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Erik Krause

Overgrown

Bert Knops

Pier

Pier, district Düren, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany

June 26, 2010, about 16:30 h local time

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© 2010 Bert Knops, Some Rights Reserved. Creative Commons License

Caption

This is what the entire village of Pier looks like. Abandoned and forgotten. Doors and windows barricaded.

People have to continue their lives elsewhere, because of open-pit coal mining. In the next few years, Pier will be taken down and the earth under it will be excavated by huge digging machines.

Location

Europe / Germany

Lat: 50° 51' 33.16" N
Long: 6° 23' 55.84" E

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Precision is: High. Pinpoints the exact spot.

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Equipment

Camera: Panasonic DMC-LX3, LA4 adapter, LW46 wide-angle lens.
Shooting: handheld, 14 bracketed shots, 42 pictures.
Software: Dcraw, Tca_correct, ImageMagick, Hugin, Enfuse, Enblend, PTEditor, GIMP.
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