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.
I was about to board this Frecciargento fast train from Bozen to Verona last week when I noticed how nicely the shape of the train matched the shape of the mountain in the background.
Self-portrait in reflection on the entrance doors of the showroom of famous chandelier-maker, Faustig, in Brixen, South Tyrol, in October of 2014.
Alpine meadow near my house in July, 2019.
Our cat, Frederica Krüger, has taken to spying on me while I work in my home office.
My wife’s cactus plant suddenly produced this spectacular bloom a couple of days ago.
In January of this year I was walking along the main road in the small village of Klerant up in the mountains above Brixen, in the Südtirol, when I heard a rooster crowing loudly. I looked up to see these two posing perfectly for a portrait in this window. One can also see part of the…
Burnet moth on flowers on my balcony in July of 2018.
Photo taken while walking with Robin Varghese near Prospect Park in Brooklyn in May of 2015.