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.
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”
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”
I walked around for about an hour at Hendrik Willem van Loon Hardzeildag 2017 maybe I should have spent more time because it’s a perfect place for photographers ….. maybe next year … Black&White ! Don’t forget to hold one end of the rope 😉 Continue reading “Wooden ships …”
Just trying …. maybe it’s better in Black&White.