Author Archives: Reinier

Goodbye Apple

You might wonder what such a title is doing on a photography blog. I’ll come to that in a minute. My previous post contained a videoclip. In it Hans Aarsman explained that one of the reasons he’s still taking photographs … Continue reading

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Photodetective

Attended Hans Aarsman’s theatreshow “The Aarsman Projection” the other day. Hans Aarsman is a former photo journalist who used to work for Dutch newspapers and published several books. But as of late he’s not a professional photographer anymore, but dedicated … Continue reading

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No Capture NX3, but NX-D instead

Almost silently, at least I missed it, Nikon released a Beta version of their Capture NX tool end of February this year. It’s called NX-D ( for Developer) and will replace NX 2 on its final release. If you’re interested, … Continue reading

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Colour Management

In my photography endeavours so far, I haven’t given the area of colour management very much attention. Sure, I do have a colorimeter and I do calibrate my monitor “every now and then”. But that’s as far as it goes, … Continue reading

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Self-portrait feedback

On the self-portrait I published in the previous post (see here), I received a number of comments. Some people didn’t like the fact that the wet plate artifacts (or markings) crossed my face, especially my nose and eyes. In my … Continue reading

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A digital wet plate self-portrait

One of this year’s assignments of my local camera club is ¬†self-portraits. I’m not particularly keen on this. Like many others, I don’t like to see myself on pictures. For whatever reason. But I gave it a shot, nevertheless. As … Continue reading

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Does it make sense?

Our human senses enable us to experience external factors and, therefore, interpret the world around us. First of all, we can label things by seeing, hearing, feeling, smelling and tasting them. For instance, our taste allows us to determine if … Continue reading

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Landscape tryout

A couple of weeks ago I attended a presentation by Wilco Dragt about landscape photography. Wilco is a fine art photographer and, as far as photography is concerned, he does nothing but landscapes. Over the years he has developed his … Continue reading

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Reminiscing

What do you do when you suffer from a shutterblock? Well, for one thing, you don’t take any new pictures. Instead I find myself going back to the past. I happened to come across a bunch of old black and … Continue reading

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Shutterblock

Just like to coin a new word here: shutterblock. I suffer from it. It is the equivalent of a writer’s block. Like an author can stare at a blank sheet of paper for hours (or days, weeks, months) without writing … Continue reading

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