Colorful cleaning

Geelvleugelara - Scarlet macaw

After a while of being far too busy, finally vacation. Time for taking pictures and editing. I took the photos in this blog in the Orchideeƫnhoeve. A series with scarlet macaws, new residents of the park. They are beautiful Read more

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Kwikstaart - White wagtail

If the zoos stay closed and you still want to photograph animals, you have to go out into nature. I chose to go birding at Drostenkamp. Also in other places, but the photos in this blog were all taken Read more

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Aalscholver - Cormorant

Sometimes you just have to be lucky. I have often tried to take beautiful pictures of cormorants. I regularly see them fishing in the Overijssels canal or in Park Drostenkamp. You see me walking back and forth hoping that Read more

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Cuteness overload at Drostenkamp

Ganzenkuiken - Goose chick

It really is spring. In the past few days I have been to Park Drostenkamp several times to photograph. For birding and of course also for the chicks out there. And there are many. Fortunately the weather is good. Read more

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Roodborstje - Robin (2021)

Yesterday morning I went out early with the camera. No world trip, but just to Park Drostenkamp in our village. The goal was to photograph geese and their chicks. I did that too, but first this robin came into Read more

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Digital Watercolor Painting

Heliconius hecale (Orchideeenhoeve 2013)

Over the years I have purchased quite a number of Photoshop actions. Today was a good time to play with one of them. The “Digital Watercolor Painting” action makes a photo look like a watercolor. Lighter photos are more Read more

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Beaks and feathers

Reuzentoekan - Toco toucan

A post with a lot of photos. Double as much as in my other posts. They are all taken in Vogelpark Avifauna. And this is just a very small selection of the birds you can see there. I only Read more

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In love in Avifauna

Roodoor ara - Red-fronted macaw

When the lockdown is extended again, there is no other option than to edit old photos. The nice thing about it is that you come across photos that you had forgotten. Years ago I went to Avifauna. Especially since Read more

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Vintage photos

Sunday afternoon and still lockdown. I have no new animals photos. Zoos in the Netherlands are still closed. Therefore I’m playing with Photoshop again.

I converted 6 photos to a vintage portrait. I have searched for appropriate animal portraits. Read more

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