Berlin Photography: The Swings at Mauerpark


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I have visited the Mauerpark in Berlin many times. The images were taken between 2014 and 2019 . I was particularly fascinated with the swings. The swings offered a short and fun escape – both from being adult and from being in Berlin.

At the time of publishing this essay all swings were defunct. Many of the fun things in Berlin are improvised will exist only for a limited time. That is certainly true for the swings at Mauerpark.

Berlin Photography Mauerpark swing Martin U Waltz
Berlin Photography Mauerpark swing Martin U Waltz
Berlin Photography Mauerpark swing Martin U Waltz
Berlin Photography Mauerpark swing Martin U Waltz
Berlin Photography Mauerpark swing Martin U Waltz
berlin Photography Mauerpark Martin U Waltz
Berlin Photography Mauerpark swing Martin U Waltz
berlin Photography Mauerpark Martin U Waltz
Berlin Photography Mauerpark swing Martin U Waltz
Berlin Photography Mauerpark swing Martin U Waltz
Berlin Photography Mauerpark swing Martin U Waltz
Berlin Photography Mauerpark swing Martin U Waltz
Berlin Photography Mauerpark swing Martin U Waltz
Berlin Photography Mauerpark swing Martin U Waltz
Photographer Berlin Martin U Waltz

Martin U Waltz is a photographer, educator and writer in Berlin. His passion is street photography. The streets of Berlin are his preferred hunting ground.

Martin is a passionate photography teacher. He offers street photography workshops and personal photo coaching in Berlin.

Martin has written and co-authored several books on street photography. Martin has won numerous photography awards. His work has been shown in exhibitions in New York, London, Paris, Budapest and Berlin. 

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