This was taken near Bank station in London. I love the area for its architecture and rather serious-looking Londoners walking to and fro about their business. At night, this particular archway is bestowed with a fine shadow line originating from the street lamp above. The combination of nice light, shape – as well as an interesting subject – is something that does not happen very often, so for me these opportunities have to be taken when they can. Location: London, UK. Camera: Leica Monochrom M (Typ 246) with Leica Summilux ASPH 50mm f/1.4. Exposure: 1/180sec at f/2.8 and ISO 2000
This was taken on a work trip to Australia to launch a new fragrance brand. It was a short trip and jet lag pursued me throughout... In Sydney, we had a few hours off from a pretty gruelling schedule and went to have lunch at Bondi Beach. Afterward, we took a short stroll on the beach and I started shooting. Whenever I’m on work trips, taking photos always happens on borrowed time – there’s inevitably somebody waiting for me to hurry up and finish so we can move on. In this case it was my husband Sebastian and a charming woman who was taking us to our next appointment. Location: Bondi Beach, Sydney, Australia. Camera: Apple iPhone 6s and Hipstamatic app. Exposure: 1/1923sec at f/2.2 at ISO 25
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I shot this at the end of a market day in winter. Can you imagine the same shot during daytime with a crowd waiting to order their fries? It would have been a rather ordinary image. This photo is defined by absence: the absence of light and the absence of any people around. These absences, together with the electric lights, create this melancholic Edward Hopper feeling, which makes this image interesting. ©Martin Waltz
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Location: Berlin, Germany. Camera: Sony a7R with 25mm f/2 lens. Exposure: 1/80sec at f/2 and ISO 800