Favs MMXVI-II

A selection of 40+17 pictures taken in 2016 and 17. From Holland, Belgium, Switzerland, France, Italy and Brazil. Lightly edited in DxO PhotoLab, two HDRs in Aurora (in Urubici). Most images are cropped to 16:9 and in particular 3840×2160, which is a typical 4k/UHD TV screen. On standard HD (1920×1080) this format also works well.…

Sunset over the North Sea

The sunsets at the North Sea coast can be spectacular, especially in winter. What a blessing to live so close by, and even from our window, some 5 km from the sea, the colours are often just overwhelming (see the last picture in the series!). Light photographic corrections are applied to match my perception. The…

Val Bregaglia

For a long time we have been going to the Engadin in Switzerland, and we usually make a day-trip to Val Bregaglia, on the easternmost side. Maloja is the last town in the Engadin and beyond it the so-called Maloja pass tumbles down into Val Bregaglia with some 12 hairpins. The first town is Cassacia,…

Santa Catarina 2017

Santa Catarina has some of the loveliest landscapes in Brazil. Both the beaches and the mountains are full of hidden gems, and there are many pleasant towns. The famous Ilha de Santa Catarina, often referred to as Florianópolis or short Floripa is in itself a marvel (apart from some traffic bottle necks). Now really Florianópolis…