Church and Moon


Above is a photo that I shot some time ago. I saw the moon beside the St. Petri Church in Lübeck and liked the scene. What I noticed or learned is that sometimes the moon will appear much bigger if there is an object in the foreground. I think same counts if the moon is near the horizon and if I am not wrong it’s called Moon Illusion. I believe lens compression helps too if you shoot with a Tele lens. I shot the photo with my Tamron 70-300mm lens. I have an old post from 2013 where you can … Continue reading Church and Moon

Weekly Photo Challenge: Look Up


Usually when I post photos of churches, it’s not because I am religious, I am actually not, it’s because I find churches interesting from an architectural standpoint. I saw the Look Up Photo Challenge on friday and thought it would be an interesting topic, but I couldn’t participate as a friend from Berlin did visit me over the weekend, and we took some drinks and had a lot of fun. Now it’s sunday and I am alone again, with headache of course, and I thought I do participate a bit delayed. My entry is a photo of the St. Mary’s … Continue reading Weekly Photo Challenge: Look Up

St. Jakobi Church in Lübeck


As I mentioned often, we have quite a lot of churches in Lübeck, and other old architecture. As I mentioned too, I am not very religious, but I am still interested in architecture, especially old structures including churches. The church in the photo is called St. Jakobi church and was built in the year 1334. The church has the title “church of the seafarers” since the medieval. Many churches of Lübeck were totally destroyed during the second world war, and most of them had to be reconstructed or repaired afterward, but the St. Jakobi church was not damaged during the … Continue reading St. Jakobi Church in Lübeck