Archiv der Kategorie: Photography

Die Flora – Köln

In the middle of Cologne, a beautiful park is resided, die Flora.  A botanic garden and park.  After our visit in the japanese garden in Leverkusen, we went to Cologne.

And did not regret it, enjoy the photos.

Very much flowers,

and many flower seemed to have its own visitors

Spheric

And … the rest

 

Japanischer Garten, Leverkusen

After the heat (part II)

A visit in the small, and beautiful ‚Japanese Garden‘  in Leverkusen.

Flora and Fauna

Spheric

And the rest

Hombroich 2018

Museeninsel Hombroich is one of the most wonderful places to photograph in our area.


In a kind of tradition, like the years before, we made this year a photo walk with our photogroup (Die Welt der Fotografie).

Weather conditions, warm and hot,  bright blue sky.

Where Flora

and Fauna

and art

harmonize

Photograpers Andrea, Hildegard, KarlHeinz, Sonja, Hans

König schiessen Schützenfest Reuschenberg 2018

Eindrücke von den Feierligkeiten  rundum das Königsschiessen, am Schützenfest in Reuschenberg (N)

Parade

Kids –  die Zukunft heute

Königsschiesen

Der neue König 2018/2019 heisst  Ricardo Braun.

Sehen und gesehen werden

Rundumrum

Ein großes Teil der Bilder ist zu sehen bei Blumenhaus Erika in Reuschenberg.  

Also published at  –> HaFri Photography <–
and –> Hlde’s Fotoseite <–

Eure Photographen  Hilde und Hans
Wir fotografieren gerne für Ihnen

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JapanTag 2018

A tradition, is the annual ‚JapanTag‘  in Düsseldorf.

This year I had  not only another ‚partner in photographing‘,  I also wanted to try to photograph a bit different.

In an audience of 10.000’s of people (!)  it is easy to sneak and make a photo from someone in a not so flattering situation. One can call it street.
I was guilty, to it, the past years, and this year my challenge was to photograph different.

I took my ‚270 Zoom with me, but before we went ’shooting‘  I changed to the Sigma 17 -70mm
Also, no ‚invisible shooting‘, but photos nearby, with more interaction, No close ups.

When they smile in the camera

With so many people, it was easy to ‚hike‘  with other photographers.  When the people  not smiles directly at the camera

And of course, it should not be me, if there were not photos that were in contradiction with what I wrote above 🙂

A wonderful day with Sonja, thank you, dear Sonja, for joining me, the fun and all!
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HaFri Poetry May 2018

Double Dutch

I want to say hello to you
But I don’t know how to do
Deutsch is not hetzelfde als Dutch
And that is confusing mij so very much

Wenn ich schreibe, das ich bleibe
Can I say, that I will stay
Aber in Holland soll ich dann staan
And iF I go, dann kann ich gaan

It all is so verschrikkelijk complicated für mich
Then English and American, sind auch noch unterschiedlich
Zo vaak fehlen mir de woorden
And can I again een taal vermoorden

You see the problem, what shall I do
I better shut up, and halte meine Klappe toe
Oe is dutch, and bedeuted Uh
But the English do say oooh

And when I want Käse, dan wil ik kaas
Did you aver try to translate sinterklaas?
Yes, I am going slightly mad
And mad in Germanan is pronounced as Mett

Mett is een gehaktbal, pretty much
It is so complicated, to be double dutch
Even when I want my drink
I have to think

Because a bear is not a bear
What they mean to say is bier
Now that sounds easy, for all of us
I drink to that, I love being Double Dutch

02.05.2018

When the light is young
When we are feeling strong
Then walk with me

When the grass is green
And the leaves drop shadows between
Then walk with me

When you are feeling cold
When you are feeling old
Then walk with me

When you think you are alone
When your heart is not from stone
You can walk with me

Leave your footprints next to me
Open up for the power
Hug a tree

03.05.2018

When white meets black
And black greets white
Both enjoying the beutiful weather

When someone tells you are beautiful
And you reply with, so are you
Then nothing really matters

When differences fade away
And you can be yourself, unique
Then your harmony will speak

When it shimmers, after a sunny day
And we slowly prepare for the night
Remember, that the darkness will fade away
Our dreams will bring us
back to the light

03.05.2018

The winter was strong
Long, we did long for spring
Mother nature made her own plan
Not because she has to, but because she can

Sunshine came, unexpected
Nature could not neglecl it
Flowers exploded
The darkness eroded

