12/23/2015

Work in progress: PROJECT "FRONTLINE"


A few weeks ago I started with my new project called "Frontline". The background of this project is the WW2 Battle of Moscow, which took place  (according to official history) from Sept. 30, 1941 to April 2, 1942. Today it is seen as the largest battle between two armies of all time. The Battle of Moscow marked the first time Hitler's armies failed to triumph with their Blitzkrieg tactics and the German army never completly recovered from that defeat which is seen by many contemporary historians as the ultimate turning point of WW2.

Along the frontline of this battle there are today a lot of memorials and monuments remembering the heroic fight of the Red Army to stop the Fasiscts. With my project I want to document some of them. Seeing photography as a meaning of expression of one's feelings I am planing to "manipulate" my pictures in a way that they express the emotions I had while making the pictures. Here are first test to try out how to achieve this...

You can find more pictures at my photoblog.

At the "Alley of the Heros", Ruza
Monument to the "Sibirian Defenders of Moscow", Snegiri
Monument to the "Defenders of Moscow's Sky" , near Moshaisk
The "Stop Line" at Snegiri
The "Panfilov Warriors", Nelidovo


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