it’s a very odd feeling when we enter old abandoned factories the first time – mounting tension alternates with deep reverence and a breeze of anxiety. the first question that arises is what kind of industry was run inside the building and which tracks survived the in the course of time. often, flora has already started to reclaim the building, and the true function remains shrouded in mystery. the building was easy to access – doors and windows were left […]
a set of portrait shots taken on the street and on trips to different countries. when beeing out with a camera, spending hours taking photos of buildings and other stuff others wouldn’t necessary care about a second, you easily get in touch with some locals. the first question usually is where we came from and why we spent that much time on certain objects – and that’s the point of time where you also get told an interesting story or […]
an island which is located at 66 degrees north latitude – a land that is almost entirely shaped by volcanos, underground geothermal processes and tracks left by glaciers of the last ice age. geologically, iceland is intersected by the mid-atlantic ridge along which many volcanos such as the eyjafjallajökull are located. the ridge separates the eurasian and north american plates constantly due to its spreading activity. every single place we visited and every single day brought us into a completely […]
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whenever i walk through the streets of places i go to, i recognize certain patterns or structures i perceive to be remarkable and expressive. often, interaction between light and shadows is the driver for these patterns. these photos were taken in las vegas, vienna, bilbao, munich, görlitz and hamburg. i want to share them as viewers start wondering where these snippets have been shot or what they show.
discovering urban areas in various places around the world – following narrow stairways and streets full of corners, spotting construction and destruction, broken lines and overlaid patterns to end up in abandoned places. these pictures where taken on my trip to manchaster and york / uk, munich / germany, bilbao / spain as well as on our field trip through utah, arizona, and nevada. pure and crispy black and white..