Rotterdam 9:16

Aspect ratio: What is it and why use it?

I have got a website update for you! Not many people dwell on the fact that something called “aspect ratio” affects the compositions they use in their photographs. Sure, on Instagam we all use the 1:1 ratio (until shortly), but what does this mean? I have written a page for you to explain what Aspect Ratio is and how

Middelbug 4:3 ratio

Update: Five tips to add depth to your photos!

Try catching a ball with one eye closed. That is difficult, right? Your brain needs both eyes to see the world three dimensional. Because your camera only has one eye (the lens), it can only record the two dimensions height and width. But how can we still create a sense of the third dimension, namely depth? I

Rotterdam

How to get popular on Flickr

Those of you on Flickr might have heard about “Explore”. This is a page where photos with most social activity (favourites and comments) are displayed. These photos are selected using a secret algorithm. Getting on Explore is a race for on-line fame, and recently I’ve achieved a bit fame. For the first time, two of my photos were selected on Flickr

Farm in Kortenhoef, The Netherlands.

A tourist at home (Part 1)

The summer is coming to an end, and so is the travelling season. But I love to travel! Seeing distant places, experiencing different cultures, and enjoying the good life with fine cuisine. Whenever I am visiting a foreign country, I look at old buildings and tell myself: “We have this at home too. I should visit some nice places in

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