I was born 15 years after the end of WWII. I was taught to never forget. I just want all of you young to understand how horrified our parents were, when they realized the extent of the atrocities of the nazis. And that it all can happen again.
I was in Berlin twice in 2014. The place that got to me the most was probably Denkmal für die ertmordeten Juden. Here a couple of pics. Today, to remember the holocaust.
To a street photographer of today, one thing stand out – the smartphone. Wherever I look, someone’s looking down into a cell phone.
There’s both pros and cons with this, First, people look down a lot and for me – always looking for eyes an eye contact – it’s boring and frustrating. Second, the blueish light from the screen help light people faces. And most don’t see me right away (I might have the time to take more than 1-2 pics).
Here are three very typical examples, all from Gothenburg: