coloring an old B&W photo

Lochem , 1930.   I made a photo of this photo that I found in an old album from my sister ….   My mother 16 years old. She paid this official portrait photo of her first salary that she earned as a chambermaid. It was made at a local photography-shop in Lochem, the Netherlands.Continue reading “coloring an old B&W photo”

#rednailsandmushrooms

Marjan started to make photos of mushrooms …. She uses my small camera now …   a Canon S120   So I’m without that little handy devil from now on … ;-(  Like all women, she is amazing creative with her makeup mirror …   It’s the only way to see the bottom.   She understoodContinue reading “#rednailsandmushrooms”

autumn in the Ardennes

We have been to the Ardennes to realize that autumn has started.  In the forests, the change between seasons is much clearer than along the coastline where we live.   This area is a lovely pace to visit ; “Tombeau du Géant” near Bouillon.   Our dog stays back and forth between us, so thatContinue reading “autumn in the Ardennes”

some 100 years ago

  And a hundred years later you can still see that the photographer did not work neatly in developing and printing this photo. The picture was taken at Zwolle train station, according to the letters ZL on the board. When I see this, I tend to print photos in my dark room in the old-fashionedContinue reading “some 100 years ago”

changing lenses …

I woke up early and together with the rising sun I saw the moon disappearing behind the mountain top…. I had to change lenses … ultra-wide to tele-lens … took a few seconds … no time to get the tripod …  but I like the result … earth and moon … same material, different situation.Continue reading “changing lenses …”