A slow exposure photo from a bus window between Bruneck and Franzensfeste, taken in December of 2019.
View from my window of the mountain called Riol in early winter of 2019.
A couple of years ago I accompanied my friend (and 3QD colleague) Morgan Meis to Basel, Switzerland, so he could look at this painting called The Fate of the Animals by Franz Marc as part of some research he was doing for a book. I took this photo of him and thought it made a…
Vapor trail left by some people flying by behind the mountains to the west of Franzensfeste at sunset in December of 2019.
Fane Alm, South Tyrol, in October of 2013.
Pedestrian underpass for crossing the main road through the town of Freienfeld in the South Tyrol. Photo taken in November, 2019.
Offices of the Brenner Base Tunnel project in Franzensfeste, South Tyrol. When completed, this will be the longest train tunnel in the world, stretching 64 kilometers (40 miles) between Innsbruck and Franzensfeste. It is more than 580 meters (1900 feet) below the surface as it passes underneath the border of Austria and Italy at the…
A closeup of the very sharp horizontal snow line on the mountain Riol in Franzensfeste, South Tyrol, with winter creeping down from above while autumn lingers below. Photo taken in the golden light of the early morning sun in November of 2019.
The river Eisack flows into Franzensfeste in the South Tyrol from the north on a clear night, November 10, 2019.
On the tarmac at Innsbruck airport just before boarding this Airbus A320 jet to Berlin last week. It is always exciting to land at or takeoff from Innsbruck because of the surrounding high mountains.
Ivy on a large concrete wall in Franzensfeste, South Tyrol in October, 2019.
Frederica Krüger in October of 2009 in Brixen in the South Tyrol.
Just some wild berries outside my house in October of 2014.
Pakistani tailor repairing my US Navy winter peacoat in his shop in Brixen, South Tyrol, in November of 2016.
Crescent moon with vapor trails at twilight in Brixen, South Tyrol, in December, 2016.
It is an old tradition in the Tyrol for people to grow flowers on their balconies in summer. These are purple hanging petunias alternating with standing salmon and white geraniums (and a batch of red ones in the middle). You can also see pink and red hanging geraniums on the two small balconies in the…
What is peculiar about this photo is that what you see behind the metal frame of the door is not a supermarket. It is a giant photo of the supermarket affixed to the wall which is a couple of meters behind this door. The actual supermarket shown in the photo on the wall is off…
Reflection in a hotel window in Vahrn, South Tyrol, in September of 2017. The slight confusion this photo creates about what is inside and what outside the window reminded me of some lines from the beginning of the poem “Pale Fire” by Vladimir Nabokov (in the eponymous novel which it begins, the poem is supposed…
Morning view from my bedroom window in Brixen, South Tyrol, in May of 2016.