Sea of Tranquility

Photo Gallery: Little Things

Former industry site in Saarbrücken-Burbach, Germany, 1989 Between Saar­brücken and Trier in Germany, I noticed several closed industry sites. It was a strange feeling to walk on a ground that had once been busy, but now nature was slow­ly winning the place back. Little fir seedling in dead tree stump, Liechtenstein, 2000 On a hike in the principality of Liechtenstein, I discovered a little fir seedling in dead tree stump. It seemed to me like a picture of the natural cycle that new life begins with help of a dead being. Canadian flag on ferry in Tobermory harbor, Ontario, Canada, 1997 When the ferry left Tober­mory for its journey to Manitou­lin Island, I had the im­pression of being on the ocean although Lake Huron is an inland sea.
Former industry site in Saarbrücken-Burbach, Germany, 1989.

Little fir seedling in dead tree stump, Liechtenstein, 2000.

Canadian flag on ferry in Tobermory harbor, Ontario, Canada, 1997.

Painted house in Moscow, Russia, 1990 In Moscow, I found this painting on a house truly re­markable: an apple in a tree within an apple. Sunflower in my garden, near Stuttgart, Germany, 2003 In the summer of 2003, the sun­flowers in my garden were just blooming. The sun­flower it­self is gone since long (it blooms only once and then dies), but a part of its beauty lives on in this picture. Buoys ashore, Cochem, Germany, 1989 In Cochem at the river Mosel in Germany, I went for a walk along the river­bank. Among the stored river buoys, I found this inter­esting pair in contrasting colors.
Painted house in Moscow, Russia, 1990.

Sunflower in my garden, near Stuttgart, Germany, 2003.

Buoys ashore, Cochem, Germany, 1989.

Little flower among cobblestones in Reutlingen, Germany, 2007 This little flower that had sprung up in an entrance among all the cobble­stones. Colorful mailboxes, Tübingen, Germany, 2019 A former industry site in Tübingen, Germany, had been repurposed and now shows an arrangement of colorful mailboxes on a refurbished building. Grass islands on mountain pool, Sweden, 1998 On a hike on the Sälen fjäll, I came across several mountain pools. The one with grass islands seemed like a microcosm to me.
Little flower among cobblestones in Reutlingen, Germany, 2007.

Colorful mailboxes, Tübingen, Germany, 2019.

Grass islands on mountain pool, Sweden, 1998.