Monthly Archives: April 2012

Don’t Forget the Ceiling

I was out with my camera at Schleissheim Palace (early 18th century), not too far outside of Munich, looking for shots of the interior, and not so much detail as the spacial feeling. I tried to imagine living in these … Continue reading

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Sunday in Munich

Munich isn’t exactly what you’d call a bustling city. It’s moniker “Das Millionendorf” or “Village of a Million” is closer to it. Its population has passed the million mark since the nickname was invented – now something like 1.4 million … Continue reading

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The Private Sphere

Let’s get away from the public architecture that I have posted in my recent blogs and see what there is to photograph in the domestic realm. I wanted a photograph of a stylish domestic interior (the assignment in my photo … Continue reading

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Building Blocks in Ceramic, Glass and Stone

Prompted by my search for photo opportunities, I’ve been taking a closer look at what Munich has to offer in the way of modern architecture. Up until now, I had felt a kind of nostalgia for what Munich must have … Continue reading

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Household Gods

I was wondering why the new synagogue in Munich is called Ohel Jakob, “Jacob’s Tent”. Perhaps, with some stretch of the imagination, you could say the upper dome resembles a tent. And what about Jacob? Since I am shamefully ignorant … Continue reading

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