17th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Altered Images
Appellhofplatz 23-25_4

Security gate in EL-DE Haus. The name of this series corresponds to the address in Cologne of the building EL-DE-Haus, that was used from 1935 to 1945 as the headquarters of the Gestapo, the secret police of the National Socialist regime. The series is meant to be an emotional, rather than descriptive, journey. The photographs are manipulated to be in line with the author’ subjective view. The main idea is to emphasize the feelings that the place produces on the visitor and try to somewhat evocate the emotions of the prisoners that were hold in the facilities.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 08.2019
Date Uploaded: 11.2019
Photo Location: Cologne, Germany
Camera: X-T1