me and giggling school girls

February 13, 2015 / 4 comments

one day in early january this year i visited the tel aviv museum of art. a friend recommended a photo exhibition and so i gave it a try not knowing what to expect. the museum is huge and filled up with interesting and inspiring exhibitions of many different modern art styles. it is allowed for…

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the adventurous sisters

February 1, 2015 / 5 comments

i met the girls (sofia 12 and alessia 15) on the top of a zip lining tower at the moaning cavern near angels camp, california, waiting for the race. while it was the first time for me and her father they were experienced flyers and wanted to do the ‘super hero style’ this time, which…

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straight faced kindness

January 27, 2015 / 4 comments

when i stepped into “fat freddy’s” bar and diner in jackson, california, by noon it was dark inside. only a few figures at the bar were drinking beer. nobody seemed to notice me. but as soon as i seated myself and studied the menue the barman slowly went to the end of the counter, grabbed…

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hans the clown, eldad the artist

January 15, 2015 / 6 comments

i met this guy together with friends during the hag hahagim festival in wadi nisnas in haifa. the arab christians of haifa celebrate christmas together with jewish and muslims and everybody who likes markets, candy, soap bubbles, barbeque, music and parades. the clown had a friend named tal (i gonna make another post soon) and…

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like kids do

January 6, 2015 / 6 comments

2009 i visited the sultanate oman the first time. i was impressed by the astonish variety and beauty of the landscape and the exceptional kindness of the people. the oman people have such a positive spirit and friendly manner that is also expressed by their mostly colorful and casual way of wearing clothes and the…

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punch anybody?

December 24, 2014 / 0 comments

this was a typical beginning of a story that happens to be quite regularly. i visited the last year’s christmas market with my bronica s2a, which for non-(analog)photographers eyes looks like a very strange object. i took two pictures nearby the punch stand and the two owners observed me with interest, wondering what i was…

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hats and sandwiches

December 16, 2014 / 0 comments

remember the lady with the crazy hat and that i promised a second chapter of the story? here it is: after i left the woman i strolled little further looking around and stopped at a furniture antique’s store. they decorated their chairs outside on the pedestrian area and people started to stop by. i decided to…

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she reads playboy

December 6, 2014 / 0 comments

the first outdoor lunch i ever had in munich was in a little italian restaurant. i had penne arrabiata. the chef is from sicilia and used to prepare it extra spicy. i had some bottles of water and ordered more bread twice. since then and within 8 years i lived in munich before i left…

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i am a father

November 25, 2014 / 3 comments

“what do you do?” “i am a father. three kids and my baby carries the fourth.” or was it the fifth? jeremiah is one of the frequent customers in the ski inn in bombay beach, a very small trailer park community right on the east shore of the salton sea, the largest lake in california…

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vintage girl

November 22, 2014 / 0 comments

abby is joey’s and sarah’s daughter. i met her in the acrade place in coos bay i reported a few posts ago. she is a pretty little girl of maybe seven, as old as i was when i jumped from that spring board to earn money for gaming. sarah disclosed me whispering that abby loves…

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