About this Blog

“All the world’s a stage, and all the men and women, merely players”
William Shakespeare

This blog is mainly about Street Photography, the photographs (the majority taken in my hometown Nuremberg (Nürnberg) in Germany – hence the blog name), my experiences and the gear I use.

This blog is intended as my photographic diary, to describe my journey into this genre, as Street Photography is a style that allows me to follow my passion just about everywhere I am or I travel too. It keeps me active and out in the fresh air (necessary after long office hours), it helps me clear my mind in an almost meditative way and it challenges my photographic creativity.

What really attracts me to this genre that it goes hand in hand with my natural curiosity and interest in humans and their stories and the documentation of daily life as it happens. Street Photography also helps me hone my social skills by meeting all kinds of interesting people.

Hopefully my readers can take something from my experiences, practical things or some fresh motivation to try some new photographic ventures on their own. My series “Instant Inspiration” and “Street Photography Quick Tips” are specifically designed to empower interested readers to learn new photographic skills or give their photography a fresh angle.

Although not my mother tongue, I write this blog in English language because I feel I can reach a wider audience this way. I love being in touch with people from all over the world. And usually my fellow Germans are quite good in English so they at least can understand about what I blog. Commenting is very welcome in any language!

I’m always looking forward at knowledge sharing with fellow photographers. Don’t hesitate to get in touch at  marcus@streetsofnuremberg.com ! And if you are in town and want to go shooting together let me know.

Please also visit my “Streets of Nuremberg” Flickr page

All photographs on this blog are taken by me unless explicitly noted.

Should you find any images of yourself that you want to have removed or images that you feel should be removed please contact me at  marcus@streetsofnuremberg.com

This is a private, non-commercial blog. The contents and me myself are in no way associated with any commercial activities. References or links to products, services or other contents are purely for the convenience of the reader, I do not take any benefits in whatever form from those.

My images and my written materials are all copyrighted ©  under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License and cannot be used for commercial purposes and may not be distributed in any adaptations. If you use my material in any non-commercial form, you must credit me and link back to this blog. 

Here is what I’ve seen from the world so far (59 countries):


  1. Hi Marcus,

    My name is Anuj Agarwal. I’m Founder of Feedspot.

    I would like to personally congratulate you as your blog Streets of Nuremberg has been selected by our panelist as one of the Top 75 Street Photography Blogs on the web.


    I personally give you a high-five and want to thank you for your contribution to this world. This is the most comprehensive list of Top 75 Street Photography Blogs on the internet and I’m honored to have you as part of this!

    Also, you have the honor of displaying the badge on your blog.



    1. Thanks so much for your kind words and nice to meet you too 😀. I really like find and remember ties to their roots through my blog, this is why I write in English because I think I can reach more People. So welcome and enjoy, I’m also looking forward to following you!


  2. I just saw you on my blog and the name of your blog made me curious. I have been born and raised in Austria before I moved to the U.S. I have been in Nuermberg a few times and I am just starting to learn about digital photography…I just had to follow you, you didn’t give me much of a choice. 🙂

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