Weekly photo challenge – Temporary

Life is Temporary “Everything that I hold will eventually be gone. Subsequently, the quality of my life will depend on whether I choose to appreciate those things ‘now’ or wait until ‘then.” ― Craig D. Lounsbrough   Camera: Nikon D750 / Lens Sigma 24 mm Weekly photo challenge – Temporary Save

Weekly Photo Challenge – Waiting

Waiting “For a long time, she held a special place in my heart. I kept this special place just for her, like a “Reserved” sign on a quiet corner table in a restaurant. Despite the fact that I was sure I’d never see her again.” ― Haruki Murakami, Girl behind a door waiting to enter…

Thursday Doors – Ugly yellow door

Ugly yellow door In my series ‘Ugly doors’ a yellow door. Found it in an old hospital. A former waitingroom made a bit more attractive. I guess … It still give me the creeps. Thursday Doors is a post series run by Norm Frampton. If you like interesting doors, visit his site and check out…

Monochrome Monday – 40

Little girl in Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam   “to take a photograph is to participate in another person’s mortality, vulnerability, mutability. precisely by slicing out this moment and freezing it, all photographs testify to time’s relentless melt.”  ― Susan Sontag, On Photography Nikon D750 – Nikkor 35mm 1.8 – F5.6 – 1/125

Wordless Wednesday 53 – Abandoned hospital

Stairways and windows The Jozeflocatie, an old Hospital, at the Graaf Florisweg in Gouda is abandoned in 2015. All over the building decay is visible. Only the windows don’t know it. They are as beautiful as ever. Save Save Save Save

Cee’s Black & White Photo Challenge – Signs

Signs on the beach Ever lost sight of your child on the beach? Panic! So at Scheveningen beach they invented the baby signpost. All different. Easy to recognize and to remember 🙂 Camera: Nikon D750 / Lens Sigma 105 mm (wet plate development) Cee’s Black & White Photo Challenge: Signs

Weekly photo challenge – Bridge

Erasmus Bridge Rotterdam Oh, here we are at the bridge. I’m going to shut my eyes tight. I’m always afraid going over bridges. I can’t help imagining that perhaps, just as we get to the middle, they’ll crumple up like a jackknife and nip us. So I shut my eyes. But I always have to…

Monochrome Monday – 39

Portrait of Eveline Nikon D750 – Nikkor 35mm 1.8 – F5.6 – 1/125 – Prophoto studio flash

Weekly photo challenge – Delta

Delta – The passing of time Some people are always  late for an appoinment … annoying! Has it something to do with their personalities? For this series of (only three are finished yet) five pictures I introduce to you: The Pleaser. Alway on time. Hours early. Never wants to disappoint anyone. The Rebel. Does’nt give…

Thursday Doors – White doors and yellow Garden Bench

White doors And a yellow Garden Bench. Without a garden. Not even in the neighborhood. Thursday Doors is a post series run by Norm Frampton. If you like interesting doors, visit his site and check out what people are sharing today. Thursday Doors june 29th Save Save Save

Silent Sunday 22

Portrait of Helma – the girl in the green dress Inspirited by Vermeer’s ‘Girl in the blue dress’ Nikon D750 – Sigma 24-105mm f4- F5.6 – 1/125

Silent Sunday 21

Portrait of Eveline Nikon D750 – Nikkor 35mm 1.8 – F5.6 – 1/125 – Prophoto studio flash

Weekly photo challenge – Transient

Transient flower The flower bloomed and faded. The sun rose and sank. The lover loved and went. And what the poets said in rhyme, the young translated into practice ― Virginia Woolf, Orlando An empty hospital. In every room traces of the previous  inhabitants. Children were born and people died.  A lost flower.  Transient in…

Weekly photo challenge – Out of Focus

Eve in the Cellar “The beauty of a woman is not in the clothes she wears, the figure that she carries, or the way she combs her hair. The beauty of a woman is seen in her eyes, because that is the doorway to her heart, the place where love resides. True beauty in a…

Schuldig landschap – Crime scenes

Schuldig landschap – Crime scenes Wat is een schuldig landschap? Bestaat zoiets eigenlijk wel? Armando verklaart het landschap schuldig, niet omdat het de gruwelijkheden heeft laten passeren, maar omdat het getuigenis weigert. Het is schuldig aan het wissen van sporen. Een landschap negeert alles. Alles overkomt haar. Zij haalt haar schouders op gaat gewoon verder met…

Weekly photo challenge – Earth

Earth “It is spring again. The earth is like a child that knows poems by heart.” ― Rainer Maria Rilke The surroundings of Oudewater, The Netherlands. Weekly photo challenge – Earth   Save Save

Weekly photo challenge – Surprise

Surprise “The beauty of a woman is not in the clothes she wears, the figure that she carries, or the way she combs her hair. The beauty of a woman is seen in her eyes, because that is the doorway to her heart, the place where love resides. True beauty in a woman is reflected…

Thursday Doors – Public lavatory

Public Lavatory Two white doors in an orange lavatory. Typical Dutch. Thursday Doors is a post series run by Norm Frampton. If you like interesting doors, visit his site and check out what people are sharing today. Thursday Doors April 13th Save Save

Monochrome Monday – 36 – Waalsdorpervlakte

Remember those who gave their lives for our freedom “And they who for their country die shall fill an honored grave, for glory lights the soldier’s tomb, and beauty weeps the brave.” –Joseph Rodman Drake The Waalsdorpervlakte is an open place in the dune area “Meijendel” (The Hague, the Netherlands), where over 250 members of the…

Weekly photo challenge – A Good Match

Four Trees in the snow “I wonder if the snow loves the trees and fields, that it kisses them so gently? And then it covers them up snug, you know, with a white quilt; and perhaps it says, “Go to sleep, darlings, till the summer comes again.” ― Lewis Carroll Four trees in snow.  Black…

Weekly photo challenge – Shadow

Shadow “To the complaint, ‘There are no people in these photographs,’ I respond, There are always two people: the photographer and the viewer.” ― Ansel Adams Weekly photo challenge – Shadow Save Save

Weekly photo challenge – Solitude

Solitude Let me tell you this: if you meet a loner, no matter what they tell you, it’s not because they enjoy solitude. It’s because they have tried to blend into the world before, and people continue to disappoint them.  ― Jodi Picoult Peter Lindbergh exhibition / Kunsthal Rotterdam Weekly photo challenge – Solitude Save…