Venice, Italy - Moonrise over San Giorgio Maggiore Island
28 May 2017 Venice #04

Moonrise over San Giorgio Maggiore Island

This is the beautiful skyline of San Giorgio Maggiore Island in the Venetian Lagoon. The Church of San Giorgio Maggiore, which you can see in the photo, was designed by Andrea Palladio in the 16th century. Perhaps you haven’t heard about Palladio yet […]

The river Rhine at Bonn (Germany) Shortly after Sunset. This is the view from the Drachenfels mountain, on the left side of the Rhine you see the former German capital Bonn, on the right - the town of Königswinter. In the full resolution on the horizon you can recognize the skyline of Cologne with the famous cathedral.
27 Apr 2017 The Rhine #10

The river Rhine at Bonn Shortly after Sunset, Germany

This is the view from the Drachenfels peak, on the left side of the Rhine you see the former German capital Bonn, on the right – the town of Königswinter. In the full resolution on the horizon you can recognize the skyline of Cologne with the famous cathedral. The Drachenfels, meaning Dragon’s Rock in German, is a peak in the Siebengebirge range […]

Niagara Falls - Illuminated American Falls and Bridal Veil Falls
23 Mar 2017 Niagara Falls #10

Illuminated American Falls and Bridal Veil Falls as Seen from the Canadian Side

This is another one of those peculiar pictures, where you’re standing in one country photographing a location in another country. Niagara Falls is the collective name for three waterfalls on the Canada-United States border. In this picture you see two of them: the American Falls and the Bridal Veil Falls. […]

Panorama of Frankfurt am Main at Sunset
05 Mar 2017 Frankfurt #05

Panorama of Frankfurt am Main at Sunset

For some reason, major German cities seem to avoid skyscrapers. Yes, there some skyscrapers/highrises in Cologne, Munich or Berlin, but there are no real skyscraper clusters as in many North American or East Asian cities of similar size. Frankfurt is an exception to that rule. This city is often called “the financial capital of Germany” and there are quite a few skyscrapers in the downtown. […]

Ålesund, Norway - Spectacular Sunset Colors and Cloud Formations over Valderhaugfjorden
14 Feb 2017 Ålesund #03

Spectacular Sunset Colors over Valderhaugfjorden, Ålesund, Norway

The Norwegian town Ålesund is an extremely beautiful place, but it is not famous for good weather. As a matter of fact, most days there are rainy or cloudy. Unlike in some other parts of the world, there is no dry season and no wet season. Or perhaps the whole year is a “wet season”. Nevertheless, sunny days do happen in Ålesund and if you follow the weather forecast and book the flight for the right day, you have a chance to see there spectacular sunsets. […]