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Spring and Singing Skylarks

It seems like Spring has finally arrived. After weeks of rain, and a morning of dense fog, finally the sun showed itself. As if on cue, the Skylarks started singing – for me one of […]

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Interesting Skies

Usually bird-against-the-sky photos don’t render interesting images. That is, unless the sky is actively part of the image of course. For instance due to intens colours, patters or clouds. In those cases I am quite […]

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Back to the Loon

As written in my previous blog, I love divers. So, after my first visit to the Arctic Loon, with the most beautiful early morning light we could have wished for, I already thought of going […]

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Mystic Loon

When I think of Loons, I think of calm lakes and forests. These birds seem have something mystic about them. They float around endlessly, contemplating the deeper meaning of life. Or so it seems. A […]

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PHOTO OF THE MONTH FEBRUARY 2019

Nikon D850 + 500mm f4 | 1/800s | f5 | ISO560 | overexposed 1 2/3FS | handheld | The Netherlands

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Lapwing’s Loss

Another breeding site for Lapwings (status: near-threatened) has been demolished. The destructive side of construction so to speak. In this country it seems no one can rest until every square inch have been paved or […]

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Foggy Morning

This morning I decided to drive out and see if I could find and frame a group of (mixed) Flamingos that hang around in our Dutch Delta. The weather-forecast promised some fog in the morning, […]

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Belgian B&W’s

Last weekend we spent in the city of Ghent (Belgium). A beautiful city that gave me ample opportunity to experiment a little with black & white images, as well as with my personal preference for […]

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Washed Ashore

Some weeks ago I decided to check out the beach for gulls. There were many, but it was kind of hard to get nice images. Soon enough, my attention however was drawn towards a young […]

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Cold Cattle

For me, Cattle Egrets are associated with pleasant temperatures. You know: shorts and flip flops, my favourite shooting attire 😉 . Since I have seen them mainly in Asia, Africa and Southern Europe, this probably […]

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PHOTO OF THE MONTH JANUARY 2019

Nikon D500 + 500mm f4 | 1/500s | f4,5 | ISO560 | overexposed 2FS | from car | Portugal

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Hoopoe at Hole 9

Wildlife photography is mainly about timing. Being in the right place at the right time, whether it’s location, season or time of day. Another matter of timing involves personal safety. While in Portugal I visited […]

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