Daniel von Appen

Hi, I’m Daniel.

Daniel von AppenI’m a print and screen media designer from Cologne, Germany with a knack for photography. I’m a film lover and music enthusiast and I have a weakness for philosphy, psychology and architecture.

Monochromatic Cologne

A new and ongoing phogoraphy series in black and white with a hint of noir feeling and street photography – taken in Cologne, Germany.

Daniel von Appen: Monochromatic Cologne

LUT Sets

Here you can view and download some of the LUT files I created and used for my photos. They’re put into neat little archives that include 8 to 10 LUT’s and are categorized in a manner that doesn’t really say much so stop reading this and go look at ’em already!

Music stuff

Anna von Hausswolff – Dead Magic

The waiting is over. On March the 2nd Anna von Hausswolff has finally released her latest album, fancily titled “Dead Magic”. A 48 minutes long “Funeral Pop” opus about the inevitable and unpredictable. But – is magic really dead?

2017 music retrospective

2017 music retrospective

Discover some of 2017’s finest album releases, ranging from classical music to soundtracks, post-hardcore and black metal!

Recent stuff

Milestones, free LUT’s & Lensbabies!

I decided to give away my LUT files free thanks to recent events and a “historic” milestone on unsplash!

Week 31: Short trip to Düren

Week 31: Short trip to Düren

Running around the same ol’ City for taking photos can be a tad monotonous. So the other day I made a short trip to Düren, a town between Cologne and Aachen – a welcomed change for sure!