Berliner Mauer

By ColleenA
Good morning...
Thank you for your lovely comments and votes on my day at the races...and a special thanks to Nezih (Nonur) Isabel(Chinga) and John (life snapper) for their UA,s, much appreciated...
Its the 25 th anniversary since the Berlin wall came down, (9 November 1989) thought I would scratch through my hard drive and find some images I captured in 2010 when my husband and I visited Berlin. I still had a point and shoot camera in those days....Decided to process image 1 to give it an older feel. Parts of the wall in Berlin have been left in place for future generations to see. V5 is an original image captured by a photographer in the 60,s showing kids peeping through the walls.The last version shows the place where the wall originally stood, these signs are all over the Berlin streets.
have a lovely start to the weekGrin

Tags: Germany Berlin wall Landscape and travel

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Comments


Shaji84 7 4 India
10 Nov 2014 3:50AM
Brilliant set Colleen - V1 especially is a show stealer!
Bantu 8 7 1 India
10 Nov 2014 3:56AM
A fine capture of all variants,Colleen.

Vikram
THIS IS A STUNNING PHOTO JUST AMAZING VERY BEAUTIFUL WELL CAPTURE WinkWinkWink
BRITCHIE
Hermanus 9 4 South Africa
10 Nov 2014 4:06AM
Excellent images Colleen. I like the processing in V1 a lot !
10 Nov 2014 4:56AM
Great set of "The Wall" photos Grin
nonur 13 18 13 Turkey
10 Nov 2014 5:23AM
A great set, indeed. My favourite is V1, as I like your POV and processing a lot, Colleen.
CarolG 15 199 20 Greece
10 Nov 2014 6:01AM
An excellent set, Colleen, with V.1 being the winner for me, very well processed.
kirkoid 10 1 England
10 Nov 2014 6:19AM
Great set of captures that tell their own story.
Dave
fotobee 8 4 3 South Africa
10 Nov 2014 6:29AM
A great set, Colleen! Shows the futility of keeping a people apart very well! Regards Martin
Andysnapper 13 109 25 England
10 Nov 2014 6:31AM
Very evocative shots Colleen. The wall is the same age as me, we kind of grew up together and when it came down I was shocked. It happened so quickly, no real warning that it anything was going to happen and then there it was on BBC1, people on top of the wall having at it with pick axes, wonderful.

Andy
LynneJoyce Plus
13 22 101 United Kingdom
10 Nov 2014 6:35AM
Excellent reportage.
ddolfelin Plus
10 103 3 Wales
10 Nov 2014 6:43AM
What a fine collection, Colleen.
Very impressive.
ade123 9 285 1 United Kingdom
10 Nov 2014 6:54AM
A great set of images Colleen

Ade
SUE118 Plus
13 8 1 United Kingdom
10 Nov 2014 7:19AM
Powerful images.
Nikonuser1 Plus
9 170 16 United Kingdom
10 Nov 2014 7:22AM
Excellent set of images Colleen, has to be V1 for me great processingSmile

Cliff
10 Nov 2014 7:23AM
V1 for me Colleen,
Fred.
10 Nov 2014 7:28AM
fantastic set of images. Love V1
10 Nov 2014 8:42AM
well processed in v1 Colleen a good set and a memory of the past

Graham
gss 8 1 Romania
10 Nov 2014 8:59AM
Saw it from former GDR in 1988. Well, have seen it, only approaching by lenses from a hotel where we stayed, wasn't allowed in East Berlin to get too much close to the wall. I was on a trip with the architecture faculty, as a student, and were staying on a hotel on Unter den Linden boulevard, close to Brandenburger Tor. Was 15 months before the demolition of the wall, and the atmosphere was very tense


A very good set Colleen,
Regards
Silviu
Mollycat Plus
8 21 2 United Kingdom
10 Nov 2014 9:10AM
Remember it well Colleen, one of my old customers has two chunks of the wall, uses the small one as a doorstop and the other as sculpture. Do like these,
especially what you've done with image one.
10 Nov 2014 9:23AM
V1 for me Colleen, a great set here, easy to forget it was 25 years ago that it came down, thank you for sharing

Patty GrinGrinGrin
rontear Plus
18 23 9 England
10 Nov 2014 9:23AM
Fantastic set Colleen, V5 very special representation.
Ron
10 Nov 2014 9:32AM
Agree with comments above...great set and love the effect you have on V1. 25 years anniversary...strewth...doesn't time fly.

