Ricky Shetty - Visionary, Husband, Father from Vancouver is an author and blogger, and is traveling the world this entire year with his family. Before they departed Trinidad for Colombia, he interviewed me over video, and we spent an hour talking about
* caring for aging parents,
* my frequent travel to Germany, and
* some things I've learned about photography.
Mesozoic rock (via https://www.instagram.com/p/BZVOgGQl8_x/)
Hovering over the scene at Lake Constance, the Säntis mountain (2502 metres, 8209 feet) in Switzerland is the tallest mountain in the Appenzell Alps, and is seen here at a distance of 48 km (30 mi). I’ve also been fortunate to have seen and identified the same Säntis from two other peaks in the German Alps: the Fellhorn summit (Oberstdorf) at a distance of 67 km, and the Zugspitze summit (Grainau/Ehrwald) at a dista...nce of 125 km. Also, check out the clearly visible parallel layers of sedimentary rock; what’s now a mountain used to be at the bottom of the ocean about 100 million years ago.
Konstanz, BW, 🇩🇪 - 21 Sep 2017 (© HL).
[1 photo] : In the Western Australian city of Perth, an important city landmark in Kings Park and Botanic Garden is the State (War) Memorial overlooking the city and Swan River.
I really liked Canberra, because simply put, I gave her a chance. It's been 5 years to the week, but I miss the Australian Capital Territory.
( with warm thanks to Celine, Francois, and their family )
I'm back in the air soon, once more over the great eastern pond for a 17th consecutive year in the D-land. The map below shows my coverage in Germany. Locations where I've lived and visited are indicated as stars, the country's 5 largest population centres as red stars, and places I'll see for the first time as small blue dots.
( DW Reise | DW Culture | Unesco World Heritage Germany | Urlaubsland Baden-Württemberg ...| Heidelberg 4 you | Biennale für aktuelle Fotografie | Heidelberger Kunstverein | Bodensee | Konstanz Info | Urmu - Urgeschichtliches Museum Blaubeuren | Ulm/Neu-Ulm Touristik GmbH | Mein Niedersachsen | Visit Hannover | Hildesheim Marketing | Bistum Hildesheim | Fagus Factory | UNESCO-Weltkulturerbe Goslar | Kassel ist klasse. | Museumslandschaft Hessen Kassel (MHK) | Welterbe Corvey | Dein NRW | EUROPE (visiteurope.com) | Germany - The Travel Destination | German Rail Pass | Deutsche Bahn Personenverkehr )
Martin Luther walked these streets as a boy. From the age of 1 to 13, he lived with his family in the mining- and aristocratic-town of Mansfeld. With a present-day population of about 9000, Mansfeld ticks away quietly in the southwest corner of the German federal state of Saxony Anhalt with 2017's quincentennial anniversary of the Reformation.
( Standortmarketing Mansfeld-Südharz | Sachsen-Anhalt Tourismus | Cultural Heart of Germany | LutherCountry | Luther2017 | erlebnisland.de Sachsen-Anhalt | Germany - The Travel Destination | VisitGermany | EUROPE (visiteurope.com) | DW Culture | DW Travel | DW Reise | ELCA Reformation 500 | Robert George Moore | GoEuro | Rail Europe | German Rail Pass )
[1 photo]: Communing with marsupials, at the Hanson Bay Wildlife Sanctuary - Kangaroo Island.
[1 photo]: Is this Hahndorf in central Germany? No. This picture is from Hahndorf in the Australian federal state of South Australia. The Australian Hahndorf is the country's oldest German settlement, located about 25 kilometres southeast from Adelaide.
This is how Canada will experience the August 21 solar eclipse. Given the path of totality through the "U.S. lower 48", most in Canada will view the eclipse as a partial solar eclipse. In the weblink below, select your city from a drop-down menu, and drag the moon's shadow to see how the covered fraction of the Sun changes by the minute.
(via CBC News)
I love how single images or a strong series of images can still move people. I despise the attitude that images are disposable like yesterday's garbage. I believe in and continue to hope photography has an important voice within culture and about society.
I highlight a number of visuals from Berlin from Christmas 2010 and March 2011. While these memories of the Hauptstadt are my observations at that time, I think there's still a quality to them that still works and speaks of today ... well, except for the image of snowfall on view in the middle of (northern) summer ... 😄
In South Africa, Tricia and Shawn go on a sunset safari in Addo Elephant National Park. By the way, dung beetles in the park get "right of way"!
For "Game of Thrones" fans, meet the two on-site photographers who're at the scene and behind the scenes.
(By Kenneth Bachor for TIME LightBox)
Today (9 August) is the 3rd anniversary of my father's death. With the pictures in the link below, I explore the perspective of watching a parent's physical decline to the very end, a personal journey that's taken me to very different places.
[1 photo]: Over Seattle's Evergreen Point Floating Bridge, the longest floating bridge in the world
Across the waters of New Zealand's Raukawa (1 photo)
I'm happy to be one of the first to be interviewed and profiled for my friend's website and FB Page Instead of Kids. Please give them some love too!
This is the first profile interview we are publishing and we couldn't be more grateful to Henry Lee for his generosity and honesty! Instead of Kids is about the diverse lifestyles of those who choose not to have children - and this is the one of a recovering astronomer 💓🌟