Walking the dog on this Sundaymorning
Yesterday I had a nice ride in my velomobile. It was not about speed, but about looking at the Zeeland landscape with the eyes of an “actual” photographer. Many horizontal lines in which vertical lines immediately attract attention.The so-called “fertile soil” in Zeeland needs a lot of “fertilizer” and despite the many salty water thatContinue reading “Zeeland”
Full of melancholy I cycled home yesterday after the last night shift … it could be the last … The “phosphoric acid plant” is now blowing the last vapor from its chimney … maybe a few more days … then the factory will die. What a differance compared to the situation on Juli 2010 …Continue reading “melancholy”
Once a week I try to take a nice walk on the former work island Neeltje Jans. That’s what I promised my dog … and a dogowner has to keep his word.
“Lex de Meester will take a portrait of you on a dyke close to the factory“, said Frank Balkenende.At first, I was not enthusiastic about the idea of seeing my old head on the front page of the newspaper, because I just got out of bed after the night shift.But when I heard that LexContinue reading “headshot”
This morning the light was beautiful They were at their spot again …
Walking the dog on the former work island of Neeltje Jans. I did my best to capture the colours of autumn and thought that it would be very difficult so close to the sea … But even though the difference with summer is less than with deciduous trees, it is also clearly different on theContinue reading “Colours of autumn”
You can see from their boats that they have enough to pay, but the Netherlands does not yet have a tax on pleasure crafts.
I was born and raised in a wooded area with typical “scenic landscapes” (de Achterhoek), perhaps that is why after about 40 years I can still appreciate the open flat landscape.In any case, I try to capture the “open” as well as possible in photos that I make in my current neighbourhood, Zeeland.
I went to Veere to have a look … and had my camera with me … it was raining first, but soon the sky cleared and the sun started to give a magnificent light … there were a few moments when there was a reasonable wind over the Veerse Meer, in these circumstances the oldContinue reading “Hendrik Willem van Loon Hardzeildag 2019”
Today our strolling on the former work-island Neeltje Jans showed us many plants and birds. It was a nice day for walking the dog after a few days of tropical heat … I made a short video of the frightened Long-eared Owl