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Secretive, Mysterious, Emotional

I have a fetish for doors. Doors are more than just an entrance to a building. Doors tell stories. Each door is an encyclopedia of secrets, mysteries, emotions.

I’ve photographed doors in Europe, Africa, and America. City doors, cathedral doors, castle doors, palace doors, village doors, doors, doors, doors!! Sometimes I try a sneak view into a door that is half open, other times I just walk on with such great awareness that each door has its own anecdote, has its own life. Doors are filled with history, culture, and experiences. If only they could talk!

Austria

Hospital Church of the Holy Spirit Innsbruck Austria
Hospital Church of the Holy Spirit Innsbruck Austria
Danish Embassy Innsbruck Austria
Danish Embassy Innsbruck Austria

Croatia

Hvar Croatia
Hvar Croatia
Split Croatia
Split Croatia

Denmark

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France

French Doors Tell Stories.
French Doors Tell Stories.

Hungary

India

India
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Mumbai, India

Italy

“Happiness often sneaks in through a door you didn’t know you left open.” — John Barrymore

It’s quite natural for toddlers to be fascinated by doors. They are inquisitive as to what is behind a door. They open cupboards and unpack them as if they were treasure chests. That’s how I still feel to this day. Every door is a treasure chest.

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Mexico

Slovenia

South Africa

Wakkerstroom
Wakkerstroom, South Africa
Restaurant Mosaic Gauteng South Africa
Restaurant Mosaic Gauteng South Africa

“Life is a house with millions of doors. Here is a good strategy of life: Open the doors, open as much as you can, open as much as possible, open the doors!” — Mehmet Murat Ildan

Menorca
Menorca, Spain

Spain

Doors tell stories in different ways, just like us humans have different personalities. Some doors are just doors, telling their own story. Other doors have a bit of help in telling their story. Doors are framed by beautiful plants, flowering climbers, or as I’ve seen with a unique electrical installation! Some doors are decorated in a snow hat. You can’t help but wonder whether there is a fireplace inside?!

Turkey

Topkapi Palace Istanbul Turkey

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