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.…

The Best Camera

Is the one you are carrying with you. In my case then, the iPhone 6 plus. Not bad, but very limited. I would love to walk around always with a camera that has more capabilities, but unfortunately, it doesn’t work that way. In the past weeks it happened several times when going to the seacoast…

Tourists in the Netherlands

We had visitors from Brazil, whom we had never met before. However, as they were very close friends of our niece’s family we offered to take them out on a few tours and walks: the Kröller-Müller Museum in the National Park “de hoge veluwe”. The national park is the largest and probably most beautiful piece…

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…