During the shooting of the catalog for one of my clients I photographed the work one of my favorite artists: Walasse Ting (Shanghai, October 13, 1929 – New York, May 17, 2010)was a Chinese-American painter. He left China in 1946, lived briefly in Hong Kong  and settled in Paris in 1952. There he met Karel Appel, Asger Jorn and Pierre Alechinsky. In 1957 he went to America and settled in New York, where his work was influenced by pop art and abstract expressionism. From 1989 he lived alternately in New York and Amsterdam, where he and Appel had a studio. In 2002 he became comatose after a stroke, after which he was placed  in a nursing home in Amstelveen. Two weeks before his death he was  moved to New York by his children, where he died at the age of 80. Ting worked with acrylics on rice paper. He painted mostly half naked women who were surrounded by

Green of spring to come

Green of spring to come.


The lunch for today: something from Panos, a Paninibread with chicken with veggie and special sauce.


The taste from my childhood. Nice, soft, sweet and a taste of apple.


New Year’s letters

. I received today New Year’s letters from my grandchildren. They are seven and eight years old the darlings !!!

Open Human Body

Today I bought an Open Human Body from HEMA. It’s a great system to learn where the different organs, in the human body, are located. I try to find a bigger one. And buying a skeleton is also good idea 🙂

At last!

After one month not to be able to take any picture,(inflammation of a hip joint) I installed my shelvingunit to store some new  equipment. I’m ready to organize my next expo on 16/01 in a local cultural center. Title of the expo “Victims of the road”  

Extreme pana cotta

Howard Schatz’s Boxer

This picture, which shows a dramatic atmosphere, by using a good lighting and a good postproduction. The photographer is Howard Schatz and has won a prize. Camera: Hasselblad H2 with Leaf Aptus 75 digital back and 80mm lens, set on tripod six feet back. Shot at 1/125, f11, ISO 50. Lighting: The key light is a medium striplight at f22 boomed slightly in

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