Viewer

Most of the recent posts are about making photos. The craft of creating a compelling image is a fascinating subject, as it touches both a technical side,  pure craft, and a creative, imaginative side, which tends more towards the black arts of art.

There is also the side of being a viewer. Watch a photo, look at it carefully. Let your imagination, rational thoughts run with it. Find a superficiality or depth. Try to understand its maker and the message (if any).

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Never forget

Today, May 4th, in the Netherlands, it is memorial day; a moment to remember in silence the high price paid for the freedom we enjoy today. Tomorrow, on Liberation Day, we celebrate this freedom. And we’re really lucky to live in one of the most free countries in the world.

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