Archive for the ‘city’ Tag

“Your wate and your fate”   Leave a comment

Found this fortune-telling machine (and scale) in Selma, NC:

 

 

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Posted May 13, 2017 by Lutz Braum in Architecture, US

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New York Fire Escape   1 comment

Squint a little and see how the shadows turn into stairs (or maybe you see something entirely different?).  I enjoyed the angles and the play of light and shadows on a recent walk through New York.

Old New York   2 comments

Near Wall Street in lower Manhattan, a few buildings remind us of how it looked in the early days before skyscrapers took over the island. The second  be looks like a precursor of the Flatiron Building to me. 

lower Manhattan view

 

Fake flatiron

 

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Posted November 19, 2016 by Lutz Braum in Architecture, New York

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Paris couples   Leave a comment

Paris is great for all kinds of couples. Here are just a few examples.

The kissing couple:

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The ‘I’d rather spend my time with my cellphone’ couple:

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The fashionable tourist couple (with matching hats):

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All kinds of couples, basically:

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Posted September 3, 2016 by Lutz Braum in Europe, People

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Paris cafe culture   1 comment

Spotted these wonderful characters in various cafes in Paris:

 

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Posted August 31, 2016 by Lutz Braum in Europe, People, Uncategorized

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Crooked Paris   2 comments

So many streets in Paris feature buildings that seem to lean against each other, each one at a different angle.

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Posted August 28, 2016 by Lutz Braum in Architecture, Black&White, Europe

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Paris Icons   5 comments

Yes, just about everyone knows these and they’ve been photographed from all possible angles – but when you’re in Paris it’s hard NOT to take pictures of some of the icons that make this city so lovely and unique:

Posted August 17, 2016 by Lutz Braum in Architecture, Black&White, Europe, Travel

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