Animals are a source of nature's beauty: from close up to afar.
Off and on the move
Trees and leaves in Autumn.
The Oak Leaf
Electric leaves 1
Electric Leaves 2
By the Raritan River
The 6th hole
Flanders Valley GC
Snow can be magical and beautiful. It is also peaceful.
Frozen leaves 2
Barren trees in winter at the beginning os a snowfall with light being dimmed like dusk make fora somber sight.
Assorted HDR images of flowers and plants
Hydrangea in Lavendar
Hydrangea in Pink
I love lines and angles and the play of geometry in which repetition and variation coexist
Steps and construction in London's Underground (subway), London, England
Berlin old meets new
Next to the Adlon sits an a German building, most of which has been destroyed by the war. This image captures the meeting of the old and new constructions.
Inside the Reichstag Dome
Locks at the Lock Bridge (Post Des Arts), Paris, France.
Boston Memorial Ribbons
Ribbons hung on 9-11 in Boston, Massachusetts.
Terra cotta aged tiles on the roof of a building in Troina, Sicily.
Inside the Reichstag Dome in Berlin, reflective glass lines the core around the spiral staircase around it.
Taken with an iPhone on West 23rd street apartment hallway: there is no reflection...just along hallway!
Pictures taken during my WWII tour of Berlin.
In the Pariser Platz of Berlin stands the most famous of all the gates around Berlin: The Brandenburg Tor (gate), with the famed Quadriga atop.
One of the main train stations in Berlin, it was heavily bombed during WWII and this remnant stands as a reminder.
Old Meets New
Next to the Adlon Hotel and the Brandenburg Gate in Berlin is the Academy of Arts; bombed during WWII, the building was rebuilt leaving some of the original building intact. This is the junction, where old met new. The arangment of staircases, and the angle of the image remind me of an Escher staircase!!
Holocaust Memorial, Berlin
Designed by Peter Eisenamn, this memorial is constructed of a prime number of blocks, each unique in size. It sits on the grounds of the north end of the old Reich's Chancellery, in the location of Goebbel's Berlin Villa.
Gates of Humbolt
In 1933 Humbolt University (then called Friedrich -Wilhelms Universität) was the site of the May 10th book burning by Nazi's. It now boasts 55 Nobel laureates and many world famous graduates.
Reichstag at Twilight
Taken from across the Spree River at dusk, the dome of the Reichstag illuminates the building.
Inside the Reich Dome
Inside Berlin's Reichstag Dome is a core of mirrored glass, selected downward (ands not visible except for the glass slats of the mirrors).
On the lower levels inside the Reichstag Dome in Berlin, Germany are the mirrored panels of the core, and the spill staircase around it to the top.
A view of Berlin's Dom.
Reichstag at Night
A view at night of the Riechstag, Berlin, Germany.
The remnants of the inside walls of the Hotel Esplanade (heavily bombed and destroyed during WWII) is seen as part of the outer wall of the Sony Center in the Potsdamer Platz, Berlin, Germany.
Images of Munich, Germany and surrounding areas.
A waiter rushes to bring beer to its patrons at the Hofbraus in Munich, Germany.
A slice of the Allianz soccer stadium in Munich, Germany, was captured,
Yodels and Spoons
Entertainment in the upstairs hall of the Hofbrauhaus in Munch, Germany.
The memorial site Feldherrnhalle in Munich, Germany, , depicting the pair of lions sculpted by Wilhelm von Rümann.
The American Hard Rock Cafe is adjacent to the German beerhall, the Hofbrauhaus, in Munich.
One of the domes of the Theatine Church adjacent to Feldherrenhalle, Munich Germany.
At Oliver Kahn's last game with the Bayern Munich soccer team, the crown turned out to support him wearing the team colors.
Draft beer at the Hofbrauhaus in Munich, Germany.
Scenes of Paris.
The Lock Bridge, Paris
Inside the Louvre
Napoleon's tomb in Paris
Notre Dame at night
The Old Prison
Notre Dame by the river
Scenes of Sicily and Italy.
The juxtaposition of old and new, drab and colorful make this one of my favorites; taken in Licata, Sicily.
Street in Morano Calabro
Another street scene in Morano Calabro
Street scene in Morano Calabro
Norman ruins built on top of an ancient Roman camp in Morano Calabro.
Domed church in Morano Calabro
Part of the annex of a church in Troina, Sicily, bombed and destroyed during WWII.
Church ruins in Troina
Bombed church in Troina, Sicily, site of an intense battle during WWII.
