Sprudelhof, Bad Nauheim

The Sprudeholf or “effervescent” bath is a type of spa bath through which carbon dioxide is bubbled and was one of several types of hydrotherap. The ensemble is an impressive cultural monument and was built between 1905 and 1911. It is a clearly structured and symmetric facility as a whole, as playful and loving is . . . → Read More: Sprudelhof, Bad Nauheim

Gernsheim

Gernsheim is a town in Groß-Gerau district (Hesse) and is lying on the Rhine. The town is the birthplace of Peter Schöffer (Petrus Schoeffer) an early German printer, who studied in Paris and worked as a manuscript copyist in 1451 before apprenticing with Johannes Gutenberg.

Important for the town is the container port with . . . → Read More: Gernsheim

The Ness Islands

The Ness Islands are situated in Inverness (Scotland) beside the river Ness. 1828, the first bridge was built to the islands and washed away in the flood of 1849. In the years 1853-1854 the bridge was replaced by two suspension bridges designed by William Dredge.

Nowadays, the islands are a popular and picturesque walk and . . . → Read More: The Ness Islands

Inverness

Inverness is situated in northern Scotland, where the River Ness enters the Inverness/Moray Firth and is regarded as the capital of the Highlands of Scotland.

The strategic location of Inverness has led to many conflicts in the area. The settlement was established by the 6th century with the first royal charter being granted by King . . . → Read More: Inverness

Beach Details, Aberdeen

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Ebb and Flow, Aberdeen

All photos were taken during sunrise and ebb at Aberdeen beach.

I took 5 different exposures (-2, -1, 0, +1, +2) and processed the pictures with Photomatix Pro, Photoshop and Topaz Labs.

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Early Morning, Aberdeen

Aberdeen Beach is famous for its golden sand and its long curved length between the harbour and the River Don’s mouth and is popular with walkers, surfers and windsurfers.

I took 5 different exposures (-2, -1, 0, +1, +2) and processed the pictures with Photomatix Pro, Photoshop and Topaz Labs.

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Externsteine, Teutoburg Forest

The Externsteine are a distinctive rock formation located in North Rhine Westphalia (Germany) in the Southern part of the Teutoburg Forest. The formation is a tor consisting of several tall, narrow columns of rock which rise abruptly from the surrounding wooded hills and are a natural outcropping of five sandstone pillars. All pillars have been . . . → Read More: Externsteine, Teutoburg Forest

Hermannsdenkmal, Germany

The Hermannsdenkmal („Herman the German“, „Hermann monument“ engl.) is a monument (53.46 m tall) located in North Rhine Westphalia (Germany) in the Southern part of the Teutoburg Forest and stands on the densely forested and 386 m tall Teutberg. The construction was started in 1841 and finished 1875 with the help of substantial funds from . . . → Read More: Hermannsdenkmal, Germany

Frankfurt am Main (Hesse), Germany

Frankfurt (a. M.) is the largest city in Hesse and the 5th largest city in Germany. Situated on the River Main („ford“ engl.), Frankfurt is the largest financial centre in continental Europe and it is the home of a number of major banks and brokerages. Most of these banks are situated in skyscrapers and contain . . . → Read More: Frankfurt am Main (Hesse), Germany

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