Black Swan – Regular Random

I live in front of one of the many canals of Amsterdam, together with many ducks, seagulls, swans and other birds. I had never seen a black swan though, until today. There were two in front of my house.

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From Every Angle

This is my entry for this week’s WP Photo Challenge: From Every Angle. Photos made with an iphone5 of the bridge (Muiderspoorbrug) for train and pedestrian’s  at Amsterdam Rhine Canal.  Edited with Silver Efex Pro2 (high structure and contrast).

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Photo101 Rehab hosts Available Light: start playing

Being a night person, I usually find time for taking pictures at dusk or night. Sunset, diffused or artificial lighting, candle-light or moonshine apply their charm and flair to the picture. However, how often have we failed in capturing the atmosphere with only the remaining light available?

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The Changing Seasons #6

I joined in January the Monthly Photo Challenge: The Changing Seasons, which runs from the 7th to the 15th day of the month throughout the year, hosted by Cardinal Guzman. Last month I shot one of the busiest areas of Amsterdam city center. I showed masses of tourists occupying the city. Well, the situation hasn’t changed and there are […]

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Sally D’s Mobile Photography Challenge: Challengers’ Choice

This is bridge number 80 built in 1903 in Amsterdam. It is considered a monument because of the aesthetic quality of the design and its importance for the image of the city.  It was designed by the Department of Bridges of the Public Services of the City Council. The bridge is in the so-called ‘Entrepot Dock’ area, […]

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Sally D’s Mobile Photography Challenge: Black and White

One of my favorite places to ride my racebike is the cycle route up to the fishing village of Marken. This route is the best way to spend a summer day and it is also a popular route amongst locals and tourists. You can cycle along the picturesque dyke houses all the way through Durgerdam, a village […]

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Image Resurrection

Join me while learning from the very talented Desley’s Image Reboot experiences, how to work with LightRoom editing and save lost photos. I am going to show a sort of ‘resurrection’ of an image that I totally messed up with while shooting on manual, and forgetting to change settings from the shot before that. With Lightroom’s editing possibilities, I performed a few […]

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The Changing Seasons #5

I joined in January the Monthly Photo Challenge: The Changing Seasons, which runs from the 7th to the 15th day of the month throughout the year, hosted by Cardinal Guzman. This month I’m shooting one of the busiest areas of Amsterdam. I will take you for a 5 minutes walk from Central Station, going through Damrak and […]

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