my sister’s wedding

October 20, 2010 § Leave a comment

after scouting for photo-locations and the bachelor party, the day of my sister’s wedding finally arrived. unfortunately the sky was covered with a a gray sheet of blah, but at lest the temperature was ok and there was no wind or rain.

first thing in the morning we drove up to the castle and took the wedding portraits. this is one of the 3 kinds that we did.

a custom in our village: the groom has to “buy out” the bride from the local youth and prove his “suitability” for her by drinking a number of alcoholic beverages.

now because berni decided to drive up to the castle himself he only had to drink very, very light spritzers.

exchanging rings.

the newlyweds with their son. also best-man and bride of honor.

ballons at the reception and fun-frame portraits for everyone. those portraits were later added to the guestbook.

dinner opening speech.

cutting the wedding (cupcake-)cake. those cupcakes were delicious!

berni receives an unexpected kiss from a friend.

another custom: the bride gets kidnapped by her friends and they go to the nearest bar and the groom has to search for her, consuming a glass of schnaps at every place he searches.

now because we were in a castle and around us was nothing, the bride was led to another room and the husband searched for her in the yard.

while bernie swept for money some thought it would be fun to take his shoes.

*insert romantic music here*

more can be seen here:

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June 11, 2010 § Leave a comment

sunny and warm. oh and a slight case of oversaturated ccd …

he was yelling “hey!” while i took this :)

slightly defocused; i think it gives a nice effect

some golden monopoly

like the weathered letters on bright yellow

this hotel looks quite ugly if you at it in whole, but if you only look at certain parts it becomes an interesting pattern madness. i guess this is how the architect sold it to the owners.

let’s all be patriots … or whatever.

all this dirt must be horrible when it gets windy

through colored glass

continuing the color theme

saw this when walking home one night.

above 2: popfest at karlsplatz

it was raining a lot in may

here i am standing in between the tracks, but it was totally safe (kinda) since nothing was moving here due to a technical fault.

this was once a place named südbahnhof

without the the südbahnhof buildings this park has become quite bright

playing pool at gasometer. i think the table was not exactly level (just very, very slightly)

whatever this is, i think it looked neat

this is looking the other way of the very first shot in this entry

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