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  • The Morning Quarry

    Sides of the Sun

    As you can probably imagine, the sun has a huge impact on landscape photos. It can make or brake a scene. Choosing the right time can turn a bland picture into a feast for the eyes. Some scenes look best with an early morning sun on them. Others glow under the last rays of the…

  • Covered in Mist

    Keep Walking

    While on an early morning hiking this last weekend, the surroundings kept teasing me with parts of nice photos. It was early enough that the sun hadn’t removed the thin white layer of ice left on the landscape by the cold night. But although everything looked beautiful and peaceful, I couldn’t see a good composition…

  • Hiking in Tyrol

    The vacation destination for this year: Sankt Anton am Arlberg in Tyrol (Austria). One week of mountain air and lots of going up and down instead of the usual flat hikes.

  • The Heather in Bloom

    The heather in bloom, it is a lovely sight to behold. There is a nature reserve about a mile from home called Tenhaagdoornheide.

  • Trees in the forest

    The Status of the Digital

    After the update about the analog experiment in the previous post, I figured it would be a good idea to follow that up with an update on the digital side of things.

  • A dozen steps and a turn

    During this morning’s walk, the following view showed itself next to the walking path:

  • Why didn’t you try again?

    How often do you see a view you like, take a picture, and move on, only to find later that the photo doesn’t look as impressive as you remember it? Something I learned from getting into photography is: why didn’t you try again?

  • Known places, Unknown sights

    How often have you seen a photograph of some far away holiday destination, and it made you think of how much more interesting the world starts to look the further you get away from your own home? But for the people who live in those far away places, those views are something they see every day.…

  • Slightly Frozen

    No precipitation on a Saturday, so that means giving the dog some exercise with a walk in nature. The walking area of choice for today? Kelchterhoef in Houthalen-Helchteren, Belgium.