Flossenburg Concentration Camp – Part 2

September 27th, 2011 | Posted by Steve in Germany - (Comments Off)
15-IMG_4137 Jewish Chapel skylight

(Photos shot Sep. 24, 2011) The concentration camp grounds, once fraught with so much horror and despair, is now a memorial park.  Very few of the original buildings survive to this day.  Once past the museum only a few guard towers and the crematorium serve as a reminder of the brutal past. Once we left the museum …
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Flossenburg Concentration Camp – Part 1

September 27th, 2011 | Posted by Steve in Germany - (Comments Off)
1-IMG_4099 Flossenburg Girl

  (Photos shot Sep. 24, 2011) When Crawford & I left the castle we set out to visit the concentration camp, but didn’t quite know how to get there.  We walked to a nearby refreshment stand to seek directions.  Despite our lack of German and the sales ladies’ lack of English we came to understand that a …
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Flossenburg Castle

September 25th, 2011 | Posted by Steve in Germany - (Comments Off)
3-IMG_4012 main level view

Hi all, These are a few decent travel photos with a snapshot thrown in.  I consider none of them to be really good so technical information does not accompany any of them. Again, anyone who doesn’t want to get these emails just drop me a note.  Of course I always like hearing from any of …
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Oktoberfest in Munich

September 22nd, 2011 | Posted by Steve in Germany - (Comments Off)
11-IMG_3996 Another thrill ride

First of all an update from an earlier email.  I had sent a photo of the Jewish Memorial next to St. Josef church in Weiden.  My sister Leslie and her family are good friends with a German fellow, Philipp Arlt.  My great thanks to him for this translation. The memorial reads: “In memory of the 34 Jewish citizens …
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September 21st, 2011 | Posted by Steve in Germany - (Comments Off)
17-IMG_3944 alt Temple of Diana

These photos are generally in order of how I shot them with a few changes to help the story along. There are 18 if I counted correctly. (Photos shot Sep. 18, 2011.  Click on photos to enlarge.) We got up very early Saturday morning to make a 6:40 am train.  It was sprinkling in Weiden as we …
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Ft. Stewart, Georgia & Hilton Head South Carolina

February 10th, 2011 | Posted by Steve in Georgia | South Carolina - (Comments Off)
US Army Locomotive

Hi all, This is part of my latest trip info & photos.  This will be followed by another email in a day or so. That way I don’t dump this all on your email at one time.

Shaniko & Kent Oregon

October 17th, 2010 | Posted by Steve in Oregon - (Comments Off)
Old Car - Shaniko, Oregon

Bridgeport, California

October 16th, 2010 | Posted by Steve in California - (Comments Off)
Aspen with the Fisheye

Hi, A couple of jpegs from today’s photos.  I find I need to add 30% saturation to make the colors appear as I believe they were.  The tree was with the fisheye.  The courthouse was with the 16-35mm ultra wide.  I have straightened the verticals at the edges in each.  The tree will probably make …
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Clarksville, Tennessee

September 27th, 2010 | Posted by Steve in Tennessee - (Comments Off)
Poston Building - Clarksville, TN

This is the building next to my hotel.  It is called the Poston Building and it is kitty corner from the Clarksville, TN city hall which is quite new and out of the photo to the left. The inscription says Est. 1845.