Flowers on black

Roos - Rose

Still lockdown. I have to say that I am getting tired of it now. I long to be able to go to zoos again. That gets worse, because all zoos in our neighboring countries are open. Anyway, then edit Read more

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Emerging from the dark

Orang oetan - Orangutan (Apenheul 2014)

Old photos, new edits. Editing photos on a black or at least dark background remains fun. I took most of the photos with my old camera and first lens. Both not the quality I have now. Often there is Read more

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Gorillas on Black

Gorilla (Beekse bergen 2020)

The website has the subtitle: “My creative explorations”. This post fits that perfectly. In my previous post I wrote about my plan to photograph all the chimpanzees in Amersfoort Zoo. Then I want to make a nice adaptation of Read more

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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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New “On black”

Rüppell's gier - Rüppell's vulture (Beekse Bergen)

Summer break, so I have time for photo editing. Returned to a technique that I often used a while ago. Animal portraits on a black background.

 

Gorilla (Beekse Bergen)

 

 

 

Ringstaartmaki – Ring-tailed lemur (Beekse Bergen)

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Expressions on black

Gorilla

The autumn holiday is over now. I have busy weeks ahead again. I still had time to edit photos in my favorite way. Animal portraits on a black background. The expressions of the animals come out even better, I Read more

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Eye contact

Sumatraanse tijger - Sumatran tiger

With regularity I get the question: How is it that animals look at you like that? How do you get them to look into the lens?

Until I first got the question, I never really noticed that I make Read more

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Proud to be chicken

Two weeks ago I was at the Orchideeënhoeve in Luttelgeest. As always a day full of colors, smells and lots of beautiful things. The icing on the cake was a poultry exhibition. What beautiful birds and other animals! Here Read more

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Flowers on black

Leeuwenbek - Snapdragon

If you have been following me a bit longer, you know I love to edit my photos “On black”. I feel many subjects look better when the are placed on a black backgound. This time I’m sharing flowers on Read more

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