These old friends of ours always cheer us up at this time of the year with their singing and conviviality, despite the cold, despite the darkness and despite the illnesses.
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 …
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 …”