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
Newbie - how to enhance my PP? Retouching 4 days ago
Lauralynn picture for play and new edit Retouching 1 week ago
Is it photography or fauxtography Retouching 2 weeks ago
Can you do better Retouching 2 weeks ago
What retouching software do you use? Retouching 2 weeks ago
Can you provide a better background for this portrait ... ? Retouching 3 weeks ago
Simple ambiance adjustment? Retouching 1 month ago
Cloning question Retouching 1 month ago
blown whites Retouching 2 months ago
Karen for Retouch Retouching 2 months ago
My first photoshop edit Retouching 2 months ago
Why is the clasic A7/9 look not on Sony's A-line ... ? Sony Alpha SLR/SLT A-mount Talk 3 months ago
Ideas to improve/enhance this photo please Retouching 3 months ago
My pictures are not sharp :-( Retouching 3 months ago
Adobe: Time to say good-bye?! Retouching 3 months ago
For beautification or play. Retouching 3 months ago
Fixing a genuine in field mistake in post processing Retouching 3 months ago
Comments wanted on a portrait retouching Retouching 4 months ago
Minolta/Sony500mm F8 AF lens,...a comment. Sony Alpha SLR/SLT A-mount Talk 4 months ago
Weekly Project # 27 Retouching 4 months ago
Dear Retouching, How could this photo be improved? Retouching 4 months ago
Software for portrait retouching Retouching 4 months ago
From black and white to a painting - Ingrid Bergman Retouching 4 months ago
A portrait of my daughter - any suggestions? Retouching 4 months ago
Where would I start with Improving this Retouching 5 months ago
Accidentally shot in JPEG - can photos still be edited/adjusted? Retouching 6 months ago
How did I get from Retouching 6 months ago
Best wishes to all of you ... Retouching 7 months ago
To Much HDR Retouching 7 months ago
difficult for me Retouching 7 months ago
It's amazing what can be done with Paint Retouching 7 months ago
Pretty Mountain Girl with Ugly Birthmark Retouching 7 months ago
Properly edited? Retouching 7 months ago
too difficult for me Retouching 7 months ago
My most important smudge painting this year Retouching 9 months ago
Which one I should buy? sony a99ii vs sony a7rii vs canon EOS 5D Mark IV Camera, Lens and System Buying Advice 10 months ago
Sony A99: Kind of a great camera, even in 2016 Sony Alpha SLR/SLT A-mount Talk 10 months ago
Full Moon at Sunrise over Miami, Saturday, September 17, 2016 Sony Alpha SLR/SLT A-mount Talk 10 months ago
This month through your Sony A Mount Camera - July 2016 Sony Alpha SLR/SLT A-mount Talk 11 months ago
"New" a99ii rumor Sony Alpha SLR/SLT A-mount Talk 11 months ago
real estate HDR photographers, how do you process? Can you show me examples... Retouching Jul 24, 2016
Sony lens advice for milky way photos Sony Alpha SLR/SLT A-mount Talk Jul 20, 2016
Some simple bird shots with the 500/8 reflex .... Sony Alpha SLR/SLT A-mount Talk May 28, 2016
High end retoucher wanted Retouching May 14, 2016
HDR: the difference between Fusion and Tone mapping? Retouching Apr 28, 2016
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