She would have become 106 years old today … unfortunately, she died many years ago.
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An old Dutch tradition is the celebration of Sinterklaas. That includes eating a tasty gingerbread cake … homemade …
In the “category stuff on the kitchen table”, this is a very special blog post. It is not often that your granddaughter shows her skills right in front of you on the table. For that reason alone it was a special day for me. The temperature of the ice cream was a new experience forContinue reading “The best in the category “stuff on the kitchen table””
Especially now, in the year 2019, in which the Dutch politics (by becoming aware of a rapidly changing climate) reluctantly published the much-needed choices, these eyes for me have become a motivation to live environmentally conscious too. Of course, the measures are not nearly as effective as necessary. And of course, the plans are basedContinue reading “These eyes will witness the world I’ll leave behind …”
I admit immediately: Grandma did all the important things! And Hitch and took care of the entertainment …
My wife wanted to see a young Dutch musician, a singer-songwriter, named J.W. Minnaard. He would perform at a festival in remembrance of the famous Woodstock festival in Middelburg. So we went there and of course, I took my camera with me to see if I could catch some of the Woodstock-ambiance… My musical tasteContinue reading “J.W. Minnaard.”
I had to take a photo of this situation in our living room …
how are we going to explain this? our future on an ever warmer earth Some people ask me: How does that feel now that you have become a grandfather … and then I think of the book written by Jelmer Mommers … How am I going to explain it to Hera if I ever getContinue reading “something special on our kitchen table”
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”
A newborn granddaughter … she still has to recover from her birth
history repeats itself The girl in this belly now has the same belly herself …
Then there is the moment that you can make this photo … unposed, spontaneous, honest and telling thousands of words … Not only the life of my youngest daughter is entering a new phase … mine too!
this is the only way to learn how to photograph