A spiral staircase inside the building of the social ministry of the state of Hesse in Wiesbaden. Today, the building that was erected between 1952 and 1955 is regarded as an oustanding example of post-war modern architecture of the 1950s in Germany.
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A man stands in the rain while admiring the west façade of the Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Strasbourg (or Liebfrauenmünster in German) in Strasbourg, Alsace, France. From 1647 to 1874, the sandstone structure with its 142 meter-high spire (466 ft) was the world’s tallest building.
This is what you can do by applying Photoshop’s content aware filling tool a couple of times to the same image.
Weekend Wandering of Frankfurt’s Europaviertel (European Quarter)
A walk around Frankfurt’s European Quarter or “Europaviertel”, a new housing and business quarter on the site of the city’s former central freight station. Its somewhat dull architecture has been disputed, though.
All photos taken with a Sony A7r III and various lenses, converted to black&white in Adobe Camera Raw.
A Dog’s Perspective of the new Old Town
Dogs visit Frankfurt’s new old town. It took years of construction to more or less rebuild the ancient heart of the city between Römer City Hall and the Cathedral that was destroyed in WWII. Although not completely finished yet, it is now open for the public (and dogs). The shops and cafes still have to move in. In September there will be a huge 3 day celebration to welcome the old town into the city.
The ceiling of the Sagrada familia cathedral in Barcelona, the largest unfinished Roman Catholic church in the world (photo taken in December 2017). The architect, Antoni Gaudí, one of the most famous figures of Catalan culture, spent over 40 years designing the cathedral until 1926 when he died.
The Moon, again.
The full moon behind the tip of the Meesseturm (fair tower) in Frankfurt, Nov. 13.
The sun behind the cathedral of Bamberg (‘Bamberger Dom’), northern Bavaria, Aug.14. The catholic church was completed in the 13th century and has been part of the Bamberg UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1993.
Inside the cathedral in Chartes, France, July.30.