Ray
EMJAYCEE 12 10 10 England
10 Nov 2014 9:50AM
Good historic images Colleen.
Joan
10 Nov 2014 10:07AM
Very nice set's of images Colleen well captured.
Allen, Smile P.S Yep see you then. Smile
xwang 12 56 8
10 Nov 2014 10:36AM
Nice set reportage.
Jukka Plus
10 1 Finland
10 Nov 2014 10:38AM
I didnīt know that there is some of it left yet. - Very nice to see. A very dramatic time in history . Hope we or them or .... have learned something?! BlushTongueSadGrin --- Jukka.
Irishkate Plus
11 45 121 United Kingdom
10 Nov 2014 10:57AM
I love what you've done in V1 Colleen - you have been learning fast!
Wonderful reportage with this set and thank heavens for enlightenment!
Gives us hope that maybe the politicians and leaders can come to sensible agreement
without resorting to war.
Kate GrinGrinGrin
10 Nov 2014 11:15AM
A beautiful set




Billy
RonnieAG Plus
12 154 119 Scotland
10 Nov 2014 11:23AM
Fine set of reportage images, Colleen, and I do like too how you have presented V 1.
R.
hasslebladuk 12 1 6 United Kingdom
10 Nov 2014 11:49AM
Excellent work
mike
TrevBatWCC Plus
13 13 19 England
10 Nov 2014 1:26PM
Very good collection, Colleen, love your treatment in V1, works very well Smile
Trev Smile
Maiwand 15 3 73 England
10 Nov 2014 1:45PM
Excellent series Colleen.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
Ron
taggart Plus
17 47 14 United States
10 Nov 2014 1:49PM
Good reportage….
franken Plus
19 5.3k 4 United Kingdom
10 Nov 2014 3:05PM
Wonderful set, version 1 for me.
JuBarney Plus
10 34 5 United Kingdom
10 Nov 2014 4:48PM
A terrific set and really interesting;
love V1 especially
Ju
10 Nov 2014 5:19PM
Another great set Colleen, nicely thought out and compiled. Well done.

JohnSmile
Lillian Plus
12 23 17 United Kingdom
10 Nov 2014 5:47PM
Well worth searching through hard drive
Amazing set Colleen....so good that it is down now
Yes...amazing shots!
Philip_H 9 1.5k United Kingdom
10 Nov 2014 5:57PM
Love the processing in V1, Colleen.

P.
netta1234 9 382 2 Wales
10 Nov 2014 6:58PM
An excellent set ColleenSmile
NettaSmile
tomcat 16 6.4k 15 United Kingdom
10 Nov 2014 7:18PM
May seem an odd thing to say, but I believe the world was a much safer place before the demise of the old Soviet Union etc; etc;

Adrian
10 Nov 2014 7:42PM
Wonderful captures, Colleen!
George
10 Nov 2014 8:56PM
Great set of images, Colleen. Superb reportage which bring a major historical event to life.

Fred
10 Nov 2014 9:01PM
Super set Colleen. Cathy
10 Nov 2014 10:27PM
A wonderful set Colleen. V1 for me today.

Kathryn
10 Nov 2014 11:57PM
Brilliant set V1 for me
MaryFaith 7 59 New Zealand
11 Nov 2014 12:37AM
V1 for me too. love your processing - nice set of photos capturing a piece of history. Well done. Smile

Mary
Glostopcat 15 255 2 England
11 Nov 2014 9:09PM
An excellent set of images to mark the anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall.
Chinga Plus
11 3 2 United Kingdom
12 Nov 2014 3:14AM
Amazing powerful images Colleen... What a set...
That wall says it all...
IB
13 Nov 2014 6:11AM
Great captures with V1 my liking being processed. Well done Colleen.
WesternRed.
BIGRY1 Plus
9 3 8 United Kingdom
13 Nov 2014 5:48PM
A great set. Love the processing on V1Grin
Ryan
16 Nov 2014 7:41AM
Nice and interesting series; V1 is my fav.

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