Sleepy Hollow Cemetery / NY @night

These are the results of a very interesting night photography workshop held by Lance Keimig. I have learned a lot and certainly a spark was lit in me. In einem Gastbeitrag fuer den Schwarzen Planeten habe ich folgende Zeilen hierzu verfasst: Der Friedhof von Sleepy Hollow oder Naherholungsgebiete fuer den Gruftie von Welt in der [...]

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Grain Silo

Grain Silo, Brooklyn / NY

The massive former Port Authority Grain Terminal was built in Red Hook/Brooklyn in 1922 and was once the processing center for grains used for breweries and distilleries shipped down from upstate New York and the western USA via the Erie Canal. The terminal closed as shipping in Red Hook gave way to New Jersey containerization [...]

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Hospital Bunker / Germany

Im März 1941 wurde mit dem Bau dieses dreigeschossigen Bunkers im Park eines Krankenhauses einer Deutschen Stadt begonnen. Er wurde als Krankenhaus für 170 Betten eingerichtet. Der Bunker wurde während des Krieges entsprechend zum Teil als Lazarett und als Krankenhaus genutzt. Die ersten Patienten wurden im Juli 1943 in den Bunker verlegt. Am 22. Dezember [...]

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Ossuary in Kutna Hora / Cz

The history of sacred facilities in Sedlec (in the neighborhood of today’s Kutna Hora in Bohemia, about 70 km south of Prague) goes back to the 10th Century. At the time of the plague in the 14th Century and during the Hussite Wars in the 15th Century more than 30,000 people were buried in the [...]

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Fort Totten / NY

These pictures have been taken in Fort Totten, which is a former U.S Army installation near Bayside, Queens, New York. Originally it was built in 1862 and in 1954 extended as an air defense site with various military facilities, including a hospital, in which most of the photos in this series had been taken. The [...]

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Wave-Gotik-Treffen 2011 in Leipzig / Germany

The Wave-Gotik Treffen (WGT) is the world’s largest festival for „dark culture“ held each Pentecost in Leipzig, Germany. About 20.000 – 25.000 visitors and more than 150 bands and artists attend the festival each year. During the 4 days (Friday – Monday) the whole city is populated by all kind of people connected to the [...]

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Lava Caves in Mendig / Germany

The city of Mendig in Germany has northwest of the railroad station an area of about 0.3km² which is riddled with old cellars. This underground labyrinth was created by the quarring or mining of basalt. The basalt was used for millstones, which were exported and became the basis of the wealth of the city. They [...]

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Hello and Welcome!

Welcome to Anshitsu.eu. This will become hopefully very soon the new and updated platform of my previous site anshitsu.de. Please have some patience still as I need some time to make myself acquainted with WordPress, my wooTheme and php. Greets, Roman

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