My walk through life …

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 …”

scenes in our garden

During the DIY work around the house, I often see unexpectedly beautiful scenes that are suitable for taking a nice picture. Even though I have my camera nearby, I often choose to continue what I was doing … but every now and then I grab my camera and try to capture the scene.And then aContinue reading “scenes in our garden”

a professional photographer

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”

BEFORE – AFTER

Sometimes I spend hours post-processing a photo … sometimes even days … and that is the best part of the hobby!When recording the raw material you have to make a quick decision, because there are people walking straight through the image, the light changes every moment, you have cold half-frozen fingers, the batteries are almostContinue reading “BEFORE – AFTER”

Through the Basque region from France to Spain …

We were in Moliets-Plage when we read about the fire in Notre-Dame … The Basque region is fantastic to travel through … With our camper we want to be free, in a quiet and interesting place in nature, with an eye on the local history … Despite the low water level, photography was pleasant aroundContinue reading “Through the Basque region from France to Spain …”

Robert Capa

This text shows how a documentary photographer works … with feeling and empathy … because objective stories and photos do not exist. Lorant immediately assigned Capa to do a story for Picture Post about the camps, but the photographer could not yet bear to face the humiliation that his Spanish comrades were having to endure at theContinue reading “Robert Capa”

she has discovered my 70D

She hopes to become a grandmother within a few months and that gives inspiration to learn to photograph.She does not listen to remarks that the learning curve takes a few years. She is not afraid of the white letter “M” …. in need she can always set the green colored letter “A”. All good photosContinue reading “she has discovered my 70D”