the power of african statues

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Many museums don’t do justice to the magic and emotion of what is called “primitive African art”.  African tradition does not benefit from the clean non-contextual museum surroundings. With a photographical exercise I try to pay tribute by  focussing on their original content. READ MORE…

new windows, an experiment

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I have reservations against developing my “own signature” or style in photography. Afraid of “more of the same” pictures, every now and then I try to experiment, do something else in order to gain new insights and creativity. This one is on a series of windows.  READ MORE…

staged portraits in black&white

lom 40 DSCF6219The annual “living statues festival” in Belgium attracts artists from all over the world. This series of pictures is focussed on personal portraits in black&white. Some funny festival streetshots in color are added as way of variation. Fuji xe2 is used, combined with the 18-55 and 55-200 zooms.  READ MORE…

fuji xe2 in the dark

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The annual “Glow” art festival of light in the city of Eindhoven the Netherlands, forms a real challenge for a camera. All pictures are taken with the Fuji XE2 with 18-55/2.8-4.0 and 35/1.4  lenses. How does this combination perform with its autofocussing and high ISO settings at night?   READ MORE…

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ton van schaik, photographer/author

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Ton van Schaik                                                              The Netherlands