Many people say that the good thing about Bonn is the proximity to Cologne. I agree in some points, e.g. for concerts or clubbing, but not necessarily for street photography, as Bonn offers a great variety of street photography locations as well.
Bonn had been the capital of (Western) Germany for about 40 years, meaning there are a lot of renovated Wilhelminian style houses, great river side boulevards and many museums. All together great spots for street photography.
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"Street Spot" is a new, high-quality magazine for street photography.
Published by Hamburg based photographer Nils Külper and sold at cost price via
The magazine can be ordered for about 10 Euro + shipping at the following link
It is all about the passion in photography and the distribution of printed photos, not about making money. Photographers have the unique opportunity to present their work to a global,
The first issue shows photos from following street photographers:
A couple of weeks ago, I discovered eastreet.eu, a street photography collective from Eastern Europe.
One of their members, London based photographer George Georgiou, took street photos out of a London double-decker bus for about five years. Check out this awesome video about his project and the photos from his book "Last stop".
I walked by this window in Voorburg (The Netherlands) for about half a year. Sometimes, when the sun was low, it shone beautifully through that window. You could only image how great it would be if somebody would stand there. To stop and to wait for someone to appear was not an option, because I think that's kind of creepy.
Almost half a year later, I got my shot. What should I say, patience in Street Photography pays off!
I took my personal best street shot in April 2015 at the annual fun fair in Cologne, Germany. I shot several photos that day (see series below), but this one is my favourite, followed by the girl eating Lasagne.