swiss alps in B&W

During the years I have made a lot of mountain trekkings in the “Valley”, the district in south-west of Switzerland. The high mountain scenery with its green pastures, white glaciers and clouds against deep-blue skys were always asking for color. Having done this so many times, I now chose for black&white.  READ MORE…

chaos exposition

To get a better understanding about a joint exposition-theme of “Chaos”, google came up with worthwile defenitions. The challenge now was to create pictures, imagining an undefined chaotic universe in its beginning. Another challenge was to succeed without using photoshoptechniques.   READ MORE…

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…