Background,  flowers,  Heidelberg,  Macro

Heidelberg Castle, flowers and flypaper textures

Heidelberg Castle is a landmark. In winter its red color becomes softer. For one winter Frederick V. became king with his home in this castle. After that, Germany sank into the 30 Years War. The castle had been ruined already by fire a couple of years before.

Winter Castle of the Winter King © Julian Köpke

The delicacy and dreaminess of a photo is not always the result of intensive digital processing. The ranuncula of the following image hardly needed editing. You can feel it. With a tripod and a 85mm Lensbaby velvet at f/16 I shot this image with really delicate color.

Ranuncula © Julian Köpke

The lavish feast is over. Paradise is no more. The king went into exile. We’re staying.

The roaring party is over © Julian Köpke

I like to make things visible the naked eye isn't able to see. That's part of my profession as a radiologist, too.

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