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Week 43! Two photographs of Grey heron (Ardea cinerea), the first one shows a juvenile individual and the second one an adult.

The grey heron is very common here in The Netherlands, also in urban environments. Here in Amsterdam, they are ever present and well adapted to modern city life. They hunt as usual, but also visit street markets and snackbars.

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Week 42! Autumn is definitely here… 5 pics:

(i) Composition by mother nature

(ii) Soaking up as much light as possible

(iii) Last bee of this year?

(iv) Unedited flower shot

(v) Same shot – Heavily edited version; fun, but not my style


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Week 41! Today I photographed some mushrooms (no idea what kind!), and a small fruit fly (Drosophila melanogaster?) who was sitting on one of the “rooftops” 🙂


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Stat 1- Every two days, there are more pictures being taken than in the whole history of film photography.

Stat 2- There are more pictures being taken by iPhone than any other camera (~65%).

Stat 3- Before this weekend is over, there will be more photographs than bricks in the world. (Bricks!)

Mind-blowing, right?

It makes me wonder, is there any point in taking photographs anymore, or has everything been done already?

Here are two pictures I’ve taken with my iPhone. I like both of them, even if they’re not particularly interesting or unique in any way. So is it okay to share them, or have we reached a point where we’ve had enough?

(1) The Hirschgebouw on Leidseplein, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

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(2) Autumn colours in Stadsparken, Jönköping, Sweden

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Some pictures I took in Sweden last weekend:

(1) A little Eurasian red squirrel (Sciurus vulgaris) peeking out from behind a tree

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(2) Small mushrooms growing on a fallen tree trunk

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(3) Clematis seed heads up close

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(4) The autumn colours were wonderful. I was lucky; the day after I left it started to snow 🙂

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Week 42! Apologies for the slow update.. I haven’t used my regular cameras at all in the past months, but instead I’ve been shooting analogue with Diana Mini and an old Konica – first film rolls are developed and the results are Terrible but Fun 🙂  Anyway, today I went to the forest and I brought my PS as well:

(1) Grey heron (Ardea cinerea)

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(2) Mushroom family

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(3) Sporophyte of the moss

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The yellow maple leaves are stubbornly hanging on and enjoying a bit of sunshine after the storm

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ps. A tip I picked up at Etcetera Etcetera Etcetera: If you prefer to open the original post rather than the pop-up in your Reader, click the time stamp or the word count at the bottom of the Reader notice instead of the post title!