Went to the university for lunch like we usually do, with Tim and Martin helping immensely, asking those they knew and those we came upon, to come back to Martin’s garden and be part of this portrait project. Like most places I brought sample prints to show but not everyone thinks this is interesting. “Who wants to look at all zees stupid beebles,” was one response. Fortunately many were interested. The friends, neighbors and strangers who stopped by seemed patient and appreciative. Northern German light is low, our window of shooting was short today, we will go for a bike ride later, this is Oldenburg after all.

Notes from my diary – Oldenburg, Germany, 2002