Lives in Netherlands Schoondijke, Netherlands
Works as a Information Manager Health Care Institutions
Has a website at
Joined on Aug 6, 2004
About me:

- Sony A77 with VG-C77AM vertical battery grip
- KM 7D (2x) with VC-7D vertical battery grip (obsolete)
- Minolta 5600 HS (D)
- Minolta Ring Flash 1200
- Tripod Manfrotto 719B, digi ballhead
- Tripod Vanguard VT-950 (obsolete)
- HP B9180 A3+ printer

- Sigma 12-24 4.5-5.6 (majority of my landscape and architecture pics)
- Minolta 28-70/2.8 G (ideal for taking portraits)
- Minolta 28-135 4-4.5 (most used walkaround, G lens quality)
- Minolta 100 2.8 macro (all my macro's shot with it, mellow DOF/Bokeh)
- Minolta 80-200/2.8 HS APO G (superb, even better than Sony SSL)
- Minolta 500 Reflex 8 Mirror (only this one has AF, average Bokeh though)
- TC Kenko 2x MC7 Teleplus (seldom used).

- Photoshop CS6
- HDR-Soft Photomatix
- Portrait Professional 15
- Perfect Effects 9
- Efex Pro
- Plugins: RPM Beautifier, Fractalius, etc.

Recent activity


Snapshot of threads updated recently in which you have recently participated.

Subject Forum Last post
Comments wanted on a portrait retouching Retouching 2 days ago
Minolta/Sony500mm F8 AF lens,...a comment. Sony Alpha SLR/SLT A-mount Talk 1 week ago
Weekly Project # 27 Retouching 1 week ago
Dear Retouching, How could this photo be improved? Retouching 1 week ago
Software for portrait retouching Retouching 3 weeks ago
From black and white to a painting - Ingrid Bergman Retouching 3 weeks ago
A portrait of my daughter - any suggestions? Retouching 3 weeks ago
Where would I start with Improving this Retouching 1 month ago
Accidentally shot in JPEG - can photos still be edited/adjusted? Retouching 2 months ago
How did I get from Retouching 2 months ago
Best wishes to all of you ... Retouching 3 months ago
To Much HDR Retouching 3 months ago
difficult for me Retouching 3 months ago
It's amazing what can be done with Paint Retouching 3 months ago
Pretty Mountain Girl with Ugly Birthmark Retouching 3 months ago
Properly edited? Retouching 3 months ago
too difficult for me Retouching 3 months ago
My first photoshop edit Retouching 3 months ago
My most important smudge painting this year Retouching 5 months ago
Which one I should buy? sony a99ii vs sony a7rii vs canon EOS 5D Mark IV Camera, Lens and System Buying Advice 6 months ago
Sony A99: Kind of a great camera, even in 2016 Sony Alpha SLR/SLT A-mount Talk 6 months ago
Full Moon at Sunrise over Miami, Saturday, September 17, 2016 Sony Alpha SLR/SLT A-mount Talk 6 months ago
This month through your Sony A Mount Camera - July 2016 Sony Alpha SLR/SLT A-mount Talk 7 months ago
"New" a99ii rumor Sony Alpha SLR/SLT A-mount Talk 7 months ago
real estate HDR photographers, how do you process? Can you show me examples... Retouching 8 months ago
Sony lens advice for milky way photos Sony Alpha SLR/SLT A-mount Talk 8 months ago
Some simple bird shots with the 500/8 reflex .... Sony Alpha SLR/SLT A-mount Talk 10 months ago
High end retoucher wanted Retouching 10 months ago
HDR: the difference between Fusion and Tone mapping? Retouching 11 months ago
Before & after, comments wanted ... Retouching Mar 29, 2016
How can I correct this photo Retouching Feb 25, 2016
Retouched Photo - Help Retouching Feb 24, 2016
Have overly saturated photos become a well accepted trend? Retouching Feb 14, 2016
Help to keep this picture in color Retouching Feb 11, 2016
Need help with a picture Retouching Feb 10, 2016
Anyone up for a retouch? Retouching Feb 3, 2016
Strawberry extracted with Topaz Retouching Jan 29, 2016
Lanzarote ... Landscape and Travel Photography Jan 27, 2016
monastery for play Retouching Jan 15, 2016
Help retouching this landscape shot Retouching Jan 15, 2016
Need Help . . . . Retouching Jan 12, 2016
Stormy sea ... Retouching Dec 29, 2015
Best wishes to all of you .... Retouching Dec 24, 2015
Of all things, photos! Sony Alpha SLR/SLT A-mount Talk Dec 4, 2015
RE: Wanna Play, I Need some help I've done I know to do Retouching Dec 4, 2015
what type of blur/blur technic is this? Retouching Nov 16, 2015
The weird and impressive Minolta 80-200mm f2.8 (white version) Sony Alpha SLR/SLT A-mount Talk Nov 15, 2015
Sony Commited To "A-Mount" Users (interview w/Kenta Honjo of Sony - Pix 2015) Sony Alpha SLR/SLT A-mount Talk Nov 8, 2015
Landscape Photo For Retouching Retouching Oct 28, 2015
Fancy a play? Retouching Oct 12, 2015