analogue photography has something mysterious in the current digital age … the realization that I took these photos some 40 years ago makes me feel like an old man … I think it’s fantastic that there are still photographers who make their photos analog, although I notice that the technique of the darkroom is oftenContinue reading “old sailing ships on the Oosterschelde”
The rising fascism and the putting of the human economy above the natural pandemic annoys me terribly. Modern digital social media has destroyed the human capacity for news gathering, consultation and collaboration. To put things into perspective, to find a bit more distraction and to get through the current long dark winter evenings I tookContinue reading “old negatives with many fond memories”
Grandchild gets whimsy and needs a short nap, but she doesn’t realize this herself and you can’t explain it to her either. In this situation, grandmother lovingly presses her to her chest and hums a lullaby … always works … It worked so well … that Grandfather almost fell asleep too …
Ellenbrandwijkphotography inspired me with her photos to look a bit more in black and white. So I played with light instead of colors …
I didn’t see a path through my life … it arose when I just walked … and hopefully, my path will disappear for my offspring because I used a lot of stuff that polluted … Sorry, but my excuses would be useless for them … a better path for future generations can be found in theContinue reading “My walk through life …”
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”
Sometimes I am amazed at what happens when I print an original color photo in Black & White … I used to mess around with red, blue and green filters on my lenses … now I achieve the same result by operating a digital slider … That is the beauty of photography as a hobbyContinue reading “Black&White”
history repeats itself The girl in this belly now has the same belly herself …
It’s like going back in time …. an old feeling I thought that I lost … thinking in black&white instead of colours … without using a red, yellow or blue filter on the lens … the wonders of Lightroom! This afternoon I was in my bed due to a heavy migraine … so tonight I’mContinue reading “rehearsals in Black&White”
Nowadays, simple things are often called a “project”, to give the uncomplicated a bit more status … So I call these B & W photos a “project”. About 35 years ago, photographing with B & W film was the most natural thing in the world for amateurs. I always bought Tri-X in lengths of 30Continue reading “B&Wproject”
What am I doing wrong, when many of my colleagues are younger than my daughter (who is about to have a birthday) ?
“Follow the Money” is now investigating everything about the bankruptcy of the company. And what happened next … I have extracted a few pictures of former colleagues from my archives … As I now read how economic crows try to get as much money out of the dead body of Thermphos as possible …. ,Continue reading “Thermphos B/W”
an old portrait I made 42 years ago … not correctly exposed, not well focused, poorly scanned … but beauty is in a smile an adventurous young woman
Sometimes the term Black&White doesn’t refer to the picture, but on the life we live …. Roosendaal, 1985.