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I am a landscape photographer based in a place called Helmond in the south of The Netherlands.
I have been photographing all my life and I enjoy helping new photographers to take better photos and create nice images.




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  • Autumn is over!

    Autumn is over!

    In my experience, autumn is now over in terms of photography. All the leaves have fallen, the woods show 'holes' in my photos.

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  • Mist gives a dreamy atmosphere

    Mist gives a dreamy atmosphere

    Finally we had another long foggy period. Annoying for traffic, but for the nature photographer one of the best weather conditions you could wish for.

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  • Foggy morning in Helmond

    Foggy morning in Helmond

    You wake up early and see that it is foggy. Then there is only one thing to do and that is quickly grab my camera gear and go to the nearest forest.

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  • Last autumn days 2020

    Last autumn days 2020

    Now that we are in the middle of the pandemic, we see that there are almost no other options than to visit nature when we want to go out. You can see that in the woods now, it is very busy.

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  • The best light for landscape photography

    The best light for landscape photography

    If I plan to take landscape photos, it is the first thing I pay attention to: the weather. Will it remain dry, because I still find rain difficult, does the sun shine, when does the sun rise and set, is it cloudy?

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  • Photographing in De Stippelberg forest

    Photographing in De Stippelberg forest

    In the years, I have visited De Stippelberg forest near De Rips in North Brabant (south of The Netherlands ) many times. A beautiful large and very diverse forest.

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  • Shooting Het Leudal

    Shooting Het Leudal

    The Leudal, a small nature reserve near Roggel. I had recently visited this area with two friends after not having been there for a long time. My parents used to take my sisters and me many times with this. We always had the feeling that we were not in the Netherlands for a while because the Netherlands is so flat and this area has some height difference.

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  • Improve evening light

    Improve evening light

    Last night during the golden hour I traveled to an avenue to capture the beautiful golden light.

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  • Spring shoot in the Speulderbos

    Spring shoot in the Speulderbos

    Now that everything is completely green, I can't resist taking a day at Garderen to photograph the beautiful Speulderbos again.

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  • Make a book out of your photos

    Make a book out of your photos

    I was recently asked if I would like to write a review for Fotofabriek.nl. A website where you can have a book made of your photos. The book was sent to me free of charge, I will give my honest opinion below.

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  • Not winter yet!

    Not winter yet!

    It is still not winter in the Netherlands. In fact, we are breaking heat records. A few days ago it was 13 degrees and sunny, it felt like the beginning spring.

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  • New workshops 2020

    New workshops 2020

    We have left another decade behind us. And what I have noticed is that photography has become extremely popular in the past 10 years. This is probably due to the fact that everyone has a mobile phone with them and therefore also a camera.

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  • Autumn shoot Speulderbos

    Autumn shoot Speulderbos

    The last warm days of the year are now and then so I have to capture those colors in Het Speulderbos near Garderen. No sooner said than done. An evening and a morning must ultimately yield beautiful records.

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  • Evening and morning shoot in the Vijlenerbos

    Evening and morning shoot in the Vijlenerbos

    On Friday, August 30, I left in time to do a photo shoot in the Vijlenerbos near Vijlen in South Limburg. The plan was to photograph the beautiful forest in evening and morning light.

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  • Evening shoot Lierop (South of The Netherlands)

    Evening shoot Lierop (South of The Netherlands)

    And then quickly go to the Strabracht heather for a few pictures.

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  • Summer shoot Speulderbos

    Summer shoot Speulderbos

    And just before I start working again a photo shoot in Het Speulderbos near Garderen. The light is beautiful, the temperature is perfect and hardly anyone in the woods.

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  • Road trip through Canada

    Road trip through Canada

    Just got back from the trip through Western Canada. What a beautiful, photogenic country. Walked and climbed a lot and of course took many photos.

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  • From raw photo to finished product

    From raw photo to finished product

    I get a lot of questions about my workflow, which software I use and how I edit a photo. This is unfortunately not easy to explain as each photo gets different edits. It depends on the composition, the light, the colors etc. etc.

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  • Photographing in Herbertusbossen (South of The Netherlands)

    Photographing in Herbertusbossen (South of The Netherlands)

    By the time the longest day approaches, the golden hour will also be nice and long (almost an hour and a half) and you will have plenty of time to take advantage of that beautiful, yellow light.

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  • Photos published in Zoom Magazine

    Photos published in Zoom Magazine

    That's a nice surprise. For several months I stopped posting photos on Facebook and started posting photos on Zoom.nl.

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  • A day in South Limburg (The Netherlands)

    A day in South Limburg (The Netherlands)

    Together with a very good friend to South Limburg for landscape photography in and around beautiful Vijlen. That was the program for today. And that is not only fun to do but also very fun.

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  • Photoshoot The Speulderbos

    Photoshoot The Speulderbos

    For some time I had planned to travel to the Veluwe to take some nice pictures here. For me a bit of a drive and so I decided to stay a night to experience the morning light. The weather forecast is good so on the road.

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  • Plenty of spring

    Plenty of spring

    Too busy to keep up with my blog. That is why I am behind. Very busy with my work and with photography and that is why my blog has to wait. Herewith a fresh spring photo from Griendtsveen!

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  • Still a little bit of sun

    Still a little bit of sun

    Snow and rain follow each other. A wet winter. But if the sun is there, it will still be beautiful on the Heide.

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  • Late winter sun Strabrechtse Heide

    Late winter sun Strabrechtse Heide

    After a long dark period the wind has turned and we get cold and sunny weather. So on to the Heide :)

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  • Sunset over the Starven

    Sunset over the Starven

    On this overcast Sunday, January 13, '19, I am reading about photography and I am also looking for a new backpack for my cameras and lenses.

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  • Shoot Strabrechtse Heide

    Shoot Strabrechtse Heide

    Finally, the sun is shining again. So quickly grabbed my camera and to the Strabrechtse Heide. Maybe there is a nice picture between today.

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  • Shoot in De Pan

    Shoot in De Pan

    At the end of December 2018 I went out with a fellow photographer who wanted to know more about the manual mode of his camera.

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  • Shoot Strabrechtse Heide

    Shoot Strabrechtse Heide

    In early December 2018, I took a photo on the Strabrechtse Heide. In addition, the sunlight and atmosphere was very photogenic!

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  • Autumn Kiezelven Lierop

    Autumn Kiezelven Lierop

    At the beginning of November 2018, I took this photo on the Strabrechtse Heide around 5 PM. The late autumn sun brought beautiful golden colors to De Kiezelven.

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