• Follow the light


  • Mahnmal für die Opfer des Nationalsozialismus

    SSC: something in the shape of a cube The memorial by Elmar Daucher consists of 4 black granite blocks. Between the blocks on a granite slab are words by Ernst Bloch: 1933-1945 Verfemt Verstossen Gemartert (outlawed outcast tortured ) Erschlagen Erhängt…

  • StadtPalais (PiP)

    SSC: Leading lines in black and white, minimal post-processing (in this case: Standard RAW conversion in LR, B&W conversion (no sliders involved) in Silver Efex, 2 dust spots cloned out. www.stadtpalais-stuttgart.de


  • Rythm of the night;-)

    Spelling errors are the graffiti artist's copyright;-) HFF, folks!

  • Benches

    Im Weißenburgpark

  • Pedestrian overpass

    SSC: Bridges This 1960s concrete (pedestrian) bridge leads to Stuttgart's Weißenburgpark. It's no beauty and was difficult to photograph because of parked cars and colourless skies. I had other plans but on the only day I had time to go out with my camer…


  • Shapes (PiP)

    SSC: Geometric shapes A sliver of sunshine through the window reflects off the metal chair legs. I converted to BW in Silver Efex, played a bit with the tone curves and added a red filter. The colour original is in the note.

  • Johanneskirche am Feuersee (PiP)

    Saturday Self Challenge: Vintage/Retro - take a new photo of your choice and make it look like it's from an earlier era This neogothic church was built 1864-76, looking over a fire water pond. I used a vintage filter in Color Efex Pro, then desaturated f…


  • Vanishing (2xPiP)

    TSC: vanishing point in black and white I had some shots I liked better but an "accident" with my SD card made me lose them. This is what I could come up with at short notice.

  • Shadows (PiP)

    SSC: High contrast in black and white Detail of an old gravestone, RAW conversion in Lightroom and edited in Silver Efex . Blown out highlights and blocked blacks are deliberate, though usually I tend to avoid them. In the note an older photo: detail of…

  • Nearly headless

    Statue in the rose garden of Schloss Rosenstein de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Schloss_Rosenstein


  • Bad Cannstatt

    Vom Belvedere, Wilhelma Stuttgart

  • Glass house

    Stuttgart's "Wilhelma" was built in the mid 19th century by architect Karl Ludwig von Zanth (1796-1857) as a private garden for king Wilhelm I of Württemberg. The buildings are in "moorish" style and today are the centre piece of Germany's only zoologica…

  • Fern House

    Entrance to the greenhouse for tree ferns at Stuttgart's Wilhelma en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wilhelma www.wilhelma.de/de/park-und-geschichte/h istorische-gebaeude/maurisches-landhaus. html


  • Diagonal

    www.wilhelma.de/de/park-und-geschichte/h istorische-gebaeude/wilhelmatheater.html HFF folks!

  • Clematis montana (PiP)

    The Sunday Challenge (TSC): Inversion I've chosen a mono (tinted) version, inset/ below the original and the colour inversion.

  • Haus 5-9 - Reihenhäuser von J.J.P. Oud (3x PiP)

    Terraced houses designed by Dutch architect Jacobus Johannes Pieter Oud (1890-1963). en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Weissenhof_Estate Reihenhäuser, entworfen vom Rotterdamer Stadtarchitekten J.J.P. Oud. de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wei%C3%9Fenhofsied lung weissenhof.cko…


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