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Month: December 2011

Canon EF 16-35mm f/2.8L Mark II

If you are looking for the perfect super wide angel zoom the The Canon EF 16-35mm f/2.8 L II is the answer. The wide angle zoom lens is what I consider one of the most important wide lenses in Canon’s line up.

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Test the Rest – Birgit Kinder – East side Gallery in Berlin

Test the Rest – East side Gallery in Berlin. It’s interesting to see the evolution of artwork but also sad to see how a great piece of art can be demolished by tags and graffiti. The East side Gallery is a good example of how artwork over time get pested by tags and therefore needs to be re-created. Birgit Kinder have redone the artwork several times – an elaborate process: See the recreation of Test the Rest. Below is a step of getting to the final image. The process involves the combining of two images from the Canon 5D...

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East Side Gallery

Three images from the The Berlin Wall East Side Gallery. The East Side Gallery is a 1.3km-long section of the Berlin wall near the centre of Berlin. Approximately 106 paintings by artists from all over the world cover this memorial for freedom and make it the largest open air gallery in the world. The East Side Gallery Souvenir Shop is a great piece of art. Here is a snapshot taken on a sunny day. I like the detail in this shot of the painting and the old concrete that serve a canvas for the many artworks in the East Side...

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Troop Carrier – Temple Hof Airport

Two images from Temple Hof Airport – the first image is of the Troop Carrier outside the airport hangar – the second image is a close-up of the airstrip with its dark tarmac and yellow markings. The Troop Carrier at Temple Hof Airport: The aircraft – The Douglas C-54 Troop Carrier – was one of the many aircraft used in the airlift to supply food, coal and other essentials to West Berlin so the inhabitants could maintain a minimum level of existence during the separation of east and west Berlin. I captured the image of the Troop Carrier in...

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The Berlin Holocaust Memorial

I nearly always visit the Holocaust Memorial near Potsdamer Platz and Brandenburger Tor when i visit Berlin. In this post I have made different tones of the same image from The Berlin Holocaust Memorial.

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