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Sunset pictures: nice orange backlight of clouds

The colourful sky is one of the most fascinating scenes to take a picture of. Quite often people start to shoot too early, resulting in a very dominating orange ball called the sun. I prefer to start when the sun is almost disappearing behind the horizon. Then the sky and the sun are in balance and the clouds in the sky get an orange backlight.   The above picture was taken at roughly 22:00 hours at the end of May along the coast of Noordwijk aan Zee, the Netherlands. Right at the time... continue reading

My first

So, my first blog entry. Well my second, but the first one got eaten bu Chrome :)I am a photographer from The Netherlands. Well I am also a writer and illustrator, but more about that later on. For now I am trying to settle in and I hope I can surround myself with other photophiles and learn from them. So please comment or blog. I will use that to grow.Oh, I love macro. The world we cannot see is fascinating. Through a lens a whole new world is visable and I love that.  continue reading

Probably the world's strangest border!!

 Ever seen those famous pictures of a nice café lying just right to the Belgian-Dutch border, noted by a row of crosses? Well this place is no hoax and is located in the Dutch province of North Brabant but is a bit more complicated than simply the "Dutch-Belgian border".So inside the Netherlands there are a few pieces of land that are actually Belgium (exclaves). Most of them are located some 5km from the Belgian border but a few are further inside. They belong to the Belgian Baarle-Hertog... continue reading

555 Files Online

My adventure with Dreamstime (DT) began almost three years ago. A friend show me the site and encouraged me to upload some photos, "to see what happens", he said. And today there's another debut for me: write an article in english, or something similar, and post it. (OMG!) Well, here I go...First I've learned one thing or two about stock photography: which images may have some selling potentials; which photos belong to which categories, and so on...Hard work, many hours in front of... continue reading

Only 67 more nights until Rijksmuseum reopens

Not long to go now! After ten years of building work, renovations, and restoration, the opening of the new Rijksmuseum will take place on Saturday 13 April 2013.Now that we’re so close, we’re counting down the nights we still have to wait, from now only 67 more nights. continue reading

Any photographers near Venlo, Netherlands?

Back in Europe after more than five years in Asia.It feels strange, especially playing in snow for the first time in ages.I've now moved to Venlo, which is in the Netherlands and on the border with Germany.They even have a part of town that's unofficially known as little Germany.My main point in this blog is to meet other photographers (Dreamstimers?) who live near Venlo, that could be Eindhoven, Dusseldorf, Essen and Maastrict.It'll be great to meet another microstocker and who... continue reading

Looking for nice photo's of trees in the city.

For our 2012 calendar we are looking for nice photo's of trees, shrubs and other ornamental outdoor plants. Especially pictures from Holland are interresting.These are some pics we downloaded for 2011. continue reading

people in or around amsterdam, the netherlands

Are there people here living in Amsterdam or close to, in the netherlands who thinks its a nice idea to do a shoot together sometimes.I think its a great way to learn from each otherJust let me know :D continue reading

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