Picture of the Week 2011

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Week 52: Sunset in the Caribbean sea as seen from CS AIDAaura; f=200mm (December 18, 2011)


Week 52 "add on 1": Sunset in the Caribbean sea as seen from CS AIDAaura; f=44mm (December 18, 2011)


Week 52 "add on 2": Just after sunset in the Caribbean sea as seen from CS AIDAaura; f=18mm (December 18, 2011)


Week 52 "add on 3": Just after sunset in the Caribbean sea as seen from CS AIDAaura: "Venus ahead"; f=18mm (December 18, 2011)


Week 52 "add on 4": Just after sunset in the Caribbean sea as seen from CS AIDAaura: "Escort Service" (December 18, 2011)


Week 51: View from "Empire State Building" to North-North-East, Manhattan, New York City (October 5, 2011)
camera: Nikon D90; optics: Sigma-zoom (f=10-20mm); f=10mm


Week 51 "add on 1": View from "Empire State Building" to South-South-West, Manhattan, New York City (October 5, 2011)


Week 51 "add on 2": View from "Empire State Building" to North-East / East river, Manhattan, New York City (October 5, 2011)


Week 51 "add on 3": "The Peninsula" @ night, Manhattan, New York City (October 4, 2011)


Week 50: Final phase of "Cloudy Lunar Eclipse", Full moon is almost 100% back again, f=18mm, Bremen-Überseestadt (December 10, 2011)


Week 50 "add on 1": Final phase of "Cloudy Lunar Eclipse", Full moon is almost 100% back again, f=200mm, Bremen-Überseestadt (December 10, 2011)


Week 50 "add on 2": Service station "Hoyer" as seen from an "out of focus" perspective, Bremen-Überseestadt (December 10, 2011)


Week 49: "Non-touristy" impression of Bremen (November 29, 2011)


Week 49 "add on 1": "Non-touristy" impression of Bremen (November 29, 2011)


Week 49 "add on 2": "Non-touristy" impression of Bremen (November 29, 2011)


Week 49 "add on 3": "Non-touristy" impression of Bremen (November 29, 2011)



Week 49 "add on 4": "Non-touristy" impression of Bremen (November 29, 2011)


Week 49 "add on 5": "Non-touristy" impression of Bremen (November 29, 2011)


Week 48: Approaching habour of St. John's with cruise ship AIDAluna, Newfoundland, Canada (September 13, 2011)


Week 48 "add on 1": Approaching port of St. John's with cruise ship AIDAluna, Newfoundland, Canada (September 13, 2011)


Week 48 "add on 2": Leaving port of St. John's with cruise ship AIDAluna, Newfoundland, Canada (September 13, 2011)


Week 48 "add on 3": Leaving port of St. John's with cruise ship AIDAluna, Newfoundland, Canada (September 13, 2011)


Week 47: "Formation Flying" just before sunset, Bremen-Kohlehafen (November 19, 2011)


Week 47 "add on 1": "Formation Flying" just before sunset, Bremen-Kohlehafen (November 19, 2011)


Week 47 "add on 2": "Setting Sun", Bremen-Kohlehafen (November 19, 2011)


Week 47 "add on 3": "Ships", Bremen-Kohlehafen (November 19, 2011)


Week 46: "Quarters only": View from "Top of the Rock" to "Empire State Building", Manhattan, New York City (September 19, 2011)


Week 46 "add on 1": View from "Top of the Rock" to North-North-East, Manhattan, New York City (September 19, 2011)


Week 46 "add on 2": View from "Top of the Rock" to North-North-East, Manhattan, New York City (September 19, 2011)


Week 46 "add on 3": View from "Top of the Rock" to South-South-West, Manhattan, New York City (September 19, 2011)


Week 46 "add on 4": View from "Top of the Rock" to South-South-West, Manhattan, New York City (September 19, 2011)


Week 46 "add on 5": "Senior Expert Talking" on "Top of the Rock", New York City (September 19, 2011)


Week 45: View from Brooklyn to Midtown Manhattan, New York City (September 18, 2011)


Week 45 "add on 1": Brooklyn, New York City (September 18, 2011)


Week 45 "add on 2": View from Brooklyn to Midtown Manhattan, New York City (September 18, 2011)


Week 45 "add on 3": View from Brooklyn to East River, New York City (September 18, 2011)


Week 44: View from "Brooklyn Bridge" to Downtown Manhattan, New York City (September 18, 2011)


