Düsseldorf is the capital city of the German state of North Rhine-Westphalia. The common practice of pollarding trees makes for a different image in the winter. I assume it’s done here to allow unobstructed views of the river (from the upper floors) while still allowing…
This image capped off an evening of trying to capture some of the wonderful sights in Düsseldorf, Germany. The moon was just rising above a church across some water. I’d have rather had a tripod, but made do with what was at hand: a railing.
There were way too many angles and locations to shoot the cathedral. And the people watching (with the Hauptbahnhof right around the corner and a Christmas Market in the square) was incredible. The sun peaked out for a bit which created even more wonderful contrasts.
Here’s my first gallery from a very recent stay in Köln (Cologne in English). I had a fantastic time visiting a bunch of Christmas Markets, a German tradition that I hadn’t known about before. This gallery is from my first to days.