Lives in Netherlands Rossum, Netherlands
Works as a Painter(artistic)
Joined on May 30, 2006
About me:

Alpha 700, KM 7d+ 20/2.8, 50/1.7, 28-75/2.8, 70-210/4, Minolta x700+ 28, 50, 135, 80-200,
Metz 54mz3 flash


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On article Sony a9 Full Review: Mirrorless Redefined (2746 comments in total)
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davids8560: I can't wait till 2029 when I snag one of these off eBay almost NIB complete with two G Master lenses and one of those ancient 512GB UHS-II SD cards for $327.90!

He said 2029, not 19.

Link | Posted on Jun 15, 2017 at 09:38 UTC

These have been available for at least 2 years..In europe at least!

Link | Posted on Apr 26, 2017 at 10:24 UTC as 11th comment
On article The Sony a9 is a 24MP sports-shooting powerhouse (1865 comments in total)
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RandyPD: Now all Sony needs to do is to release the 'Kraken' lenses: 600mm f2.8, 400mm F2.0 and 300mm F1.7, just to shut up the "they don't have enough lenses" naysayers.

..together with the accompanying truck with those lenses..600 2.8 haha

Link | Posted on Apr 21, 2017 at 09:50 UTC
On article Ask the staff: electronic or optical viewfinder? (891 comments in total)
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firemonkey: Why don't jet fighters have an EVF instead of a glass canopy with heads-up display? Because, all its advantages notwithstanding, an EVF would put the pilot at a disadvantage, which would mean losing his plane and his life.

I think the essential problem with EVFs, no matter how good they are, is that they abstract the world away from you. You're no longer looking at the scene in all its immediacy, but rather at a representation of the scene. It's like trying to do photography via closed-circuit TV. That might be interesting in itself, but it's a different experience from being immersed in the environment you're recording.

EVFs confer some advantages, but let us ask ourselves, why are manufacturers pushing EVFs? Is it because of these advantages? Or is it because they are far cheaper to produce than a good optical finder? I contend that it's the latter, and that if money were no issue they would offer optical viewfinders, albeit with the option of a heads-up display.

A photograph is never a depiction of the world as we see it with our own eyes, it is a depiction of choices you make for framing, lenscharacteristics, sensor characteristics and your processing of the file. I never saw a flower with the kind of shallow dof/ creamy bokeh with those eyes of mine for example.

Link | Posted on Mar 15, 2017 at 11:17 UTC

I like her work, especially the fact that the more you stay with a portrait, the more the people she depicts come alive in their 'nakedness'. That and the fact that she was born only 10 km from where I was born. The (mostly) negative comments here don't surprise me at all..unfortunately.

Link | Posted on Mar 12, 2017 at 10:15 UTC as 37th comment
On photo Ruby Red Dress in the High key portrait with RED challenge (9 comments in total)

This is high key?? It's just a white vignette. The face is all plastic. Sorry but all I can say is that she is a beautiful lady. Maybe shoot again and make it more realistic.

Link | Posted on Dec 3, 2016 at 11:15 UTC as 5th comment

He is a friend of a friend of mine..she spent the holidays with his family last summer...inspirational surroundings!

Link | Posted on Mar 26, 2014 at 09:53 UTC as 75th comment
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M Lammerse: Is it only me, or do many see it as the 2014 Sony World Photoshop awards?

^^ huh? ^^ So you want a picture to say something about the camera it's shot with? Brick walls are so Dpr-ish haha

Link | Posted on Mar 23, 2014 at 08:10 UTC
On article Niki Feijen's haunting images of abandoned houses (218 comments in total)

I happen to have a friend (she's dutch just like me) who visited some of the places shown here..none of them looked like these pictures suggest. Being a little bit of an urbexer myself I can manifest there are some places (mostly in Belgium and germany) which are still furnitured (although in debris). The über-romantic pp-ing is something which is really becoming a cliché. Trying to ad a little gothic feeling to the images is not what urbexing is about if you ask me.

Link | Posted on Oct 27, 2013 at 10:13 UTC as 46th comment
On article Niki Feijen's haunting images of abandoned houses (218 comments in total)

Maybe this was unique some 10 years it's just plain cliché. I see it all the time. There are way better urbex pics without the faux HDR look.

Link | Posted on Oct 26, 2013 at 13:20 UTC as 96th comment
On article Just Posted: Sony Alpha SLT-A99 samples gallery (159 comments in total)
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Paulo Ferreira: Who took these samples? Awful, poor light, focusing, framing auto ISO? auto everything? That landscape taken from above with the 16-35 is shameful! You could not have found worse subjects, colours, settings... or maybe I'm wrong and you will still surprise me. Literally shown in a "bad light"

Looks like an attempt at tilt shift miniature..does the a99 have an inbuilt T/S filter?

Link | Posted on Oct 11, 2012 at 10:44 UTC
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