Featured image: Luther memorial at Market Square, Eisleben, Germany – 26 Oct 2016.
From thousands of photographs over the last year, I have more than enough to highlight numerous examples of travel and urban photography. The following “instants” are selected from Instagram: my 16 for 2016.
(1) ➙ Vancouver, 1 January
Mountains over Indian Arm, from the Burnaby Mountain campus of Simon Fraser University.
(2) ➙ Heidelberg, 20 May
The Madonna and Child at Kornmarkt, with the Castle in the background.
(3) ➙ Heidelberg, 22 May
From Königstuhl hill overlooking the university town and the Neckar river valley.
(4) ➙ Loreley on the Rhine river, 24 May
Next to St. Goarshausen, this sinuous stretch of the Rhine river belongs to the Oberes Mitterheintal UNESCO World Heritage site.
(5) ➙ Köln, 25 May
A zeppelin appears to hover over the Dom’s spires as the afternoon sun pokes through.
(6) ➙ Düsseldorf, 28 May
(7) ➙ Seattle, 9 October
(8) ➙ Seattle, 10 October
Standard Seattle skyline shot, from Queen Anne Hill.
(9) ➙ Dessau-Rosslau, 28 October
Former headquarters to the influential Bauhaus movement.
(10) ➙ Wittenberg, 31 October
A gentle pull to the Castle Church on the annual Reformation Day holiday.
(11) ➙ Halle (Saale), 3 November
Known for its historical salt production and present-day chocolate creations.
(12) ➙ Leipzig, 3 November
The home of Johann Sebastian Bach, a place for a devilishly good Faustian tale, and the beginning of the end for the GDR/DDR.
(13) ➙ Prague, 6 November
The Dancing House at night, accompanied by streetcars racing past.
(14) ➙ Prague, 8 November
A standard view from the past, in the present, and for the future.
(15) ➙ Berlin, 13 November
One of the German capital’s well-known landmarks in autumn morning light.
(16) ➙ Vancouver, 6 December
The first clear day after a fresh dump provides “frosting” for the local hills.
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I made all of the photographs above with a Canon EOS6D full-frame DSLR camera. Images were edited with Polarr and/or SnapSeed before posting to Instagram. This post appears on fotoeins DOT com as http://wp.me/p1BIdT-8Hn.