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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Paddington, Baloo, Teddy and co.

Bruin beer - Brown bear (Dierenpark Amersfoort 2020)

A post with bears. Lots of different bears that I have photographed in the past 5 years. When there are bears in the zoo, I usually make an attempt to take pictures of them. They don’t often end up 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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With a smile on your face

Golilla (Burgers Zoo 2014)

More old photos, made from 2014 to 2020. Photos showing animals with a smile, that might bring a smile on your face even in these difficult times.

I know animal facial expressions are not like our expressions. Most photos Read more

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Chimpansee - Chimpanzee

A blog with a series of photos of one chimpanzee. These pictures are made in ZOOM Erlebniswelt in Gelsenkirchen, Germany. If you have been following me for a while, you know that I love great apes. Therefore I was Read more

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Such an itch!

Californische zeeleeuwen - California sea lions

Hi, I’m a cute little California sea lion living in ZOOM Erlebniswelt in Gelsenkirchen, Germany. I’m a happy little thing and I’m ready to lie down and relax with my best friend and her mum. There is only one Read more

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Oehoe - Eurasian eagle owl (NaturZoo Rheine)

Owls are among my favorite birds. That is because of their behavior and their beautiful eyes. In the past years I have taken many pictures. I’m sharing photos with the species and where the photo was taken under the Read more

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