Archive for the ‘Photography’ Category
This private film shows the Westwall in colour, starting with a rare 40P8 Sechsschartenturm during the construction of a bunker, large earth excavations, a shot of another bunker for Sechsschartenturm and officers around a table.
In: Photography · Tagged with: 40p8, bunker, bunkers, color, colour, concrete, sechsschartenturm, war, westwall, world, ww2
PhotosNormandie shows high resolution photos of the US Signal Corps and more from 1944 on Flickr. They also have a Youtube channel with raw film material from the same period. There’re a lot of well known images and film images but to see all the raw material is amazing, plus it’s very interesting study material. […]
In: News, Photography · Tagged with: archive, bron, creative commons, film, foto, high resolution, materiaal, normandy, origineel, photography, photos, photosnormandie, raw, source, ww2
Until the end of March and during July, August and September I’m presenting my photo series ‘Regelbau’ in Kunstfort Vijfhuizen, the Netherlands. It’s a study on the German standardized bunker from World War Two and its current state both as an historical object and a part of present nature. A fascination for modernist materials such […]
In: Art, Photography · Tagged with: arthur, atlantic wall, atlantikwall, beveren, bunkers, exhibition, expert, fotografie, national geographic, photography, regelbau, tentoonstelling
A very nice video by Marc Tessier using a drone.
In: Photography · Tagged with: air, atlantic wall, atlantikwall, marc, tessier, video
A fantastic German wartime film shows the operation of radar and jamming. Partly related to bunkers, it gives an impression of how daily life for Luftwaffe radar crews must have been. It’s in the National Archives library.
In: Photography · Tagged with: film, funkmess, high frequency, hochfrequenz, luftwaffe, movie, nara, radar
A nice short private film of the casemates of Batterie Longues sur Mer in Normandie. The guns are still there today, but in 1946 you could still operate them. Source is Cinémathèque de Normandie.
In: Photography · Tagged with: 1944, 6 june, casemates, d-day, film, longues, mer, movie, omaha, sur
In: Books & Magazines, Photography · Tagged with: book, booklet, gras, grass, regelbau, rolf, rudi, typenheft, typologie, typology
Fantastic video by Olivier Benoit using a Canon 5d MkII and a drone (small remote controlled plane) of the Karola fire control tower on Île de Ré. More of his work on http://noibix.com/blog/
In: France, Photography · Tagged with: 5d, aerial, blockhaus, canon, drone, film, france, hd, Île de Ré, karola, photography, s497, tower
In: Denmark, Photography · Tagged with: 110a, 407p9, bunker, camouflage, camouflaged, dreischartenturm, festning, hanstholm, regelbau