View from the bridge Jannowitzbrücke towards the TV Tower – last Saturday night – or actually early Sunday morning – in the middle of the night. The TV Tower and the buildings by the water are reflected in the river Spree. Winter in Berlin can be rather dark, when there is neither snow nor ice around.
Sitting in a friend’s courtyard somewhere in the middle of nowhere – basically right in the center of Berlin Mitte. We were have a very small birthday party with Grill and Beer – Berlin style. Nice.
One of my favourite Helsinki skyline views – to the skyline of Merihaka. The photo was basically shot in the middle of the night – a quarter to midnight to be exact.
Lucky us – we were invied to a New Year’s Eve party with access to a rooftop terrace – or at least a terrace with a view to the rooftops of the surrounding buildings. So we basically saw and enjoyed the neighbors’ fireworks with all the comfort you would expect: a glass of sparkling wine (actually it was Champagne), a few couple of dear friends to chat with – and no fear of getting hit by fireworks. Greatness.
In the day time, especially on the weekend the Lucia Christmas Market at Kulturbrauerei Berlin Prenzlauer Berg can be quite crowded. But during the night, the Christmas Market is deserted – and the Christmas Market Booths look more or less abandoned.
I took this photo on a trip to the country side in the North of Germany, visiting my parents. At my parents’ place there is this rather old and rather small size but yet very functional astronomical telescope. Since it was the weekend before the Super Moon / full moon of November 14th, we decided to take a closer look at the moon. Impressive it was. I then also managed to take a few snapshots with my iPhone. So the quality of the full moon photos may not be very good, but still – I like them a lot.
This photo is also used over at weltzeituhren.info/vollmond-wann-ist-vollmond.
This picture of Gerndarmenmarkt was taken on a beautiful summer night – or late evening. We were basically rushing to a gallery opening at Lindenstrasse – so the photo is a bit wonky. But anyways – i think it caught the moment quite well. It was warm and calm and people were just hanging out on the street, on squares – and even on Gendarmenmarkt in Berlin Mitte.For me this was quite a special occasion.
On the left you can see the Berlin Konzerthaus (“Concert House”) and on the right you see the Französischer Dom (“French Dome”).