Two weeks ago I was in Minsk for the workshop Popakademie Minsk – School of Pop organized by the Goethe Institut Minsk. Together with Martin Lücke I spent a day talking about popular music education covering both music business as well as the higher education of musicians and songwriters (cf. euroradio.fm/ru/shou-biznes-v-germanii-kak-v-maynhayme-gotovyat-pop-zvezd-i-prodyuserov for an article about…Continue reading Minsk


Rosendals Trädgård also has an area where visitors can pick their own flowers (which they then have to pay for of course). Taken with my D700 and 16mm 2.8.

Den blå planet

While in Copenhagen we visited the newly opened Blå Planet – the recently relocated city aquarium. Taken with my D700 and 20-35mm 2.8.


Autumn is rapidly approaching – however, while in Stockholm, summer was still noticeable. This sunflower growing at Rosendals Trädgård is proof of that. Taken with my D700 and 16mm 2.8.

NY Tuna

This face with a delicious-looking tuna as a mouth is decorating a wall just above Houston Street. Taken with my D700 and 20-35mm 2.8.

Fucking techno

Walking through Williamsburg this sticker caught my eye (especially with “Nope” in the background). Taken with my D700 and 20-35mm 2.8.

Morning East River view

While out jogging one morning the light was very nice – which resulted in this view of the East river and part of Uptown Manhattan. Taken with my iphone.

Waterview of the United Nations

One of the advantages of taking the boat to Brooklyn (instead of the subway) is the view – like this view of the United Nations building. Taken with my D700 and 85mm 1.4.

Eldridge Street Synagogue

The Eldridge Street Synagogue together with the Chinese population living around the synagogue arranged the street fair “Egg Rolls and Egg Creams Festival” – including the possibility of visiting the synagogue. This interior was taken from the synagogue’s balcony with my D700 and 16mm 2.8.

Bench III

Following up the previous mensch-on-a-bench-posts here’s a bench I came across in New York. Taken with my D700 and Nikon 20-35 2.8.

Police Line Do Not Cross

While walking around Chinatown we passed this control barrier with “Police Line Do Not Cross” – blocking traffic from entering a street fare. Taken with my D700 and Nikon 16mm 2.8.


While visiting the very interesting Italian Futurist exhibition at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum I could not resist this view from the ground floor looking up. Taken with my D700 and Nikon 16mm 2.8.