It was the time that the concept of “maternity photography” did not exist. It was called pornography in those days…
Analog photography took time …. a lot of time. And passion for photography, …. a lot of passion. But as a result I have photos which repeatedly take me back in time with a happy and satisfied feeling.
Sometimes I miss the smell of my dark room, the silence during printing and the slow appearance of the print during development.
it is true; a picture is worth a thousand words ….
Sometimes I regret that I started developping my own photos too late, I made a darkroom when I moved to Vlissingen. I have only a few pictures of the time I was growing up in Vorden.
There was a boost in my photography after I married Marjan !
Lex van Wijhe was our wedding-photographer.
(we didn’t realize then that his wife would later be the founder of Ellenbrandwijkphotography.)
We hate protocol, so it was a nice and cosy mess during the group photo on the steps of City Hall 😉
Colour became affordable and the Canon AE1-program was pretty good.
My advice to you all …… : take or make photos whenever you can.
Otherwise you’ll have to remember more than a thousend words for every memory.
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