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My Own Private Mauerweg (3)

By GwailoAngMo
This well built up section of Zimmerstra√Ÿe was a more open space, adjacent to the wall. The tall building in the background is the Asel Springer building, deliberately built there against what was a border in 1959.

Further down a block and half on the right hand side from where I took the photo is a memorial to a bricklayer, Peter Fechter , whose horrible death in 1962 shocked me. I was only seven at the time, but some things one does not forget. Let¬’s say it was a formative experience that led me to believe that building walls is no solution to problems.


Tags: Monochrome Germany Berlin Urban photography Berlin wall Landscape and travel Black and white conversion Colour Photography 4x3 format Mauerweg Zimmerstrasse

Voters: cooky, mike9005, bobpaige1 and 5 more


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cooky Plus
17 6 5 United Kingdom
6 Apr 2021 11:48AM
For me the B/W conversion works better. The colour makes the image too busy. IMHO...

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