On a Wind Turbine

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Two technicians (and me) standing on a 120 meter high (393 ft) wind turbine in the Rhön mountain area, some 140 kms (87 mls) northeast of Frankfurt, May 15.

(Taken with an Irix 11mm f4 lens on a full frame Canon 5d IV, quite an extreme rectilinear wide-angle…)

Olympic Training at Night

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Marco Koch (bottom), the men’s 200-meter breaststroke world champion in 2015, during a nighttime training session at Darmstadt’s Nordbad, some 45 kms (28 mls) south of Frankfurt, July 14, just a few days before flying to Rio to take part in the Olympics. The scene is lit by floodlight and two remotely triggered studio flashlights positioned diagonally left and right.

The Honeckers

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Actors Hedi Kriegeskotte and Jörg Schüttauf in the roles of Margot and Erich Honecker, the former East German Minister of Education (Margot) and Head of State (Erich) until 1989, at a film set during shooting of the German movie “Immer vorwärts” (Straight forward) in Erlensee, just east of Frankfurt, Jan 26.