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ATOMS

Everything has its own kind of atoms. Both the stone and the leaf.

You do not notice the movement in the stone at all, although no moment is the same. A strange sensation because you can observe every movement in people. You notice the seasons in nature too.

Once disconnected from the source, an early season change occurs to the leaf.

You continue to be amazed of the source of all life. Maybe that’s why people capitalize this.

ENJOY!

Canon EOS 5D MarkII – EF 70-200mm F 2,8 L USM – ISO 100 – 200mm – F 11 – 1/40sec – 2010, Nov.

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NIGHTS

The nights in Sweden are very special. You always camp somewhere by a lake or something. Then the sunset is a special experience in itself. But the nights are certainly unique. Light is always there, somewhere. Especially if you are there around the longest day. Spectacular even. Especially if you are not used to this. Reading a book at midnight and not turning on a light is a special experience. Taking a photo in the middle of the night is also special.

ENJOY!

Canon EOS 5D 24-70mm F 2,8 L USM – ISO 200 – 40mm – F 8 – 1/100sec – 2010, June.

 

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WHISTLING HERB

 

Whistling  herb is in bloom every year. In spring, first there is the yellow, followed by the color white. Every time I have been touched by the delicate spectacle. Especially when moving on the wind. Then it is as if they like to dance for you. I can’t get enough of it. Every year I have to photograph the little ones. In one way or another I have to keep isolating something, as if the beauty is better done then. I do not know what that is. A sense of detail perhaps. In any case, my eye is drawn towards them. This year no difference.

ENJOY!

Canon EOS 5D 24-70mm F 2,8 L USM – ISO 200 – 70mm – F 2,8 – 1/1600sec – 2010, June.

 

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VROEG WAKKER

Ik geniet van het geluid van de vogels bij het wakker worden. Zij tsjilpen en kwetteren dat het een lieve lust is. Ik weet niet of er al jongen zijn, maar het lijkt er wel op. Het geluid van opvoeding. Een roepend en ‘voordoenerig’ geluid. Elke morgen weer opnieuw. Het licht van de vroege morgen verjaagt de nacht. Het schemert nog. Het is mei en gaat al richting de langste dag. Het is uitnodigend en aangenaam wakker worden. Een blik over het land geeft nieuwe energie. Er valt weer wat nieuws te zien. Dit keer de afbakening van de tuin door een wilde roos. Wilde rozen hebben vaak enkele bloemen, niet gevuld dus. De bloemen bestaan uit vijf bloemblaadjes, het dikke hart met de gele meeldraden is goed te zien. Het leuke van wilde rozen is dat er na de bloei oranje of rode bottels groeien. Heel decoratief in een vaas in de kamer en bovendien eetbaar. Kortom, het is een dag dicht bij huis en er ligt ‘genieten’ op mij te wachten. Puur natuur om je heen, dat is toch het allermooiste.

ENJOY!

 

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PARTY

Once a year there’s a party. Especially in Japan. But also at my home garden. The party of spring.

Although the period of spring takes three months, with the appearance of the Japanese cherry blossom the party really started. Every year again.

And that’s a great miracle.

Also in 2020.

ENJOY!

Canon EOS 5D 70-200mm F 2,8 L USM – ISO 50 – 170mm – F 9 – 1/200sec – flash – 2010, Apr.

RED

How red can it be at the port of Terschelling!

 

ENJOY!

Canon EOS 5D 24-70mm F 2,8 L USM – ISO 200 – 130mm – F 10 – 1/125sec – 2010, Jan.

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HISTORY

The history of this image is the former live of this flower. They are well known in The Netherlands and you will find a serious museum and market in Amsterdam. But the former live of this flower is a bulb. Hundreds of species. Some of them are named like artists. This one I shot at home together with her brothers and sisters. I tried to focus on the edge. It’s like a birds nest when you use your imagination.

ENJOY!

Canon EOS 5D EF 100mm Macro F 2,8 USM – ISO 100 – F 5,0 – 1/13sec – tripod – 2009, March.

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HOPE

Today’s song: “Walk on with the hope in your heart” is frequently heard on radio and in TV-spots. It’s because of the virus spread over the world. Meant to inspire people and give them hope for the future. Years ago I saw this statue of chestnuts. Undisturbed they stood together. Offering shadow. Just offering…… during spring.

ENJOY!

Canon EOS 20D 24-70mm F 2,8 L USM – ISO 100 – 24mm – F 8 – 1/90sec – 2006, May.

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GONE

 

I love tulips. But those are gone. Gone in time. You should have seen them a week ago. They were glancing at home. But they are not at home. Where do they come from?

I really don’t know. May be Holland. Indeed several tulip varieties are coming from my home country. But the first one?

Tulips are originally from the Ottoman Empire (nowadays Turkey). They were imported to the Netherlands in the 16th century. When Carolus Clusius wrote the first important work on tulips in 1592, the flowers became so popular that his garden was regularly attacked and his flower bulbs disappeared.

This one disappeared too.

ENJOY!

Canon EOS 5D – 24-70mm F 2,8 L USM – ISO 200 – 32mm – F 3,5 – 1/160sec – 2008 March.

 

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ALMOST

Almost spring. That’s what I thought seeing this photograph. In 2008, February I made this one.

I really like tulips. Maybe because I have been born in Holland, but most of all because of their form. Not any tulip, like people, the same. What an imagination!

As an explanation we say it depends on this or that, but we don’t know the real cause. “It’s a miracle”, like the song of Ilse de Lange.

A reality too. Good to know and to recognize.

ENJOY!

Canon EF 100mm macro F 2,8 USM – ISO 400 – 100mm – F 9 – 1/5sec – tripod – 2008, Feb.

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