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Heiko Köster
Attended Technical University of Dortmund
Lives in Germany
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Criss Cross Loop

Tiger & Turtle, Magic Mountain Duisburg

#RollerCoaster   #RollerCoasterStairs   #Stairs   #nightphotography  
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beautiful capture, awesome +Heiko Köster 
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Now it's released

... and I got an editors' choice award.
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Sehr schön.
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Release 2015 October HQSP Gold collection!

+Terrie Gray +Andy Brown +Igor Schevchenko +Heiko Köster +Michael Sonntag +Dave Gen +Simon Wareham and +Anja Wessels  say thanks to the HQSP team and to all contributors to HQSP pages.

You can support these photographers and the team and yourself by adding and sharing this beautiful collection.

In this collection:
- All who have made it with their post to the +HQSP Gold page in October 2015


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At the Opera... find some nice architecture

This is a 1:1 crop of a much larger image ...
... I chose it to focus on the details of the lantern and the neon sign.

#hqspnight  +HQSP Night curated by +Steven Markham and +Ingo Bruneske

#architecturephotography   #nightphotography   #Ffm   #Frankfurt  
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The Cross in the City
From a night photowalk last week.
Loved the look of the golden cross against the modern glass facade in the background showing the reflection of Tower185 in Frankfurt a.M., Germany.

It was so windy that evening that the tripod could not hold the camera still on many shots, but this one turned out quite good.

ISO 50 f7.1 20s 160mm

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#hqsparchitecture +HQSP Architecture curated by +Rhonda Krause and +Dmitry Jurkov

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+Heiko Köster Excellent photo! Have a nice evening, my friend!
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This is alright to see some of the color in the lights
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Ship Locking - vol. II

#Frankfurt   #Nautical   #Motion  
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Ship locking

#hqspmotion  +HQSP Motion curated by +Anja Wessels

#Frankfurt   #Lighttrails  
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Thank you +Anja Wessels +HQSP Motion 
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#LighthouseThursday   takes a break. This means it's time to post images of fake lighthouses or anything that looks like a lighthouse but it's none.

The image shows a real lighthouse, but it was under construction on that day. Cap Ferret, France,2015

How do I participate ?

Tag you post this way:

#NotALighthouseThursdayThisWeek / +NotALighthouseThursdayThisWeek curated by  +Heiko Köster

Or copy and paste the following text, it will create the tagging when posted:

#NotALighthouseThursdayThisWeek / +103876904057431027944 curated by  +107773073025291449903

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    Master of Computer Science
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I love photography.

On my day job I am a senior technical consultant at a software company. I work on workflows all day and at night I practice on my own workflow. The former I do for over 15 years and the latter for more than a year now. So your constructive critique on my images is always appreciated. 

I am a moderator of the HQSP Community and I am working on #HQSPPortraits / +HQSP Portraits there. Once a week it's an honor to me to select the images for the HQSP Pyramid at +HQSP Gold.

Every other week I host the bi-weekly, alternating daily photo themes #LighthouseThursday / 

... and I'm exploring the various ways of digital photo manipulation ... I love to slide the controllers, to experiment and to watch what happens to the image ...

Unless otherwise stated the images published here are my work and under a "All rights reserved" policy. You are free to use the G+ share function, but for any further educational, business or personal use and  publications a written consent is required. If you want to use my images in any way, you can contact me by G+ notification or send me an e-mail by G+, thanks.
Don't force me to shrink my images to 500px or to blemish them with a signature, please.

Why I don't circle you back ?

  • you don't have a profile.
  • you don't share anything public
  • you don't share periodically
  • you aren't a photographer or interested in photography
  • my circles are close to the limit and I have to be selective on who I circle back. I can only circle 5K and by having 10K+ people circling me I simply just can't circle everyone back.
So don't circle me just to get circled by me.

I might circle you for two weeks, if you contribute to one of my daily photo themes for statistical reasons. But every two weeks I have to clean up those circles to make room for new contributors, so don't get mad on me for that,please.

I'm a computer scientist working as a Senior Consultant for a software company ... and I like photography.
I'm good at what I do.
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