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In this blog I write about stuff I care about. I care about a lot of things: Art, Cinema, History, Photography, Technology & Travel. I like to travel, visit museums, enjoy the art, shoot pictures.

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  • Ancient art photo gallery
    on Jan 3, 2016 in Art Photography art photography
    For more than a decade now, I shoot photos of ancient art in museums around the world. A particular favorite of mine is ancient Egyptian art. At the start of 2016 I have about 1400 photos of Egyptian art. In 2002, I started out with a simple Sony dig...
  • The incredible but true story of the Gemma Constantiniana
    on May 6, 2015 in Art History art history
    Introduction May 4th, 2015 we visited the Rijksmuseum van Oudheden in Leiden on a whim, because we read the museum would be closed for renovations, at least for the rest of the year. The Egyptian department is my favorite, so we went there first. Bu...
  • Harmen van der Woude (15 Aug 1962 – 19 Feb 1985)
    on May 16, 2014 in Art art history
    Looking back at the family photos of my youth, it seems my brother Harmen and I were inseparable. It seems strange, because when we were older we chose very different paths. Harmen liked drawing pictures and received the highest marks for them in ele...
  • Jacob-Cornelisz van Oostsanen exhibition in Amsterdam and Alkmaar
    on May 7, 2014 in Art art history photography
    October 2013 I visited the Museo di Capodimonte in Naples, Italy. After having seen many great Italian masterpieces my eye caught something different. "This is not Italian, this looks more Northern European" I mumbled to myself. Lo and beh...
  • New lens Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS II USM
    on Apr 27, 2014 in Photography
    Recently I got to test my new Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS II USM in the field on a two day trip to Italy. I am really happy with this lens. It is tack sharp!  ...
  • Two day trip to Verona, Vicenza and Padua
    on Apr 20, 2014 in Travel art travel
    Just got back from a two day trip to Verona, Vicenza and Padua. In Verona we went to the San Zeno Maggiore church in order to see the Andrea Mantegna's San Zeno Altarpiece. In and near Vicenza we saw a lot of buildings designed by Andrea Palladio and...
  • My new EOS 5D mark III camera
    on Dec 19, 2013 in Photography photography
    As of December 19th 2013 I am the proud owner of a brand new Canon EOS 5D mark III digital camera. I have taken it on a trip to the Western part of the USA over the Xmas holidays and I am ready to share my first impressions:  The photo...
  • Disneyland Paris
    on Jul 14, 2013 in News news
    This weekend we went to Disneyland Paris. For three days in a row we were mangled, turned up side down, dropped from 10th floor, launched like a rocket, splashed and otherwise assaulted. All this for fun! I was totally exhausted after this.We were lu...
  • Two famous inhabitants of the San Marco convent in Florence Italy
    on Oct 31, 2012 in Travel art history photography travel
    Last week we were in Italy again (-: . The weather was great, the food as delicious as always and we spent many hours visiting museums, churches and other interesting sites. There is a whole list of things to talk about: The Uffizi in Florence, the n...
  • Unnamed sculpture by Jean van der Poll
    on Sep 22, 2012 in Art art
    This week we bought a little sculpture by Jean van der Poll. Officially it is untitled and it is listed as made in 1969. We call it "girl with ball". For the last three years this statue sat on our living room table. My wife's daughters Lis...
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