Weekly photo challenge – A Face in the Crowd

Geert Smits fotografie | Gouda

A Face in the Crowd “Every face, every shop, bedroom window, public-house, and dark square is a picture feverishly turned--in search of what? It is the same with books. What do we seek through millions of pages?” ― Virginia Woolf Camera: Nikon D750 / Lens Sigma 24 - 105 mm ISO 5000 Weekly photo challenge … Continue reading Weekly photo challenge – A Face in the Crowd

Weekly photo challenge – Sweet

Geert Smits fotografie | Gouda

Sweet? Sweetheart! Mama was my greatest teacher, a teacher of compassion, love and fearlessness. If love is sweet as a flower, then my mother is that sweet flower of love. - Stevie Wonder I know: there is no food in this post. Sorry ... Camera: Nikon D750 / Lens Sigma 24 mm Weekly photo challenge … Continue reading Weekly photo challenge – Sweet

Weekly photo challenge – Temporary

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

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 … Continue reading Thursday Doors – Ugly yellow door

Weekly photo challenge – Bridge

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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 … Continue reading Weekly photo challenge – Bridge

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 … Continue reading Weekly photo challenge – Delta

Thursday Doors – White doors and yellow Garden Bench

Thursday doors - White doors

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

Weekly photo challenge – Transient

Weekly phot 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 … Continue reading Weekly photo challenge – Transient

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 … Continue reading Weekly photo challenge – Out of Focus

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

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 … Continue reading Weekly photo challenge – Surprise

Thursday Doors – Public lavatory

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

Weekly photo challenge – A Good Match

Four trees in the snow

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 … Continue reading Weekly photo challenge – A Good Match

Cee’s which way challenge #21

gaarenspinnerij - Gouda

Gaarenspinnerij The corridor of the 'Gaarenspinnerij' in Gouda, The Netherlands. The building is in use as a cultural education centre. The contrast between the beautiful music performed by the students and the eerie atmosphere in the corridor gives me the creeps. Cee's Which Way Challenge

Weekly Photo Challenge

Gone, but not forgotten A typical Dutch interior in the 70's. When I visited the Netherlands Open Air museum I was overwhelmed by memories of my youth. The colors, yellow, pink and purple, the kitchen and even the books could have been found in our house. The only difference is the car outside, a Renault 4. … Continue reading Weekly Photo Challenge

Weekly Photo Challenge – Angular

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Walking in the Bijenkorf, a department store in The Hague, The Netherlands I made this shot. From the second floor it gives a good impression of the shopfloor seen from a different angle. Weekly photo challenge - Angular

Weekly photo challenge – Threshold

Weekly photo challenge - Threshold

Threshold The starting point for a new state or experience; "on the threshold of manhood", commencement, get-go, offset, outset, showtime, starting time, beginning, start, kickoff, first - the time at which something is supposed to begin; "they got an early start"; "she knew from the get-go that he was the man for her" I sincerely hope … Continue reading Weekly photo challenge – Threshold

Weekly photo challenge – Street life

Gare du Nord Paris | witchwithaview

Street life at Gare du Nord - Paris Gare du Nord in Paris, France, is the epic centre of railways in Europe. One of the most exciting places there is. Street life is bustling. The first Gare du Nord was built by Bridge and Roadway Engineers on behalf of the Chemin de Fer du Nord … Continue reading Weekly photo challenge – Street life

Weekly photo challenge – Street life in Gouda

weekly photochallenge - Streetlife in Holland | Withcwithaview

Street life in Holland Holland is known for her Tulips, Dikes and Windmills. And of course for her bicycles. We have more bicycles than inhabitants. Most Dutch own more than one bicycle, often two or more. But please don't think we live in the stone-age. Rotterdam is the fifth largest harbor in the world and … Continue reading Weekly photo challenge – Street life in Gouda

Gouda in 52 photo’s – Huis van de stad

Huis van de Stand - Gouda | Witchwithaview

Het Huis van de Stad is gelegen in de Spoorzone van Gouda aan de noordzijde van het station. In 2006 kozen de inwoners van Gouda het ontwerp van het architectenbureau Soeters Van Eldonk van de architecten Sjoerd Soeters en Jos van Eldonk als hun voorkeur. Het ontwerp is geïnspireerd op het uiterlijk van de Goudse … Continue reading Gouda in 52 photo’s – Huis van de stad

Weekly photo challenge – Abandoned

abandoned |witchwithaview

Abandoned houses In Gouda, The Netherlands, many old houses that are abandoned by their owners are impossible to sell. Some remain empty for several years. A lot of times items are left behind to give the impression that the house is still lived in. Nobody buys that of course. It always makes me sad to … Continue reading Weekly photo challenge – Abandoned

Gouda in 52 photo’s – Puch at st-Johns

Gouda in 52 photo's | Puch at st-John's basilic

Met de leeftijd komt de weemoed. Niet naar de Puch, ik heb altijd op Kreidlers en Yamaha's gereden, maar naar de tijd dat je nog geloofde dat alles mogelijk was. Niet dus. Maar eigenlijk wist je dat toen ook al. Bij ons in Rotterdam vochten de Hoeken tegen de Steinen. En tegen de rest van … Continue reading Gouda in 52 photo’s – Puch at st-Johns