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Learning (to be) German

I was thirteen years old when the Berlin Wall came down. The reunification of East and West Germany happened while I was …

Dialling up the past

(This blog post has been translated from the German original which you can read here.) Telephones… they never used to interest me, …

A Declaration of Love

One of the many perks of being a Picture Researcher for an archive as varied as akg-images is being able to time-travel …

Telefone – nur echt mit Wählscheibe

Telefone…hatten mich früher nie interessiert, nur wenn ich jemanden anrufen wollte und natürlich als Kind vorher meine Eltern fragen musste. Das grüne …

A Reni day

In the summer of 1998, it was decided that the chapel choir in which I sang would go on a mini-tour of …

Run for your life?

Watching my akg-images colleagues do a 6km run yesterday got me thinking about how incredibly democratic a sport running is. It is …

Saying cheese since 1838

When, in 1838, Louis Daguerre produced a daguerreotype of the Boulevard de Temple in Paris, the long exposure time of over ten …