scenes in our garden

During the DIY work around the house, I often see unexpectedly beautiful scenes that are suitable for taking a nice picture. Even though I have my camera nearby, I often choose to continue what I was doing … but every now and then I grab my camera and try to capture the scene.And then aContinue reading “scenes in our garden”

a professional photographer

Friends came to visit. Coincidentally, Ellen Brandwijk is a professional photographer.While we were chatting in the garden, she quickly took some pictures and before I could see what she was doing with her camera, she was ready. The conversation was not interrupted by the shooting.This is how professionals work, … imperceptibly!She used a simple 50Continue reading “a professional photographer”

headshot

“Lex de Meester will take a portrait of you on a dyke close to the factory“, said Frank Balkenende.At first, I was not enthusiastic about the idea of seeing my old head on the front page of the newspaper, because I just got out of bed after the night shift.But when I heard that LexContinue reading “headshot”

BEFORE – AFTER

Sometimes I spend hours post-processing a photo … sometimes even days … and that is the best part of the hobby!When recording the raw material you have to make a quick decision, because there are people walking straight through the image, the light changes every moment, you have cold half-frozen fingers, the batteries are almostContinue reading “BEFORE – AFTER”

Intimate portraits of Barack and Michelle Obama – in pictures | Art and design | The Guardian

I enjoyed these photos … inspiring!  Callie Shell’s new book shares candid images from the 10 years she spent photographing the family Bron: Intimate portraits of Barack and Michelle Obama – in pictures | Art and design | The Guardian

Marjan on the cover of Rolling Stone

Okay, not really on Rolling Stone, but on the front page of Op de Hoogte. The magazine of IVN Walcheren. One of her photos was chosen by the editors for the magazine. The other photos can be seen from 1 June at the exhibition in the Schellach cheese farm.

Esco

It’s known as an “Pueblo Abandonado”, but I’m not sure if it really was left voluntarily … Esco “A Franco-era dam flooded (almost) everyone out of this centuries-old Aragonese town.” Source: Abandoned Village of Esco – Sigüés, Spain – Atlas Obscura If you’re careful and aware of the dangers of an unlocked ruin, you canContinue reading “Esco”

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”