Week 44 "add on 1": View from "Brooklyn Bridge" to "Manhattan Bridge" and Midtown Manhattan, New York City (September 18, 2011)


Week 44 "add on 2": View from Brooklyn to "Freedom Tower", New York City (September 18, 2011)


Week 44 "add on 3": Brooklyn Bridge is very popular, New York City (September 18, 2011)


Week 43: Construction at "Ground Zero", New York City (September 18, 2011)


Week 43 "add on 1": Construction at "Ground Zero", New York City (September 18, 2011)


Week 43 "add on 2": Construction at "Ground Zero", "Freedom Tower", New York City (September 18, 2011)


Week 43 "add on 3": Construction at "Ground Zero", "Freedom Tower", New York City (September 18, 2011)


Week 42: Approaching New York City by the sea before sunrise (September 17, 2011); 2000x1300


Week 42 "add on 1": Approaching New York City by the sea (September 17, 2011); 2000x1300


Week 42 "add on 2": Approaching south Manhattan, New York City by the sea (September 17, 2011)


Week 42 "add on 3": Financial District, south Manhattan, New York City (September 17, 2011)


Week 42 "add on 4": Financial District with "Freedom tower", south Manhattan, New York City (September 17, 2011)


Week 41: "Strange Iceberg", Greenland (September 11, 2011)


Week 41 "add on 1": Another Iceberg with companions, Greenland (September 11, 2011)


Week 41 "add on 2": The "add on 1" Iceberg from another perspective (September 11, 2011)


Week 40: Eruption of "Strokkur" Geyser, Iceland (September 8, 2011)


Week 40 "add on 1": Continental split: Europe (left) and North America (right), Thingvellir National Park, Iceland (September 8, 2011)


Week 40 "add on 2": "Reykjavik", Iceland (September 8, 2011)


Week 39: "Little Orion above Manhattan", New York City, USA, f=10mm (September 19, 2011); with lines


Week 39 "add on": View from CS AIDAluna, Pier 88, Manhattan, New York City, USA, f=10mm (September 19, 2011)


Week 38: "Drilling platform", Invergordon, Scotland, UK (September 5, 2011)


Week 38 "add on 1": View to the port of Invergordon with CS "Queen Elizabeth", Scotland, UK (September 5, 2011)


Week 38 "add on 2": Loch Ness and ruins of Urquhart Castle, Scotland, UK (September 5, 2011)


Week 37: "Looking for icebergs" from CS AIDAluna close to Prince Christian Sund, Greenland (September 10, 2011)


Week 37 "add on": "Prince Christian Sund passage" with CS AIDAluna, Greenland (September 10, 2011)


Week 36: "Another sunset", Bremen-Gröpelingen, Germany (September 2, 2011)


Week 36 "add on": "Another sunset", Bremen-Gröpelingen, Germany (September 2, 2011)


Week 35: "Little caterpillar", Bremen-Oslebshausen, Germany (August 21, 2011)


Week 35 "add on": "Little caterpillar", Bremen-Oslebshausen, Germany (August 21, 2011)


Week 34: "False color coded" sunset, Ilheus, Brazil (February 18, 2011)


Week 34 "add on": "Original color" sunset, Ilheus, Brazil (February 18, 2011)


Week 33: "Moon and clouds", Bremen-Holzhafen, f=18mm (August 12, 2011)


Week 33 "add on": Restaurant "Feuerwache", Bremen-Holzhafen, f=18mm (August 12, 2011)


Week 32: "Setting Sun", f=18mm, Bremen-Gröpelingen, Use Akschen (August 1, 2011)


Week 32 "add on 1": "Setting Sun with sunspots", f=200mm, Bremen-Gröpelingen, Use Akschen (August 1, 2011)


Week 32 "add on 2": "Setting Sun with sunspots, enlarged", f=200mm, Bremen-Gröpelingen, Use Akschen (August 1, 2011)


Week 31: "Museu de Arte Contemporânea" (by Ocsar Niemeyer), Niterói (close to Rio de Janeiro), Brazil (February 1, 2011)


Week 31 "add on": View to "Pão de Açúcar" from "Museu de Arte Contemporânea", Niterói (close to Rio de Janeiro), Brazil (February 1, 2011)


Week 30: "Monumento a los caídos en Malvinas", Buenos Aires, Argentina (February 7, 2011)


Week 30 "add on": The Presidential Palace (la Casa Rosada) at the end of "Plaza de Mayo", Buenos Aires, Argentina (February 7, 2011)


