Inside Windows • Monday Window, 30 March

Inside Windows • Monday Windows

Inside Windows is my entry in Ludwig Keck’s challenge Monday Window, 30 March. I photographed these windows inside of the building of the Dutch Broadcasting Corporation (NOS) nearly 10 years ago. At the time it was one of those rare shots without any people running around. I guess that today there’s hardly anybody to be found…

Inside Windows • Monday Windows
Inside Windows • Monday Windows

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Once We Were Windows • Monday Window, 23 March

Once we were windows • Monday Window

Once We Were Windows is my entry in Ludwig Keck’s challenge Monday Window, 23 March. This sorry sight of windows almost beyond repair is all too common in Cuba.

Once we were windows • Monday Window
Once we were windows • Monday Window
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Once we were windows 2 • Monday Window
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Once we were windows 3 • Monday Window
Once we were windows 4 • Monday Window
Once we were windows 4 • Monday Window

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Window with a View • Monday Window, 16 March

Window with a view • Monday Window

Window with a View is my entry in Ludwig Keck’s challenge Monday Window 16 March. ‘Duh…most windows have a view’ I can hear most of you think. But not all windows have this sight. Which was all the more rewarding since we had to make it to the top of the mountain first.

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Window with a view • Monday Window

This mountaintop restaurant just outside of Cadaquès, Catalunia just had some spectacular vistas. While the photo above was taken from our table in the restaurant, the photo below was taken through the front door.

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A sight for sore eyes…

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Night Shop Window • Monday Window, 9 March

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Night Shop Window is my entry in Ludwig Keck’s challenge Monday Window 9 March. Just the window of one of the many night shops that still exist in The Hague. I’ve wondered for some time how they manage to keep their doors open with supermarkets in basically every neighbourhood open until 10 pm. What those shopkeepers are telling me is that they have a loyal group of customers who don’t mind paying 10% extra. Like me…

Night Shop Window • Monday Window
Night Shop Maria’s Corner

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The Hague Windows • Monday Window, 2 March

The Hague Windows is my entry in Ludwig Keck’s challenge Monday Window 2 March. If you thought that last week’s photo’s of the Architecture of Density were ‘safely depressing’ in that they were continents away from you, think again. One can find The Architecture of Density basically in every major city. I took this photo of a block of apartment buildings in the Hague, the Netherlands.

Downtown the Hague

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Michael Wolf Windows • Monday Window, 24 February

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Michael Wolf Windows is my entry in Ludwig Keck’s challenge Monday Window 24 February. The late Michael Wolf was a German photographer who lived for 8 years or so in Hong Kong, working as a photographer for Stern Magazine. According to Wikipedia Wolf has stated said that a decline in the magazine industry led to photojournalism assignments becoming ‘stupid and boring’ and from 2003 he decided to work only on fine-art photography projects.

Architecture of Density

One of these projects was called Architecture of Density. The photos below show you why.

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‘The Back Door of Hong Kong’

One of the most densely populated metropolitan areas in the world, Hong Kong has an overall density of nearly 6,700 people per square kilometer. The majority of its citizens live in flats in high-rise buildings. In Architecture of Density, Wolf investigates these vibrant city blocks, finding mesmerizing abstractions in the buildings’ facades. He called it in one of his last interviews semi-lovingly ‘The Back Door of Hong Kong’. I, having spent enough time in Hong Kong, not so lovingly just dubbed this after him. Michael Wolf Windows.

Obviously, these are photographs that I took of his giant photographs on display in the KunstMuseum in The Hague (back in 2018). The first thing that struck me is the lifelessness of this body of work. The second thing that is clearly noticeable is that this work is almost devoid of perspective.

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Siesta Windows • Monday Window 3 February

Siesta windows • Monday Window 3 February

Siesta Windows is my entry in Ludwig Keck’s challenge Monday Window 3 February.

Siesta windows • Monday Window 3 February
Siesta windows • Monday Window 3 February

Photo taken on the village square of Cadaques, Spain.

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Hotel New York Window • Monday Window 27 January

Hotel New York Window • Monday Window

Hotel New York Window is my entry in Ludwig Keck’s challenge Monday Window 27 January.

Hotel New York Window • Monday Window
Hotel New York Window • Monday Window 27 January

I shot this beautifully preserved glass-in-lead window through another window on the 1st floor of the Hotel New York. This building used to be the head office of the old Holland-America Line where passengers checked in and were waved off.

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1963 VW Beetle Window • Monday Window 20.01

1963 VW Beetle Window • Monday Windows

1963 VW Beetle Window is my entry in Ludwig Keck’s challenge Monday Window.

1963 VW Beetle Window • Monday Window
1963 VW Beetle Window • Monday Window

Took this one off a Facebook group. This 1963 VW Beetle Window made me laugh out loud.

As a reference, the fastest recorded acceleration speed of a production car was clocked for the Porsche 918 Spyder at 2.2 seconds, according to this site.

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