The BBC Proms are an eight-week series of music concerts in London that go back to the 19th century when promenade concerts for a strolling outdoor audience were popular. In 1895, the aim was to introduce a wider public to classical music. Nowadays, the Proms are mostly known for the Last Night of the Proms…… Continue reading BBC Proms
Our Interrail trip through Europe in fall 2015: Basel, night train to Berlin, reminiscences of the Wall in 1989. Currywurst from a jovial salesgirl and Jazz concert in A-Trane. Overcrowded train to Amsterdam. Jazz Cafe Alto and FOAM photo museum. Short walk in Rotterdam. Overnight ferry from Hoek van Holland to Harwich. London was jammed and we were late…… Continue reading Night trains and ferries
If you’re fascinated by photography, then you might like the following list with photography movies. These are not documentaries, tutorials or movies by photographers, but rather fictional films with photographers as their main characters.
These are a few iPhone snaps of our recent journey to the Isle of Skye in Scotland: about 5’000 kilometers by train and ferry via Cologne, Rotterdam, Hoek van Holland, Harwich, London, Inverness, Brussels, and Basle.
Another round of diptychs.
Combining two photos is the shortest form of a series possible. The two images might be – sometimes only loosely – linked by form or content, and they may combine different localities, perspectives, motives, and timepoints. Ideally, Diptychs create a new meaning of the two photos by either opposing or supporting each other. Diptychs in…… Continue reading Diptychs, Part I
The following photos were taken on various roadtrips and journeys this year. I’m fascinated by the idea of travelling without a fixed destination. There is also a previous photo essay about travelling (different edit with color pictures).
Travelling by train through Europe: more than 4’500 kilometers (almost 3’000 miles) of travelling by train to the Outer Hebrides in the north of Scotland. Coming from Paris, Lille, and Calais, we arrive in London Charing Cross after an endless train ride from Dover with stops at every small station. The English railway stations often have…… Continue reading London
That’s it, we’re back. Two weeks on the road. No, not road, but railway tracks to be true. More than 4’500 kilometers (almost 3’000 miles) of travelling by train to the north of Scotland. We’ve smelled peat in the Scottish highlands, had Croissants in Paris on a warm Sunday morning watching party people come home, got into a…… Continue reading Blurred Tracks