The 2019 dozen

posted in: Events, Germany, Montana, Music, Theater 0

My choice of twelve pictures I took in 2019. Thomas Höpker, one of the most famous German photojournalists and member of the MAGNUM photo agency, at the opening of his show ‘Strange Encounters’ at in focus Galerie. When I was a boy, his stories from around the world fascinated me and started my interest in photography.Cologne, Germany.A young student carrying … Read More

The 2018 dozen

posted in: Germany, Montana, Music, Switzerland 1

With the year 2018 ending soon, I browsed the pictures I took over its course and selected a dozen that are important to me. Street scene. Frankfurt/Main, Germany.Father and son watching robotic pole dancers at the Robodonien Festival.Cologne, Germany.Main Street.Hot Springs, Montana.Elvis on his way to work. Jonny Winters, who has been impersonating Elvis Presley for more than 40 years,carries … Read More

Elvis meets the Pope

posted in: Events, Italy, Music 2

No, I’m not crazy. And no, this is not about photoshopping images of situations that never happened. The fact of the matter is that while the Pope in this story is the real thing, Elvis is, ahem, not so much. Last summer I saw quite a few homemade-looking billboards next to country roads in my area, advertising an Elvis Museum … Read More