmas Tree and spheres. At home
Weihnachtsbaum mit Kugeln

If you want to look at the whole countdown, check the Christmas Countdown Category!
Für den kompletten Countdown, gibt es die Christmas Countdown Kategorie zum anschauen.


Christmas Countdown 23/24 – Weeping Angel

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In memory of all those who will not celebrate Christmas with us.
In Erinnerung an Alle, ohne die wir Weihnachten feiern.

If you want to look at the whole countdown, check the Christmas Countdown Category!
Für den kompletten Countdown, gibt es die Christmas Countdown Kategorie zum anschauen.


Christmas Countdown 22/24 – Home

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Winter at home.
Winter in der Heimat

If you want to look at the whole countdown, check the Christmas Countdown Category!

Für den kompletten Countdown, gibt es die Christmas Countdown Kategorie zum anschauen.


Christmas Countdown 20/24 – want to fight?

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Toy Swords, Helmets, Crossbows and Shields, Middle Ages Christmas Market, Esslingen, Germany
Spielzeugschwerter, -Helme, -Armbrüste und -Schilde auf dem Mittelalterweihnachtsmarkt in Esslingen

If you want to look at the whole countdown, check the Christmas Countdown Category!
Für den kompletten Countdown, gibt es die Christmas Countdown Kategorie zum anschauen.


Christmas Countdown 19/24 – on track

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Children riding a miniature train, Stuttgart, Germany
Kinder fahren auf einem Miniaturzug auf dem Stuttgarter Weihnachtsmarkt.

If you want to look at the whole countdown, check the Christmas Countdown Category!
Für den kompletten Countdown, gibt es die Christmas Countdown Kategorie zum anschauen.


Christmas Countdown 17/24 – on the rush

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Final week for christmas shopping is approaching. Good luck, hunting!
Die letzten Tage für die Weihnachtseinkäufe brechen an. Viel Glück bei der Jagd!

If you want to look at the whole countdown, check the Christmas Countdown Category!
Für den kompletten Countdown, gibt es die Christmas Countdown Kategorie zum anschauen.