Amazing chimps

Wingu - Dierenpark Amersfoort

Chimpanzees are my favorite primates. Mike in Amersfoort Zoo was my favorite chimpanzee. Mike is gone. When he was shot I had the feeling that I was going to photograph other animals for the time being. After a visit Read more

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Sri Lanka panter - Sri Lankan leopard (Buregers Zoo)

My favorite subjects to photograph? Primates and …… Yes, Cats. Therefore a collection of big cats photographed in different zoos.

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Jachtluipaard – Cheetah (Allwetterzoo Münster)




Rode lynx – Bobcat (Allwetterzoo Münster)


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Love and tenderness

Mantelbavianen - Hamadryas baboons

Today a day at Amersfoort Zoo. Two weeks ago I thought, I will not go there for the time being. Immediately after the death Mike and Karibuna I did not feel like it. Today I subscribed to this park.

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Leeuwen welp - Lion cub

A week ago I was at Burgers Zoo. I could do that just before they closed for 2 weeks due to COVID-19. The main purpose was to take pictures of the lion cubs. Take photos before they would be Read more

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Last visit at the Apenheul

Goudkopleeuwaap - Golden-headed lion tamarin

This Saturday I went to the Apenheul for the last time this year. I was lucky with the weather. An afternoon dry and a sun was enough. Enjoy the park in autumn colors. It was fun.

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Eyes are the mirror of the soul

Kroonsifaka - Crowned sifaka (Apenheul)

When you make portraits of animals, the most important thing is that the eyes are sharp. A photo can be really sharp, but if the eyes are not strong and spot on, you will never have a striking photo. Read more

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Close-ups in Wildlands

Kleinklauwotter - Asian small-clawed otter

Finally I have photographed again. Except for some family photos, my camera hadn’t been out of the bag for a month. Corona, bad weather and too busy. Yesterday we managed to go to Wildlands in Emmen for half a Read more

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Afternoon at the Apenheul

Hanuman langoer - Gray langur

The nice thing about a subscription to a zoo is that you simply go there. Especially when it is not far away. A visit to the Apenheul when the weather is nice, is possible. I enjoyed the weather, the Read more

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Rheine looks back at you

Sumatraanse tijger - Sumatran tiger

Yesterday I was in Naturzoo Rheine. It was wonderfully quiet, the weather was good and I had fun taking photographs. In short, it was a nice day!

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