playing Yo-Yo in front of Brandenburg Gate

a street performer plays yo-yo in front of the Brandenburg Gate

tourist photo

double exposure of an Asian tourist at the Viktoria

D. Kosslick

Berlinale Film Festival director Dieter Kosslick addresses the media during a press conference on the upcoming festival in Berlin. The 61th edition of the Berlin film festival will take place from February 10 to February 20


Dancers perform during a dress rehearsals of "Dialoge 09 - Neues Museum" by Sasha Waltz at Neues Museum in Berlin. With ten years of planning, restoration and rebuilding lead by British architect David Chipperfield, the Neues Museum, heavily damaged and partly destroyed in the Second World War, has been rebuilt and its remaining parts carefully restored. The re-opening of the museum, which was constructed between 1843 and 1855 by Friedrich August Stueler, is scheduled for autumn 2009.


Kinder rennen mit den Blumen eine Treppe hinauf

Jeff Koons

American artist Jeff Koons poses at the media preview of the exhibition 'Jeff Koons. Celebration' at the Neue Nationalgalerie. The exhibition, which is coupled with the exhibition 'Das Universum Klee,' about German painter Paul Klee, will run from October 29 until February 8, 2009/// Jeff Koons poses in front of one of his works, here "Moon"

Meissener Porzellan

The Staatliche Porzellan Manufaktur Meissen, or Meissener Porzellan (Meissen porcelain manufactory ) was founded in 1710 in Meissen and will celebrate its 300th anniversary on January 23. 2010. Meissen porcelain is known for its delicate figurines and its onion-pattern blue and white tableware. Meissen porcelain is still produced by hand in Meissen and is known locally as 'white gold' due to its high value. Today over half of its production goes abroad, especially to collectors in Asia and Russia. /// An artisan prepares porcelain bowls for glazing


The EKO Stahl branch of Arcelor S.A. . Arcelor S.A. is the world's largest steel producer in terms of turnover and the second largest in terms of steel output, with a turnover of 30.2 billion euros and shipments of 45 million metric tons of steel in 2004. It is registered in Luxembourg. The company was created by a merger of the former companies Aceralia (Spain), Usinor (France) and Arbed (Luxembourg) in 2001. Employing 94,000 employees in over 60 countries, it is a major player in all its main markets. The company was the target of a takeover bid by its rival Mittal Steel on 2006-01-27 /// A worker checks the temperature at the hot metal production site.


zwei Arbeiter der Züblin AG auf dem Neubau der Müllverbrennungsanlage in Premnitz.


R. Schlautmann, Director Key Account Management Retail Sanofi-Aventis Deutschland GmbH, poses in the lobby and in front of the Sanofi-Aventis building im Mitte district near Potsdamer Platz

Shell PAE Lab, Hamburg

Mitarbeiter Shell PAE Lab Hamburg / Germany


ein Rettungshubschrauber startet in der Dämmerung zu seinem Einsatz

portrait of a young girl

Halbportrait T.K.


ein Anästhesist im OP-Saal

Ce BIT technology fair

CeBIT technology fair on the first day the fair opened to the public. CeBIT, the world's biggest high-tech fair runs from March 04 to 09 and will draw some 5,000 exhibitors.///The entrance area of the IBM stand, with its focus on green and energy saving technolgy