Week 29: Island of "Iwo Jima" (24° 47' 01" N; 141° 19' 00" E) in the Western Pacific region as seen from cruise ship Costa Classica (July 22, 2009)


Week 29 "add on 1": Me respectively a Red Lobster in front of Iwo Jima (July 22, 2009)


Week 29 "add on 2": "Greatest Total Solar Eclipse of this Century"; duration: 6min 40s of totality; location: 25° 20’ 06” N; 142° 04’ 14” E (July 22, 2009)


Week 29 "add on 3": Path of Totality of the "Greatest Total Solar Eclipse of this Century"; duration: 6min 40s of totality (July 22, 2009)


Week 29 "add on 4": Path of Totality (close-up) of the "Greatest Total Solar Eclipse of this Century"; duration: 6min 40s of totality (July 22, 2009)


Week 29 "add on 5": A Total Solar Eclipse is always a very emotional matter (July 22, 2009)


Week 28: "Nice island, nice water, nice ships", Bonaire as seen from cruise ship AIDAvita (December 20, 2010)


Week 28 "add on": "Blue Planet" (December 20, 2010)


Week 27: "Leaving Buenos Aires" (Argentina) by the sea with cruise ship AIDAcara (February 8, 2011)


Week 27 "add on": Constellation "Crux" ("Southern Cross") and "Alpha & Beta Centauri" above cruise ship AIDAcara (February 8, 2011)


Week 26: "Setting Sun", Holzhafen, Bremen (May 25, 2011)


Week 26 "add on 1": "Setting Sun", Europahafen, Bremen (May 25, 2011)


Week 26 "add on 2": "Awaiting Sunset", Europahafen, Bremen (June 26, 2011)


Week 26 "add on 3": "Sunset", Europahafen, Bremen (June 26, 2011)


Week 25: "Sirenas", Punta del Este, Uruguay (February 6, 2011)


Week 25 "add on": "Angler", Punta del Este, Uruguay (February 6, 2011)


Week 24: "Go East" - Biking in the evening hours, Bremen-Blockland (June 4, 2011)


Week 24 "add on": "Still going East" - Biking in the evening hours, Bremen-Blockland (June 4, 2011)


Week 23: "Solar energy empowers love and romance", Bremen-Europahafen (June 3, 2011)


Week 23 "add on": Setting Sun", Bremen-Europahafen (June 3, 2011)


Week 22: "Setting Sun", El Guamache, Isla de Margarita, Venezuela (March 23, 2010)


Week 21: "Moon attached to a crane", Spica and Saturn (top right) are watching the scene, f=18mm; Bremen-Holzhafen (April 18, 2011)


Week 21 "add on": "Moon attached to a crane", zoom in, f=200mm, Bremen-Holzhafen (April 18, 2011)


Week 20: Approaching Rio de Janeiro, Brazil by the sea with cruise ship AIDAcara (February 15, 2011)


Week 19: "Solar Power", Bremen-Blockland (April 19, 2011)


Week 18: "You are not alone" on top of Corcovado, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (January 31, 2011)


Week 18 "add on": A view from top of Corcovado, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (January 31, 2011)


Week 17: Sunset over Weser river, Bremen-Gröpelingen (April 20, 2011)


Week 16: "Edificio Ciudadela" building at "Plaza Independencia", Montevideo, Uruguay (Februay 9, 2011)


Week 15: A "dusty" view from "Pão de Açúcar" down to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (Februay 1, 2011)


Week 14: "Past meets present" - "Perón meets Kirchner", Avenida de Mayo, Buenos Aires, Argentina (Februay 7, 2011)


Week 13: Shortly after sunset on the Yellow Sea close to Qingdao, China (July 27, 2009)


Week 12: Touch the Universe - Pointing the "green laser sword" to "Alpha Centauri" from cruise ship AIDAcara (February 17, 2011)


Week 11: Sunrise over the South Atlantic ocean close to Rio de Janeiro (February 14, 2011); f=200mm


Week 10: Jupiter and Moon above the "Weser" river in Bremen (March 6, 2011); f=18mm


Week 4: "Surprised Cat" - Red Flashed Eyes, Blockland, Bremen (September 22, 2010)


Week 3: "Paradise Island" and "Hotel Atlantis", Nassau, Bahamas (October 30, 2009)


Week 2: Gannet in the Caribbean air - The hunter of the flying fish (December 20, 2010)


Week 1: Flying fish as seen from cruise ship AIDAvita on its way from Bonaire to Isla Margarita (December 20, 2010)

Last updated: March 31, 2015