on a northbound train

May 5, 2015 / 1 comment

The other day I was sitting on a northbound train out of Munich. It was just past 9am. I got a coffee and a sandwich before getting onto the train. I just settled my stuff and got my kindle out when a group of Chinese walked in looking for their seats. My first thought was 我的天阿…

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Ah Wei of Singapore

March 16, 2015 / 2 comments

It was the first time that I took pictures with my Hasselblad 500C/M around the housing blocks in Holland Village in Singapore. I realized that all the apartments were empty and Ah Wei and his team were putting up fences to block people from walking in. I talked to him for a bit and asked…

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Colors that fight demons

March 2, 2015 / 4 comments

It’s winter here in Germany. The days have been cold, wet and mostly grey so seasonal bad mood and apathy have started to creep in. One of these evenings I looked colorful images in my LR library and got stuck re-editing photos I took in the South of India in December 2011. The memories of…

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What’s street photography (for you)?

February 25, 2015 / 17 comments

The case of photographer Espen Eichhoefer, whose image of a woman walking the street had to be removed from an exhibition in Berlin after the woman pictured sued him and the gallery for violating her personal rights, and the change of the German criminal code with respect to photographing minors and people in defenseless situations…

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Shaked mastering waves & wind

February 10, 2015 / 4 comments

It was a cloudy day here in Tel Aviv. With waves and wind that I could see from the roof top of the hotel I stayed in. I took my camera and walked to the beach nearest to the hotel. A group of kite surfers had taken over the beach which usually belongs to the…

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Hussman and Milo

January 22, 2015 / 10 comments

I met Hussman and Milo in Munich in May 2012. He came as a refugee from the civil war in Libya which has driven about three hundred thousand people away from their cities, jobs and homes since it started in 2011. He came looking for peace and  a new home far away from the horrible…

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uncle oh playing wood ball woola

January 11, 2015 / 3 comments

Oh Ow Kee is now 72 years old and he lives in Singapore. And he is kind of famous. Not the kind of fame like a TV star but when you search his name on google, many hits with information and images come up. I always used to see him in front of the Takashimaya…

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Suesskind – gallery and chocolate

December 31, 2014 / 3 comments

Gallery Suesskind offers not just chocolate made by local companies but show art and feature events. I found the little pearl of local art in spring of 2014 during a little Sunday afternoon walk through the center of Augsburg. Sybille Terpoorten, the owner of the gallery, and her partner were very happy when I asked…

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stefan cuts hair …

December 23, 2014 / 0 comments

… but it’s not just that. He does it in his beautiful store in the middle of Munich. I always wanted to take some pictures in the store since it is very nicely designed in a retro style. The store window featuring old style images and a record player as well as the inside with…

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the red house market for artists and designers

December 17, 2014 / 0 comments

the red house market for artists and designers is located close to the ximen subway station in taipei. they sell all kinds of cutesy stuff like things for the house, clothes, bags, pictures and all kinds of accessories. a lot of the things are designed locally and very individually designed pieces. i noticed t-shirts with…

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