Singles: Brazilian Street Festival, New York City

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Back in the early and mid-1990s, I traveled to New York City a number of times to photograph on the streets of this vibrant metropolis that was so much more interesting than the cities in my native Germany. Apart from the action and its phenomenally diverse and interesting inhabitants, what sets the city apart from others is that special quality … Read More

The 2016 dozen

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With 2016 just behind me, I went through the pictures I took over the course of the year and selected 12 of my favorites. Not necessarily the ‘best’ ones (I find the concept of ranking each and everything a little odd, anyway), but 12 photographs that I will certainly remember. Thunderstorm passing through Dunkirk, MT.A musician friend relaxing before a … Read More

Singles: Photographer, Mexico City

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  Whenever two photographers meet and talk about their occupation, they will inevitably end up taking pictures of one another. So happened back in 2005, when I was in Mexico shooting the preparations for the Día de los Muertos and a story about the island of Mexcaltitán (more on both in later posts). Walking around the Palacio de Bellas Artes … Read More

Singles: Stars and Stripes in Havana, Cuba

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  In the political realm, the relations between Cuba and the United States have been less than perfect for more than half a century. Since the Cuban revolution of 1959, tension and confrontation have become their defining qualities. Cuba is under an economic embargo of the U.S., and Americans wanting to visit the country have to work around travel restrictions. … Read More

Singles: Looking back at the Twin Towers

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  Today, exactly thirteen years after the attacks on New York City’s World Trade Center, I remembered a photo I took in 1994. It was a beautiful June day and I was on the Staten Island Ferry, mainly to enjoy the view of this vibrant and exciting city. While the ferry was pulling away from Manhattan, I noticed a young … Read More