Liberty view of Manhattan

Statue of Liberty view of Manhattan © 2015 . All rights reserved.

A view of the south tip of Manhattan from the Statue of Liberty. Taken with my D700 and Nikon 16mm 2.8. More pictures from my autumn trip to New York can be seen here:

Dresden mailbox

Dresden mailbox © 2015 . All rights reserved.

Continuing the mailbox picture series this mailbox was spotted in Dresden. Taken with my D700 and Nikon 50mm 1.8. Here are some more pictures from Dresden: Dresden

November sunflower

November Sunflower © 2015 . All rights reserved.

This year must have been way too warm – I passed by a sunflower in full blossom today across the street from my apartment… Taken with my Fuji x100t

Halloween pumpkins

Halloween © 2015 . All rights reserved.

Walking through Manhattan last Saturday I saw a lot of pumpkins with nice carvings ready for Halloween – like these. Taken with my Fuji x100t.

Call of the peacock

Call of the peacock © 2015 . All rights reserved.

While visiting the FEZ this peacock decided to give a shout-out to us. 😉 Taken with my D700 and 85mm 1.4 lens

Warhol’s banana

Andy Warhol's banana © 2015 . All rights reserved.

During our visit to see the cherry blossoms in Schwetzingen we passed by Andy Warhol’s banana used on the Velvet Underground’s debut album “The Velvet Underground & Nico”. Taken with my Fuji x100t.

Prairie dog

Prairie dog © 2015 . All rights reserved.

The Wuhlheide has a small zoo with an outdoor prairie dog terrarium. This prairie dog was admiring his/her painted equivalent. Taken with my D700 and 85mm 1.4.

Eurovision Park Contest

Eurovision Park Contest © 2015 . All rights reserved.

Vienna is gearing up for the Eurovision Song Contest – so much that they also created a Eurovision Park Contest. 😉 Taken with my Fuji x100t.

Austrian mailbox

Austrian mailbox © 2015 . All rights reserved.

Continuing the series of mailboxes here’s an Austrian specimen with some interesting stickers from my recent trip to Vienna. Taken with my x100t.

Für Party ohne Patriotismus

Ich bin Trinker - für Party ohne Patriotismus © 2015 . All rights reserved.

I came across this sticker drawing on pop cultural references while waking home: Quoting Major Strasser’s question “What is your nationality?” and Rick’s answer “I am a drunkard.” from the movie Casablanca the sticker adds “For party without patriotism!” Taken … Continue reading

Japanese Cherry blossom

Japanese Cherry blossom © 2015 . All rights reserved.

We took the first bike trip of the year to Schwetzingen to see the Japanese Cherry (Prunus serrulata) blossom (the castle’s website has series of pictures with the blossoms: www.schloss-schwetzingen.de/besucherinformation/besuchserlebnis/bluehbarometer). Taken with my x100t.