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I am a retired historian, living in the Netherlands, and practising photography since my youth, but especially since going digital in 2004.


“There is so much beautiful light in the world.” (Wilhelm Raabe)

“Colours are the smile of nature.” (William Holman Hunt)

The gallery contains mainly pictures from the Netherlands. Some from my various trips to the Baltic Sea will be added from time to time. Two visits to Scotland brought some nice additions, too.

For your convenience you can find the pictures in separate subgroups:

The Netherlands



The Baltic Sea


The 125 most popular shots of this gallery:


Please note my second gallery on Redbubble:


Selected top shots:

To my great joy five of my other shots have made it to the home page.

Here some of the featured shots:

My photographic internet life started on deviantart. Of the three galleries there two are still active:


Good light,


  • Age: 71
  • Joined: January 2008


The Sale of a Print

Today I want to thank the unknown buyer who a few days ago bought a print of my “Lightthinker pays his respects”. I like this picture very much myself, and so I am very happy that a print of this picture will be on someone’s wall somewhere in the far and wide world. Ever so many thanks for buying this print. / Here the picture:
Posted 11 months – 29 comments

More Sales

Again I got the lovely messages of three more sales. It is with great pleasure and gratitude that I want to thank the buyers here, both the known one who wrote a most welcome Bmail und the unknown one. / It is once again a great experience to know my pictures are so much valued. Whether a print or postcards, the beauty of nature is spread. So many, many thanks for this lovely gift. / Here the pi…
Posted about 1 year – 12 comments

The Sale of a Poster

Yesterday RB presented me with a most delightful surprise for which I am very grateful. An unknown buyer bought a poster of the following picture. Actually it stands at the top of my „all time popular“ gallery. Many, many thanks for this lovely gift. / Here the picture:
Posted about 1 year – 34 comments

Bassen Thorpe Gallery Artist of the Month and sales

To my great delight I was chosen as the spotlighted artist of the month in the Bassen Thorpe Gallery. With its special emphasis on high quality, it attracts great work. I am all the more honoured to find my pictures in this spotlighted position. It is with the greatest gratitude that I express my thanks here! After all it is a most welcome and heartwarming boost to my somewhat diminishing powers.…
Posted over 1 year – 10 comments