Arm of the statue of the Rape of the Sabine Women in the Loggia dei Lanzi, Florence, Italy.
Morano Calabro hillside
Nestled houses in Morano Calabro with a view of Castello Normano atop the hillside.
A stand in Caserta, Itlay.
Gran Sasso, Italy
Gran Sasso mountains in Italy.
Steps and a centuries old arch at the Villa San Domenico in Morano Calabro.
A variety of stone and bricks in the remnant of a building in Pompei make for an interesting arrangement.
Under a gelateria in Salsa Maggiore, Italy, the awning was as colorful as the gelato.
A crowd of tourists scoot past the scooters in Florence, Italy.
Scenes from Boston and the Mignano Monte Lungo.
The spar and rigging of the USS Constitution, Boston, Massachusetts.
The USS Cassin Young was a Fletcher class destroyer that survived two Kamikaze hits during WWII. The ship is berthed next to the USS Constitution in Boston, Massachusetts.
This Sherman tank was on display at the Museum at Mignano-Monte Lungo, Italy.
These dog tags were part of a display at the North Ward of Boston, Massachusetts.
This image was taken from boulders of Devil's Den looking toward Little Round Top at Gettysburg.
Sic Semper Tyrannis
This is the tail of a Nazi Messerschmidt plane shot down over England during WWII. It is on display at the Imperial War Museum in Duxford, England.
Building images taken in Berlin, Boston, and New York City
The modern form of this building in Berlin makes it appear more less a building and more a sculpture.
The skyline of New York City was taken at dusk from the hills in West Orange, New Jersey.
An interesting segment of a building in Boston, Massachusetts.
A section of a glass building, and its refelctions, in Boston, Massachusetts.
Bunker Hill Bridge
The Bunker Hill Bridge, aka the Leonard P. Zakim Bridge, reflects lines of a ship, with the USS Constitution nearby.
The pointed, stark building blends with the sky in Boston, Massachusetts.
A building in Berlin which caught my eye as dusk ensued.
This way form adorned this building on the Eberstrasse in Berlin, Germany.
Not far from the Reichstag in Berlin, this building was a linear delight.
Space and geometric form fill the photograph of this building in Berlin.
A Gaudy masterpiece in Barcelona, Spain.
This building adjacent to New York Presbyterian Hospital in lower Manhattan (NYC ) is by the architect Frank Gehry.
Barcelona and the Abbey at Montserrat
A waiter carries water to a patron in a cafe in Barcelona, Spain.
Montserrat is a the site of a remote monastery in the Catalan region of Spain.
A sprig of colored laundry brightens a street in Barcelona, Spain.
A huge stone flower pot in Montserrat.
One of Gaudy's gargoyles adorns a building in Parc Guell, Barcelona, Spain.
Black and Whites
Some newer scenes from Holland, as well as some older work done in black and white.
Delft Side street
A view of the Nieuwe Kerk in Delft from a side street.
Canal in Utrecht
One of many canals throughout Holland; this one was in Utrecht, Netherlands.
Moss covers the canal making the still water appear as a carpet, albeit, a dirty one!
VVE Oostpoort te Delft
One of the oldest entrances into Delft.
West Virginia has hidden beauty: in landscape and people.
Madonna of the Snow
I watched a heap of snow melt day by day until this remarkable form took hold. The slender neck reminded my of the a head..the Madonna cradling a child.
The old blind poet used to roam the streets of New York City dressed like a Viking.
It was not Woodstock, but Watkins Glen tried to recreate the carnival Woodstock had become. Here, a camper tends the fire.
Tear gas in gun, a police officer stands ready to ensure crowd control in the March on Washington, 1972.
The face of a n Allegheny college student after belly sliding down a mud ravine.
In Baxter State Park stnads the highest point on the Appalachian Trail: Mt. Katahdin.
Capturing images at night can be a challenge. Spotlights play important roles. In the Berlin image a slideshow about the bombing of Berlin was projected on the side of a building adjacent to the Spree River. Reflections figure prominently with water shots. Lights at night are always magical.
Rockefeller Center 2017
Rockefeller Center 2
Rock of Gibraltar
Rock of Gibraltar as seen at night from the Caleta Hotel, Gibraltar
The London Eye
Battle of Berlin Lightshow
Mt. Etna erupting and spewing ash with red, hot lava flowing down the hillside, as seen from nearby Taormina.
The NYC skyline at night, as seen from Jersey City, New Jersey.