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Kyoto, Traditional

While visiting the Kiyomizu Temple complex, we were lucky to walk into two traditionally dressed Geisha girls which were posing for some  ‘real photographers’.

One of the next days, we witnessed  the beginning of wedding in traditional Japanese clothing.

That’s it for now!


Kyoto, the temples

The Golden Pavilion. This is one of sacral places Japanese schoolchildren  visit during their education.  Although this magnificent building is located in the middle of a park at the shore of a lake, due to the overflow of visitors it is rather hectic than quiet over there. Continue reading


Kyoto, Japan

A lot (and I really mean ‘a lot’) of travel pictures are waiting for me to select and process them. Time is the issue…
But I am glad to say that I finally managed to go through the pictures I took in Japan last year! I spent a couple of days in Kyoto for other business, but ‘before and after’ I had the chance to visit some of the magnificent temples and pavilions in the green surroundings of this big city.

certainly more to come!


one of the promising Belgian artists, who gratefully accepted two Music Industry Awards or “MIA’s“. She came out as best in both the categories “Best Pop” and “Best female Singer”. The music is a nice and original mix of soul and pop, best known of the summer hit  “I don’t wanna dance

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walk in wintertime… (2)
January 7, 2010, 2:00 pm
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Three more pictures I took enjoying the wonderful landscape created by Mr. Frost. This time I focused on the remaining snowflakes which were hardly trying to balance on the twigs and to withstand the morning sun.

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Walk in wintertime…
January 5, 2010, 5:37 pm
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with my new Sigma Macro lens (150mm/2.8).

I was looking  (read:gazing) already a while for a real macro lens. After reading a couple of reviews (among other the one from Sam Mannaerts), I decided to go for the Sigma 150mm which should combine ultimate sharpness and a nice DOF.

Here are some results of my first experience outside with this wonderful piece of glass!

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A New Year, a first blog,…
January 2, 2010, 10:38 pm
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,good intentions and…

The fist blog of hopefully a lot to come this year

above all, my best wishes to all of you!