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The Dutch Tundra?

Initially we had planned driving up north. Bad weather predictions and not being all that fit, made Menno and me decide to cancel the trip. Still I felt going outside for a while wouldn’t hurt, […]

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Two Times Tawny

Close ups can be fun, but environmental shots are usually much nicer. Of course, the best case is when you have an option, which is unfortunately not always the case. These are two different Tawny […]

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Sanderling

What to do when you have already hundreds of images featuring Sanderlings ? Simply keep on shooting. Because besides the result, the activity of watching and trying to frame Sanderlings is extremely rewarding. Always speedy, […]

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PHOTO OF THE MONTH OCTOBER 2017

Nikon D500 + 500mm f4  | 1/1000s | f5 | ISO360| overexposed 2/3EV | camera on the ground | The Netherlands 2017

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SnipeShots

Sometimes one has to spend hours in hiding, crawling and what have you to get the shot one wants. At other times, life’s much easier. While driving my car around the island of Texel, I […]

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Grey Plover

This weekend I spent on the island of Texel. Weather predictions were not all that good, but we decided to go nevertheless. And so I happened to find myself lying flat on my belly on […]

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Reliable Ruddy

Sometimes I just want to go out and get some fresh air. Usually I take the camera, just in case. And, at the harbour, there’s one species I can always rely on: the Ruddy Turnstones. […]

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Black Redstart

Last weekend I went to the harbour and beach once more, hoping for some nice plovers. But, none of those – alas. Instead, I found an extremely cooperative Black Redstart. One of the youngsters from […]

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PSP?

The first time I was allowed to vote, I voted PSP (Pacifist Socialist Party). Years later, PSP for me would mean Purple Sand Piper. Interesting how things develop. Anyway. This time of year is good […]

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PHOTO OF THE MONTH SEPTEMBER 2017

Nikon D4s+ 500mm f4  | 1/2000s | f4,5 | ISO1100 | overexposed 1/3FS | Tripod | Belgium 2017

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Different Light

Yesterday morning I spent with a good friend, shooting Kingfishers. Since we started early we had to deal with low light at the beginning. During the morning we had Kingfishers in direct sunlight, shadow and […]

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Another Oenanthe

As I have written in several blogs over the past years, the Northern Wheatear is in decline here in The Netherlands. As a breeding species, that is. During the migration period however, there’s many that […]

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