Posts Tagged ‘Carnival’

happy alaaf – cologne meets rio

Monday, February 11th, 2013
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happy alaaf

 

the winner

Sunday, March 4th, 2012
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the winner

nubbel

Wednesday, February 22nd, 2012
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nubbel

pappnas äpps

Tuesday, February 21st, 2012
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pappnas äpps

German ‘michel’ pulling ex-president’s ear

Tuesday, February 21st, 2012
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michel and wulff

jeck – weg

Thursday, February 16th, 2012
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jeck - weg

kölle alaaf

Thursday, February 16th, 2012
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kölle alaaf

Nubbel has gone

Wednesday, February 17th, 2010

The end of Colognes Carnival is marked by the liquidation of the Nubbel, the symbol of all sins and misconducts which the partying people committed during Carnival. The scarecrow is accompanied by a ‘priest’ and a ‘hangman’ who lead the tribunal.

The colorful ‘sins’

self-portrait

Thursday, November 12th, 2009

Due to the lack of motives today, I add an unintended self-portrait from yesterday’s Carnival celebrations.

self-portrait

die Jecken sind los!!!

Wednesday, November 11th, 2009

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