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Hello and welcome. Hope you enjoy the images I have posted. Please do not reproduce them without my permission. Most are available as note/greeting cards or as prints/enlargements. Thank you for visiting my site and your comments.
Many have asked about the Header image above, which I named 'Eerie Genny'. It was originally shot with film [taken on the shore of the Genesee River near the Univ. of Rochester]. During the darkroom development, I flashed a light above the tray. The process, known as 'solarization', produces eerie, ghostlike effects; some have mistaken this image as an infra-red photo. Some 35+ years later, I scanned and digitized the print, and did a little modern day editing, and, voila.
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Thursday, December 26, 2013

Berlin's Sony Center [Sky Watch Friday]

    I’m tired of gray Rochester skies. So, I thought I’d peruse my archive for some blue sky images that evoke good memories. The shots below were taken in Berlin’s Sony Center, a place where one can point and shoot in any direction and obtain a decent image. I’ve been to Berlin before, during and after the Wall -- and, following the reunification, it has become my favorite city in Germany, with München a close second [well, my wife’s hometown, Braunschweig, ranks high up there too]. The former East Berlin has undergone a spectacular facelift, with the Sony Center being one of the main attractions for me. I won’t bore you with details describing it; that you can obtain on Google. I just want to say that the 'roof' is a magnificent assembly of metal and canvas that resemble sails. Beneath that, along one side, are several stories of windows that make wonderful reflections when viewed from the right perspective. If you look closely at the lower pic, you can see several people along the lowest level, which will give you an idea of the scale of this structure.

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