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Monthly Archives: May 2020
Another picture form back in the days when I went out with my SLR camera, and take snapshots of everyday life.
A spread from the vtwonen Color Book I did, when I was working as art director for the Dutch largest selling interior design magazine. The image on the right is by me. It caused me to leave my job in … Continue reading
Curious coincidence: During the lockdown because of the Corona virus people started to notice more birds, their singing. From the Washington Post (But this is true worldwide): “(…) a strange new world where the volume was suddenly turned down … Continue reading
Tidying up my desktop, stuff I collect, in an actual folder called DESKTOP. I just need a clean desktop to be able to concentrate when I am working. So I do pick up a lot of images, but put them … Continue reading
It’s a different kind of poetry: I stumbled upon the work of Anouschka Stokebrand. A Dutch lifestyle photographer – and weddings*, it said on the website of decor8, where I found her. Looking closely at vegetation. But with a lifestyle … Continue reading
I am staying in, catching up on the news 😉 One night in Austin Texas, last year, the incredible coincidence of a meteor striking and a midnight driver holding a camera recording it.
Came across this lively bunch yesterday, while cycling east of Amsterdam: The cows were brought out into the fields for the first time this year – May 9th 2020 – and they are loving it 🙂 In the background … Continue reading
I stumbled upon the music of Claude Debussy, Classical Music for Reading, Studying and Relaxation, and this is just one image from the slideshow of artworks to support the music. The girl caught my eye. Who is she? I wondered. … Continue reading
Tonight our king King Willem Alexander, spoke to the nation on the occasion of our Nationale Remembrance Day. It was an unusual speech, personal almost, confessing of his discomfort with his grandmother’s way of communicating with her people during the … Continue reading