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Subject: [Leica] Nathan's PAW 2: Berlin snaps and a gallery
From: at (Douglas M. Sharp)
Date: Mon Jan 17 01:47:05 2005
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Some very nice shots Nathan, the strange thing about Berlin is, in spite of 
size, is that it is a very laid-back place - not hectic, no rushing an' 
Sir Norman Foster's dome on the Reichstag is probably the most photogenic 
of architecture ever built,it's virtually impossible to take a poor shot of 
although you would think that the light and contrast would screw up any 

Nathan Wajsman wrote:
> On my way home from Poland in early January, I stopped in Berlin for a 
> couple of days to visit a friend from my Brussels days who now lives 
> there. My previous visit to the city was in 1992, and the changes that 
> have occurred since then are truly amazing. Berlin is a big city, with 
> lots of broad boulevards like Paris or Madrid, but now has a totally 
> modern feel to it. For my PAWs, I have chosen some people snaps and some 
> (hopefully) non-standard views of a couple of landmarks.
> First, a couple at the Balzac Caf?:
> We happened upon this guy at a crossing. A quick "Darf ich?" resulted in 
> yes:
> Inside Sony Center, a huge office complex/mall in what used to be 
> no-man's land:
> What Brandenburg Gate looks like when you walk through it:
> ...and on the other side:
> Finally, an image from the stunning new rotunda on the Reichstag building:
> In addition to these, I have put together a more complete Berlin gallery 
> at:
> Comments and critique are always welcome and appreciated.
> Nathan

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