two faces of a man

February 19, 2015 / 3 comments

when i entered the spice and gold shouk of deira, dubai, i came for photography. the light was already low and created beautiful lightfalls between the stands and through the roofs punctuated with holes, the colors were vibrant. i also came for the people. people on markets always appear to have plenty of time to…

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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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day of the finals

October 29, 2014 / 0 comments

the scenic byway through the high desert of oregon is one of the most beautiful roads in the western u.s. the john day fossil beds painted hills unit is a must see in that area. and a must see is that little town named prairie city. it has an historic hotel worth to stay, a…

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walking together

October 27, 2014 / 0 comments

i travelled to israel for 10 days by my own. i have good friends over there so i wasn’t alone all the time. but when i was alone i was’nt it very long. i had an apartment in ben yehuda street in tel aviv very close to the beach. one day i decided to walk…

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before and after

October 27, 2014 / 0 comments

retired people have lots of time. they have so much time that they are busy all day long. and the earlier they retire the busier they become over years. bob retired from the army and he is busy like hell. when i came along his place in a small town of victorian style in california…

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boogie, die!

October 26, 2014 / 0 comments

eve made me stop on that corner in old jaffa with the hovering orange tree created by ran morin. i was strolling through the narrow streets around noon til i heard her raspy voice: “wow, this is a fancy camera.” “yep”, i said, and we ended up talking for about an hour. and if i hadn’t…

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