Thousands gather in Frankfurt in solidarity with Ukraine and against Russia’s invasion, Feb.26, 2022.
While some German christmas markets have been called off last-minute due to the the spiralling Covid-19 infection rate, Frankfurt’s traditional christmas market was opened Nov.22, 2021. Hot alcoholic beverages such as mulled wine and hot apple wine (a Frankfurt specialty), baked marzipan mixes like Brenten and Bethmännchen and Quetschemännchen (figures made out of prunes and nuts) are sold among lots of other things. The event’s history has been traced back to the 14th century.
Fuji X100F, Adobe neural filter-added colors to b-w photo.
A car wash (‘Waschstraße’ in German) in Frankfurt, Oct.27.
A hiker takes a selfie after reaching the summit of the Kalmit, at 672 meters (2204 ft) the highest peak in the Pfälzerwald (Palatinate Forest) in southwestern Germany, Oct. 26.
A leaf changing to autumn colors on a tree at night in Frankfurt, Oct.12. Cars in the background.
(Canon 5dIV, Sigma 50mm 1.4 A, f 1.4, 1/50 sec., iso 1000)
A crow with a walnut in its beak flies across a field in Frankfurt, Oct. 9.
(Canon 5d Mk4, EF 100-400 L IS II, f10, 1/800 sec, 320 iso, 400mm)
Reflections in a pond in the Black Forest near Bad Liebenau, Sep.17.
An apple tree near the tiny Black Forest village of Monakam, some 200 kms (120 mls) straight south of Frankfurt, Sep.17.
In the little Black Forest village of Monakam, Sep.17.