Sinterklaas and six to eight black men

Sinterklaas, aka Saint Nicholas, and his ‘Zwarte Pieten’ arrived in the Netherlands. Instead of Santa Claus we celebrate Sinterklaas on December 5. Why December 5? He has his birthday on that day. Now… Continue reading

My final Ricoh GX200 impressions

Ricoh GX200, f2.9, 1/80 sec, 35mm equivalent, ISO 100, -0.7 EV (B&W jpeg edited in Adobe Lightroom) Late August I posted my first initial impressions of the Ricoh GX200. Being enthusiastic about the… Continue reading

Freedom 2008

During Photomonth 2008, London’s largest photography festival, the Flickr community have been given the opportunity to display photos in the Photomonth Photo-Open exhibition at the Dray Walk Gallery, Old Truman Brewery during 29th October… Continue reading

Around Köln HBF

How to name a city? To this moment I always named this city Cologne on my blog, the English name of this city along the river Rhine in Germany. The Dutch naming is… Continue reading

Photokina 2008

People gathering at the south entrance prior to the opening of the show It was crowded at photokina 2008, I mean really crowded. Especially Canon had large amounts of visitors. Most of them… Continue reading