Police Open House.

Yesterday, the police hosted an open house in Osterode. And because I was interested in it, and also because I had nothing else todo, I went.

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Bark beetles.

Here in the Harz, especially in the National Park, we have quite some bark beetle troubles. There are just so many dead trees, because of the spruce monoculture left behind by the once sprawling mining industry in the area.

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Scale in landscapes.

I love landscape photography. Our planet is just so beautiful. But sometimes, I like to iclude things into my landscape shots for scale or subject.

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Clausthals’ Teiche

We here in Clausthal have a load of small ponds called Teiche. Together with hundrets of kilometres of ditches and tunnels those roughly 140 ponds form the Oberharzer Water Regale, an important part of the areas mining heritage.

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Clausthals’ Stadtfest

While Osterode had it’s beach cup, Clausthal hosted its annual Stadtfest. It’s a streetfair that enables clubs and organzitions to showcase themsleves. I was there with my Formula Student Team.

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#12 OHA City Beach Cup

For the twelves time, Osterode’s main market place was covered with tons of sand to turn it into a beach volleyball court. I originally only wanted to pay a short visit today, but I ended up staying for quite a while taking pictures for my universities team.

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Feierabend in Osterode

Every 1st Thursday of the months between May and September, we in Osterode celebrate Feierabend. It’s not only the German word for the end of shift, but also the feeling of letting go for the day and chilling with friends.

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