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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Weekly photo challenge – Ambience

Space Oddity This is Ground Control to Major Tom You’ve really made the grade And the papers want to know whose shirts you wear Now it’s time to leave the capsule if you dare “This is Major Tom to Ground Control I’m stepping through the door And I’m floating in a most peculiar way And…

Weekly photo challenge – Names

Dem Deutschen Volke “An Tagen wie diese Wünscht man sich Unendlichkeit An Tagen wie diese Haben wir noch ewig Zeit. In dieser Nacht der Nächte, Die uns so viel verspricht. Erleben wir das Beste Kein Ende ist in Sicht. Erleben wir das Beste Und kein Ende in Sicht Kein Ende in Sichtier” Die Toten Hosen…

Weekly photo challenge – Resilient

Resilient “My scars remind me that I did indeed survive my deepest wounds. That in itself is an accomplishment. And they bring to mind something else, too. They remind me that the damage life has inflicted on me has, in many places, left me stronger and more resilient. What hurt me in the past has…

Weekly photo challenge – Path

Path “I’m afraid of committing myself,” she thought to herself. She wanted to follow all possible paths and so ended up following none.” ― Paulo Coelho Weekly photo challenge – Path Save Save Save

Weekly photo challenge – Relax

Relax! And I mean it!!! Relax NOW! “Looking at beauty in the world, is the first step of purifying the mind.”― Amit Ray Weekly photo challenge – Relax Save Save Save

Weekly photo challenge – Magic

Magic “She wore flowers in her hair and carried magic secrets in her eyes. She spoke to no one. She spent hours on the riverbank. She smoked cigarettes and had midnight swims…” ― Arundhati Roy, The God of Small Things Weekly photo challenge – Magic Save Save Save

Weekly photo challenge – Local

Local The pride of Gouda, The Netherlands: Old City Hall at the Markt square – built between 1448 and 1450, one of the oldest Gothic city halls in the Netherlands Weekly photo challenge – Local Save

Weekly photo challenge – Quest

Quest for Beauty “Rien ne va arrêter ma quête pour te trouver” No one will stop my quest to find you.” ― Susane Colasanti, Something Like Fate Picture taken at the Unseen Photo Fair, Amsterdam The Netherlands. Spectators looking for a new picture to add to their collection. A Quest for Beauty. Weekly Photo Challenge…

Weekly photo challenge – Edge

On the Edge Where are you going?” I asked. “The middle of nowhere.” “I thought this was it.” “Nah.” You shook your head. “This is just the edge.” ― Lucy Christopher Commuters waiting for the Subway standing on the edge of the line. Me included. Weekly Photo Challenge – Edge

Weekly photo challenge – Mirror

Me. Just me. Don’t worry if people think you’re crazy. You are crazy. You have that kind of intoxicating insanity that lets other people dream outside of the lines and become who they’re destined to be. ― Jennifer Elisabeth Weekly Photo Challenge – Mirror

Weekly photo challenge – Frame

Frame – tunnelvision Many people seek popularity and want everyone to know their name. It’s not important for everyone to know your name, it’s important that some of the people you know don’t forget your name ― Ron Baratono Weekly Photo Challenge – Frame

Weekly photo challenge – Rare

Rare – New Babylon by Constant In 1956, the Dutch artist Constant Nieuwenhuys started working on a visionary architectural proposal for a future society; he didn’t stop for almost twenty years. Having been a co-founder of the Cobra group of artists in the late forties, he abandoned painting in 1953 to concentrate on the question…

Weekly photo challenge – Narrow

Berliner Fernsehturm The Berliner Fernsehturm is one of the narrowest buildings I have ever seen. Close to the Alexanderplatz it dominates the Berlin Skyline. The Fernsehturm (English: Berlin TV Tower) is a television tower in central Berlin, Germany. Close to Alexanderplatz in Berlin-Mitte, the tower was constructed between 1965 and 1969 by the administration of…

Weekly photo challenge – Look up

Sunscreen Ah! There is nothing like staying at home, for real comfort. –  Jane Austen In Holland we call this a Sunscreen but if the rest world agrees I don’t know 🙂 Walking in Rotterdam I made this picture  Weekly Photo Challenge – Look up

Weekly photo challenge – Opposites

Opposites- Red and green, Dark and light All colors are the friends of their neighbors and the lovers of their opposites.’ Marc Chagall Red and green are spectral opposites. White and black the difference between day and night. I made this picture in the Gemeentemuseum Den Haag, one of the most beautiful museums I know….

Weekly photo challenge – Partners

Partners “It is an absolute human certainty that no one can know his own beauty or perceive a sense of his own worth until it has been reflected back to him in the mirror of another loving, caring human being.” ― John Joseph Powell, Weekly Photo Challenge – Partners

Weekly photo challenge – Pure

Pure “I am too pure for you or anyone. From the poem “Fever 103°”, 20 October 1962” ― Sylvia Plathe Weekly Photo Challenge – Pure

Weekly photo challenge – Abstract

Into the Abyss “To abstract is to draw out the essence of a matter. To abstract in art is to separate certain fundamentals from irrelevant material which surrounds them.” ― Ben Shahn Weekly Photo Challenge – Abstract

Weekly photo challenge – Dinnertime

Chips & Sam Adams My favourite dinner: Chips & beer! Ok. It’s not classy, but who cares? As long as nobody knows 🙂 Weekly Photo Challenge – Dinnertime