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 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:
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.…
Dear friends and watchers, / It is now five years ago that I started this gallery on Redbubble. With 808 pictures and 393 810 views as on this day it has flourished more than I ever could hope. And even a second gallery, my Lightthinker one, was added to it! / So many happy moments taken and shared! So many stimulating comments and also wonderfully heartwarming and encouraging reactions from so m…
This week the RB community presented me with two lovely gifts. I am most grateful for both. / First an unknown buyer bought a photographic print of the following picture. Many, many thanks for this lovely Christmas present: / Here the print: / And then I got the message today from the RB team that one of their homepage curators picked one of my images “because they thought it was brilliant”, i.e…
To my great joy some of you found several of my pictures so attractive that they bought a print of greeting card of them. Though I did not immediately thank you for it in case of the cards, let me tell you that I was and still am most grateful for all of your purchases. It is a great pleasure to know that some of my shots have now crossed to some near or far part of the World. Ever so many thanks…