Journey

A recording of what I see and pay attention to in my everyday life.

Up
 

If you follow the signs, then there is most often a way up and out from any situation you might be stuck in. 

 
 
Up

Up

 
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Splash
 

After a long day in the Alps with temperatures well above 30 degrees the best one can do is to cool down in a secluded mountain lake in the late afternoon. 

 
 
Splash

Splash

 
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Hairplay
 

There are certainly many hair-raising moments in life, but this is not one of them. If anything, I would consider this as a hairplay moment. 

 
 
Hairplay

Hairplay

 
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Hello Darkness
 

This might be a mix of "hello darkness my old friend" and "stairways to heaven". Two songs I can't stand listening to but keep popping up in my mind every now and then for some unexplainable reason.

 
 
Hello Darkness

Hello Darkness

 
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Book Cover
 

This is what you get when you use Arsène Lupin, a fictional gentleman thief and master of disguise, to cover behind a book cover.

 
 
Book Cover

Book Cover

 
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Stair Stare
 

Sometimes strange things just seem to take place right in front of you and before you know it, there is an image that makes you wonder about the story behind it.

 
 
Stair Stare

Stair Stare

 
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Teleportrait
 

When you feel like taking a picture of an important person in the moment who lives about 2000 km away from you, you can either teleport yourself to that location or simply take a teleportrait.

 
 
Teleportrait

Teleportrait

 
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Light
 

I tend to shoot a lot at night when things have calmed down and most people change from their daytime self to their spare-time self. I like to play with the available light that often sets the mood to let it direct the shot I am about to take.

 
 
Light

Light

 
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Doors
 

They say that “When one door closes another door opens” and while that is mostly true, although not happening by chance but rather by the fact that a closed door makes us act instead of going on with the status quo, the original quote by Alexander Graham Bell actually reads “When one door closes another door opens, but we so often look so long and so regretfully upon the closed door, that we do not see the ones which open for us.”

 
 
Doors

Doors

 
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Architecture / Uglytecture
 

I have recently started a new project called Uglytecture.com. I find it fascinating how one can find the most beautiful buildings right next to something that is somewhat painful to look at. Often those ugly buildings are only seen because they feel disturbing to the eye, rather than appealing and inspiring like the Hotel De Ville. My task is to find whatever beauty there might be in the Uglytecture that can be found in so many places around the world. 

 
 
Hotel De Ville

Hotel De Ville

 
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