In this Corona era, a farewell reception for someone retiring looks like this … Everyone outside at a safe distance from each other, no shaking hands, no pat on the back, etc. Fortunately a lot of humor and nice speeches. Roel: I hope you can enjoy your well-deserved retirement for a long time in goodContinue reading “Expressions of the fight against the Covid-19 virus”
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”
He is seven years old! Our dog Hitch … named after Christopher Hitchins. And just like Christopher Hitchens, he allows me to see the relativity of social human society on a daily basis.Hitch communicates it in the typical dog way … a friendly lick in my face, an attentive look in his eyes, lying quietlyContinue reading “Hitch's birthday !”
You are a scout for the rest of your life … once a scout; always a scout! That’s why it’s good to organize a reunion once in a while … and that’s what will happen this year! On the occasion of the 75th anniversary of the group. All info can be found here In 1974,Continue reading “Scouting”
Last Sunday I travelled to Westdorpe, a small village in Zeeuws-Vlaanderen, to visit a cosy blues cafe called ” ‘t Oude Raedhuis “. There would be a performance by the Gritmoaners! Of course, I took my camera with me, because “If I can’t take my camera … I won’t go!” It was organised by “www.polderblues.com”Continue reading “Gritmoaners”
It’s nice to try to take pictures in the middle of the night with the available light.
A former fellow student of Marjan is retired and has decided to live in the South of France … during our vacation we visited her. Her house has more or less remained in its original state as it was bought years ago. I tried to capture the romantic and inviting appearance. Nowadays she’s living likeContinue reading “Retired and then enjoy living in France!”
get a breath of fresh air on Neeltje Jans La Contessa was a few days in Zeeland …
Havendorp good food, friendly atmosphere, poor acoustics Be prepared; for a cup of tea you are expected to pay 3 euros …
… so I had to use my Canon S120 in emergency. But it’s the dork behind the camera that makes photos ….. So I did my best in favor of the memory.
ellenbrandwijkphotography visited us. We chatted about photography and she tried a 600 mm mirror lens on my camera. This was the result …
… call it a visual ode …
All kinds of portraits in my growing photo-archive.
an impression in photos It’s hard to get some important moments (without flash) inside a typically old Dutch bar… I like to make portraits the most… Some situations need to be edited during post-processing … many photos will be special because some people are rarely photographed… new and oldContinue reading “farewell meeting for Marjan’s pension in a bar …”