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Cars and Bikes

In the wake of my recent photo course on architectural photography, I wanted to get a few shots of the building just built for the ADAC or Allgemeiner Deutscher Automobil-Club (the German equivalent of the AAA) here in Munich. It’s … 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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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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The Ring

The Ring (1996) is a sculpture by Mauro Staccioli  in downtown Munich,  not far from the central train station. I was out with my camera again looking for pictures that would illustrate the elements of design. I found lines and … Continue reading

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If You Meet the Buddha on the Road

The ninth-century Buddhist master Lin Chi is supposed to have said, “If you meet the Buddha on the road, kill him.” My understanding of this quote is that it is an admonishment to go beyond the concepts of established religion, … Continue reading

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