Photo Journal

Personal photographs by Daniel Pietzsch

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2017

  1. June

    Summer was in full swing and we chose to spent most of our time inside or near the water. Expect beach photos.
  2. May

    We arrived in Croatia and spent most of the month on the Istria peninsula in the north. We very much welcomed the milder temperatures, and enjoyed the region’s picturesque little towns.
  3. April

    A trip to Utrecht and the North Sea. Düsseldorf. Some big news. And the way down south.
  4. March

    One whole month spent in Germany. We lived in 2 different apartments and occasionally in the camper. This post features Remscheid, Düsseldorf, Leipzig, and a little bit in between.
  5. February

    In the shortest month of the year Nicole and I travelled to the UK to spend time with my brother Alex and his partner Sarah in England. They invited us to their newish apartment in Woking near London.
  6. January

    As apparent from the previous entry, the year started on the Spanish island of Mallorca, where my Dad and his wife were in progress of moving to. The second half of the month was spent in the Düsseldorf area again.

2016

  1. December

    In December, we returned to Germany. We spent almost two weeks in the north before driving back home to Düsseldorf. It was the month of seeing friends and family again. And then, the year ended with the start of yet another trip.
  2. November

    The days were getting noticeably shorter (thanks, standard time!) and it was getting ever colder. In fact, November featured an unusually early snowstorm, temporarily burying Stockholm under a thick white cover. This was a unique experience and we enjoyed the remaining two weeks in the city very much.
  3. October

    Driving through northern Finland into Sweden, making our way towards Stockholm. And after a lot of nature and small towns, a big city was a welcome change. Especially such a beautiful one as this.
  4. September

    This was our last month in Norway. From Tromsø we continued to drive north: via a quick detour through Finland, we came through Kautokeino, visited the northern end of Norway, and waved a “Hello” to Russia in Kirkenes before heading back south again.
  5. August

    Still travelling Norway, we visited the famous Geiranger Fjord, did some day-walks, visited Trondheim, crossed the polar circle, spent a lovely week on the Lofoten Islands with Nicole’s brother Erik, before making our way to Tromsø further north.

About

I’m a passionate hobbyist photographer from Düsseldorf, Germany. This website is where I share photos of the things I see and experience.

Personal and documentary photography is what I learned to appreciate in recent years and that’s what I’m trying to do with my photography as well: to document my own life, that of my family and friends, and sometimes that of strangers as well – which is why this site also features a fair bit of street photography.

A journal like this gives me a reason to regularly edit the photos I make and it holds me accountable – even if only to myself – to deliver new posts each month. Without sharing, I often don’t bother with any of this – at least not as regularly.

While this site is primarily a personal project, I do put effort into making the posts interesting to others, too. So I hope you enjoy!

I shoot on film.