Waterslide – Heading the elements

What to do when it is mid summer, and you long back to the snow and the boards?
Then create a new sport.
Call it Waterslide
–> this is waterslide according to wikipedia <–

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Build a platform,  get some snow, a bit of water

And a few people that like the fun.

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The audience comes from nature

And some photographers find their way for some spectacular splash shots.

Enjoy the water slide event in our city,.  Enlarge the pictures with a click on it.

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Over the borderline Venlo

Just over the border with Germany, in the Netherlands, is Venlo situated.  A town with approximately 100.000 inhabitants.

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It is a borderplace between Germany and the Netherlands, traditional the Germans came there to catch up the dutch bargains, such as coffee and ehmm, some other items that the Netherlands (still) are famous for.

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The river Maas is flooding through the city and the last few years the city has been rennovated.

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The city is a mixture between the old historical buildings and the modern architecture.

The inner city is a mixture of old and new.

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One of the finest things (still) to do is street art. We spent some time sitting and drinking our coffee, watching the people passing us. Very intresting and fascinating.
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All the pictures are added below, it are 3 sites, you can click to next photo page with tapping at the number below. To enlarge the pictre, simply click on it.

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Krefelder Zoo

 

Zoo photography.

I always think it is a bit sad,  to photograph locked up animals.

It is different when you see the animals having a  good time

A wonderful day at the zoo with Hans Georg Bender

Enjoy the pictures

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Butterflies

The advantages of going for a photo shoot with colleague photographers is that you can exchange photos. And when you are lucky, like I was this time,  you can even taste the luxuruy of using the ‚at my wishlist‘ lense,

This is the  amazing result., with my ’starter camera‘

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Tamron SP 90 mm f/2,8 Di MACRO 1:1 VC USD with Kenko Converter and external flashlight

More Butterflies

(Schmetterlinghaus /Butterfly greenhouse)

Paviane/Bavians

A leftover  rock from the classical Zoo days, where the Pavians feel comfortable

Elefanten / Elephants

Always searching for contact and new challenges

Raubkatzen ( Big Cats

The sleeping killer machines

Orang Utang

High intelligent, playful and happy

Gorillas

We, and they, both had the luck that tey were getting outside when we arrived. A happy group of beautiful monkeys

 

More monkeys

Water animals

Sometimes there are unplanned visitors, who have no respect for caches 🙂
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and many more animals

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Sculptures

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Walk with me to more

Look to the differences. Not only in camera, but aa well in the zoo itself

Krefelder Zoo 2012

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Krefelder Zoo 2010

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Click at the picture below for  more andimals in more Zoos ,.,,

Crystal bowl photography Nordpark

July 9th 2016.

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A photo shoot with the crystal bowl. Click at the picture above to see my pictures of the photo shoot at facebook

Here below an impression of my photos with the bowl.  It still is a pretty difficult discipline to photograph!

About 20 photographers, many crystal balls.
Behind the scene!

More impressions from he Nordpark

Klick for more crystal bowl photography at the tripod below

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Street

Why do I love street photography?

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Because it is real

Because it is unreal

Sometimes it even moves

 

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Because it is human

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Because it is work (or not working at all)

Because it is everywhere

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at the water

even in the park