die Jecken sind los!!!

November 11th, 2009 by bernd

The  suffering in Cologne has ended: the fifth season has started today! Until Ash Wednesday in February, people in Rheinland will devote their life to preparing for the culmination of Carnival. Despite miserable weather, about 50000 people gathered in the historic part of Cologne to celebrate the begin of Carnival.

I’m new to taking photos with a digital SLR and still use it like an analog apparatus. The lens which I used is certainly from analog times, a 200mm, f4 with manual focus. A bit challenging with the lack of light.

Cologne

Cologne
Cologne Carnival

Cologne Carnival

Carnival in Cologne

Carnival in Cologne

Cologne Carnival

Cologne Carnival

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One Response to “die Jecken sind los!!!”

  1. Markus says:

    Ich hab’s gewusst: Kölnerinnen fürchten sich vor gar nichts – nicht mal davor, GW Bush zu küssen. Was für eine Stadt…