Great places for Street Photography (Straßenfotografie) in Bonn, Germany.

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. I am talking mainly about

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Street Spot Magazine Issue #1

"Street Spot" is a new, high-quality magazine for street photography.

Published by Hamburg based photographer Nils Külper and sold at cost price via Blurb. 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, ambitious audience.

The first issue shows photos from following street photographers:

Iwona Pinkowicz (London) -
Andreas Ott (Bonn) -
Giuseppe Milo (Dublin) -
Street Photography International Collective (London) -
Nils Külper (Hamburg) -

Those who want to be informed about future editions or want to submit their photos for one of the following issues, I recommend to follow "Street Spot" on Twitter or visit the website.

Patience in Street Photography pays off

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!

One reason I started Street Photography - The Humans of Cuba

In 2013 I spent two weeks travelling around Cuba. I was overwhelmed by the friendliness of the people, but at the same time shocked by their poorness.

After this trip I decided to take street photography more serious and to photograph and document life on the streets whenever it is possible.