driving through Dutch rainy skies

These are typical rain showers, especially in the province of Zeeland. You can see them arriving far in advance. As a photographer, I strongly feel a need to capture them with the compact camera that I always have with me.


As long as my parents are deceased, I use a teaspoon with this logo without exception … I only inherited two identical ones … My father inherited the spoons from his father and often told me about the meaning of the letters IOGT. My grandfather had many specific principles and worldviews … and he wasContinue reading “IOGT”

Robert Capa

This text shows how a documentary photographer works … with feeling and empathy … because objective stories and photos do not exist. Lorant immediately assigned Capa to do a story for Picture Post about the camps, but the photographer could not yet bear to face the humiliation that his Spanish comrades were having to endure at theContinue reading “Robert Capa”

she has discovered my 70D

She hopes to become a grandmother within a few months and that gives inspiration to learn to photograph.She does not listen to remarks that the learning curve takes a few years. She is not afraid of the white letter “M” …. in need she can always set the green colored letter “A”. All good photosContinue reading “she has discovered my 70D”

fake news

I collected from different sites some lists with fake news ….. 21st Century Wire: 21stcenturywire.com (zie Fake News Watch, MBFC) 70News: 70news.wordpress.com 800Whistleblower: 800Whistleblower.com ABC News (com.co): abcnews.com.co (this is not the real ABC News) Accuracy in Media (AIM): aim.org (zie MBFC) ACN Latitudes: latitudes.org (zie MBFC) Activist Post: activistpost.com (zie Fake News Watch, MBFC) Alternet: alternet.org (zie MBFC) Althealth Works: althealthworks.comContinue reading “fake news”

The future of photography ?

Image processing taken to the next level ? Is Meero the future of photography ? On their site they explain :  “How can an algorithm perform as well as a professional photographer when executing such a subjective and complex task? The answer resides in the principle of gradient-based learning. By using a deep neural networkContinue reading “The future of photography ?”