Tag Archives : water


42. River Pleasure (about Banded demoiselles) 1

The longer you’re shooting, the more you’ll discover what’s your cup of tea and what’s not. Just like the real life. At the beginning, you try everything and just can’t get enough. Gradually, you become more discerning, which helps you to avoid things that just don’t suit you. To quote the tidy up guru Marie […]

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34. The Night Heron or Backpack Quack (untranslatable Dutch pun*) 1

Herons aren’t familiar for their refinement. Too often, I watched them fly the streets like a drunk, leaving a trail of nearly beheaded cyclists, due to a literally heavy meal. Or worse: they catch a fish, so big that –oops, silly detail- it just doesn’t fit through their throat. Oh well, some animals are simply […]


32. Ducklings All Ditches United 3

On one of my bike rides, I came across one of my favorite topics: baby ducklings! Squeaky brakes and a firm jump immediately brought me at duck level. Moments like these must be taken advantage of as baby ducks have a busy schedule and are gone before you know it. Indeed…not so long after my […]

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24. Fox Reflections: What does the Fox See? 7

Foxes don’t seem to swim an awful lot, but suspiciously often I see them standing along the waterfront. So the question is….what are they doing there? Of course they might just be thirsty and by lack of a tap,they use channels, lakes or ditches to satisfy their needs. And on hot days they might just […]


24. Fox Reflections: What does the Fox See? 5

Foxes don’t seem to swim an awful lot, but suspiciously often I see them standing along the waterfront. So the question is….what are they doing there? Of course they might just be thirsty and by lack of a tap,they use channels, lakes or ditches to satisfy their needs. And on hot days they might just […]