It all started out with a photo job I did a couple of years ago because this building had a bowling alley, or a "Kegelbahn" how a similar sport is called in Germany. Kegeln is pretty close to bowling but with only nine pins, smaller balls, and shorter lanes. It used to be a big thing in Germany in the 60's, 70's and 80's. These days this sport is not en vogue anymore and it seems that mostly older people go these "Kegelbahnen".

Me and my family and friends used to go "Kegeln" back when I was a kid. So that job was kind of a throw back for me and hit me straight in the heart because it was linked to so many great memories.

That's why I started to create another photo series that goes pretty well along with my other work - I'm a big fan of the central perspective, of lines, and, patterns.

It's been a couple of years now that I've been trying to find the most exciting bowling alleys and "Kegelbahnen" in Southern Germany. I usually just call the places, and if they agree that I take some shots I simply grab my equipment, jump on the motorbike and go for it.

I hope you like it.

More info: robert-goetzfried.com

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naomi Olumbori 1 year ago

I genuinely thought that was a green dyed swimming pool!

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Alia Gail 1 year ago

whoahhh... i want this where i live!!

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Mylah Rose 1 year ago

The ground with the reflections looks like Jelly :D

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Alia Gail 1 year ago

Wow. These are all so amazing looking! I absolutely love the lighting

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1 year ago

It's in the basement of a restaurant. I don't know why they put this stuff there but no one ever sat there.

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Nobody 1 year ago

Looks kind of like a pinball machine

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Sarah Figini 1 year ago

such beautiful, simple but functional design. so German

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Juana 1 year ago

Groovy

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BREAK YOUr perceptions 1 year ago

this makes me feel so claustrophobic.

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Alia Gail 1 year ago

so many of these look like pools

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Donut_Addiction 1 year ago

This ones my fave

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Me 1 year ago

That's the typical outschool look, just as like the kegelbahn in northern germany, where I live. It seems like nothing has changed for fifty years (and it smells like that, too...) For some reason, it starts to be a thing the younger people like to do right now!

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Marianne Deschodt 1 year ago

This photo series is really special.

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Sarah Figini 1 year ago

woah, such a cool 'Futurism' design

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Agnes Jekyll 1 year ago

Great for a film set

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Agnes Jekyll 1 year ago

Don't know why, but would not want to be alone in this alley

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Aaron Standish 1 year ago

Actually a lot of these look like you have to bowl up a ramp!

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