Hello sunshine, please be mine
Breathing spring, blossoms swollen
Sneezing loud, thanks to the pollen
Enjoying the light with a smile
It has been a while

Now the blossoms touch the water
Spring seems to have jumped into summerly heat
Reflections become memories for later
Who knows, where the water may lead

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Blüten fliessen in den Fluss
Weil das Leben weitergehen muss
Ich schaue ins blaue herein
Geniesse den milden Sonnenschein

Die Blätter sind noch so grün
Das Wasser ist schon so hell
Erinnerungen an das Jetzt
Verlieren wir nicht so schnell

06.05.2018

It’s your turn
Make a move, don’t run
What step will you take
Is it sea, or is it lake
Move it
 
It’s your turn
When you can’t take the black
Then you should play the white
Anticipate
Take care that you won’t burn
 
Every move you make
Every breath you take
They will be watching you
Make your move,make them play
You can do it,
 
It’s your turn
Take a risk
Choose it
Don’t be afraid to loose it
Because, only when you use it
Life will give you the chance
To glance
 
Play well
I will be next to you
Yes, we can do
More then ever
it is your turn
09.05.2018

Play me a song
When I walk through the wood
Open up my memories
About when life was just a joyful mood

Let the words back into my mind
Bring the memories back to life
When the nights were short
And the power easy to find

Play your song
Let me hold you
Share the memories of yesterday
With the trees, that I just talked to

13 05 2018

Unsichtbare (voll)Pfosten
Invisible post

I do not see you
So I am not there
Maybe you say, you can
But I don’t care

I do not see you
So you can not tell me
What to do
Or what to share

My world is pretty small
I do not see anything, at all
I can do whatever I want
You will see,
I just cant

If you tell me
To open my eyes
Please, first take away
The towel of lies

Wake me up
When you are ready for me
Open my eyes
When you think I should see

17 05 2018

Turn the light
Let the spot on you
You are worth it

Switch on the light
Be amazed of what looks to you
When you dare to see

Let it be light
Be beautiful, be true
Let the colours shine in

Be the light
Let your fantasy through
Dare to be different

See the light
May it enlighten your darkness
Sparkling away the night

22 05 2018

Hello,
Good morning, how are you?
It’s good to see you here

I wish you a wonderful Friday
And from some of you
I wished you were here

We can’t always get what we want
We can’t always win, or loose
So make the best if today, somehow
Smile, and be happy
Now

24 05 2018

How I looked forward
To see you again
How happy I was
When you were there

More powerful
More coourful
Then ever

How wonderful you did head
Against the rain
The stormy nights
How much you enlightened the day

More beautiful
More enjoyable
Then ever

And now
you are gone again
For a while

And I
look forward
To when you show up again

The sign
That the dark and cold days
Never stay forever

28 05 2018

 

Render/ Graoguc (c) Xans
Words (c) HaFri

Does she stay
Is she on her way
Only she knows
Where she goes

Checking her hair, it looks okay
Should she go, or should she stay
Thoughtful are her eyes
About a plan, or about lies

The door is closed
She is out into the blue
What she needs the most
She won’t reveal it to you

There is no turning back
Only the butterflies will stay
She and the bird will find their way
She escapes from the black

Kiss the past goodbye
Wait, or go
When the birds stops singing
Then she will finally know

29 05 2018

Düsseldorf

Düsseldorf is the capital city of the region NRW (Nordrhein-Westfahlen), in Germany.
It is also the residence from the local government, Der Landtag.
The modern building in what the politicians decide about what happens in our area, is named Landtag.

Architecture

Today we went inside

History and Art

Close to the Medienhafen,

in a wonderful area at the Rhine.  Lots of things to see and photograph!

And my probably most favorite photo album, ‚da mix‘  🙂

 

A wonderful morning with a great photographer and friend as company.  Not bad for a Saturday!

Langen Foundation /Raketenstation Hombroich

On the first day of summer …. I made a very small bicycle trip to a very wonderful location.

Langen Foundation near Neuss, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany is a museum designed by Japanese architect Tadao Ando. The foundation showcases a collection of Oriental Art and Modern Art. It is located on the grounds of the Museum Insel Hombroich.

It is Spring, finally!!!

It was my first bicycle trip after 15 years, and I did not trust to bring my big camera(s) with me. So, I took the photos with the good old powershot.  Enjoy!

Aprilmarkt

A few impressions from the Aprilmarket 2018