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December 7, 2015 / leonie

Eindhoven Glow 2015

Finally, a new blog post with some photo’s of this year’s Glow festival in Eindhoven. For more information on the light art works, visit the Glow website:

May 21, 2015 / leonie

The lone tree

It has been a while since the last post, moving house took more time than I anticipated.

This image was taken last Fall when we went for a walk on the moor to the south of where we live. I like the form of the tree.and how it stands out from the rest.

lone tree

November 18, 2014 / leonie

Eindhoven Glow 2014

Last week was the annual festival of light in Eindhoven. Fifty artist made light and sound sculptures and transformed the city in the evening. Apart from the main route through the city there was also the smaller Glow Next at the former Philips site Strijp-S. More interactive and smaller but at least as interesting as the main event. This is an impression:

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July 24, 2014 / leonie


An early summer sunset. The sea was calm and this is a long exposure image with an exposure time of 20 seconds. What was amazing is that the sea gulls stayed in the same place for the full 20 seconds and even longer. One other exposure I took shows one sea gull less ‘substantial’ then the other four: he (or she) took off about halfway through the taking of the picture.

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June 15, 2014 / leonie

Abstract in Rotterdam

A few weeks ago I visited Rotterdam with a photo group. Rotterdam has great opportunities for photographing if you like the urban and street photography. We had a great day, certainly also worth to repeat it and visit some other parts of the city.

This is a part of the Kunsthal.



May 20, 2014 / leonie

A Saint to watch over you

While visiting Malta it was hard not to notice how Catholic the island is. On a lot of street corners one could find Saint statues like this, often behind glass windows.


April 29, 2014 / leonie

Buckets for rain

While on vacation in Malta, this was the view from our apartment. Apart from the typical buildings in Malta it shows that rain is a scarce good on Malta and that it is worth it to place large buckets on the roof to collect the rain. Perhaps to water the plants?

buckets for rain

March 13, 2014 / leonie


The magnolia tree in my garden is full of flowers at the moment, a sign that Winter is over and Spring is here. I like how in the morning the light filters through the flower petals, giving them a fragile appearance while in fact this are pretty sturdy flowers.

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January 17, 2014 / leonie

Mural in progress

I took this photograph a few years ago and liked the combination of the two different images and stiles.

Edit (6/23/2014) Apparently, the mural within the mural of the doctor listening to the heart symbol is of the famous artist Banksy who painted a series of works in San Francisco in 2010.

mural in progress

December 30, 2013 / leonie

Sunset on 2013

The year 2013 is drawing to a close. I hope that it was a good year for you and that 2014 will even be better for you and your family.

sunset 2013