photowalk

Photo walk in my neighborhood

After watching some Canon 7D video's on Youtube I learned couple of new settings for my Canon 7D. I decided to go for a short photo-walk and seek out some images with these settings. The result in 15 minutes is amazing. Nice sunset, colorful buildings and perspective harbor poles. AF point selection: Spot AF

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Faces of People’s Republic of China – Forbidden City Beijing

Last month while staying in China I was able to combine business with pleasure and got the opportunity to visit Forbidden City in Beijing. It took me almost 4 hours to complete the walk from the beginning to the end of the Forbidden City palace. I was lucky the weather condition were perfect to enjoy the sight and taking a nice walk to photograph. I borrowed from my co-worker Micha Sulman his 70-300mm lens and started to take some nice pictures. I captured faces of strangers and I had of fun doing that. The result a amazing set of 15 pictures which I am sharing. The third picture with the young...

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Great wall of China – Badaling China

Last month while combining business with pleasure I visited Great Wall of China at Badaling.  Before going to the wall I visited the Ming Dynasty Tombs where I learned how cold it can be ;-). The temperature was around -10 degrees and the wall was scheduled after lunch. During this time of year (January) it can be very cold. The tour started at 1PM and I had two hours to walk and explore the Great Wall. It was even colder than at Ming Tombs with the cold mountain winds. I took some nice pictures and one panorama at the end. Thanks to Scott Kelby's tips this time the panorama worked out. It...

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Windmills @ Kinderdijk The Netherlands

On a shinny Saturday afternoon my wife and me enjoyed the November sunshine @ Kinderdijk. Kinderdijk is one of those places in the Netherlands where most tourist come while being here. It is a beautiful area and perfect location to take some pictures during our walk there. Kinderdijk is a village in the Netherlands, belonging to the municipality of Nieuw-Lekkerland, in the province South Holland, about 15 km east of Rotterdam. Kinderdijk is situated in a polder at the confluence of the Lek and Noord rivers. To drain the polder, a system of 19 windmills was built around 1740. This group of mills...

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Autumn photowalk @ Frankfurt Germany

Last week my wife and me visited Frankfurt. We had no luck and had a lot of rain during this weekend. Anyhow I was able to take some nice pictures with my new Canon 7D. Click here to see the slide show

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