Shorter focal lengths

10/08/2008By MarijnBirds

My 500mm lens is currently under repair because of some cosmetic damage it got from when I dropped it on a concrete pavement some time ago. My next longest lens is a 70-200/4, quite a gap in milimeters! When I found two immature kingfishers near my home, I decided to give it a try with … Read More

Tritone conversion

06/08/2008By MarijnUncategorized

Today a travel image from Marrakesh, taken last year. I liked the original color image a lot, but felt it would convey the dark ‘tea-house-mood’ better in B&W. Instead of a plain B&W conversion, I chose tritone, a technique that gives an ‘antique’ feel to your image. Basically, it’s just B&W with two colors added … Read More

Follow the crowds

05/08/2008By MarijnUncategorized

Well, normally I try to go my own way in photography and I hate following the crowds. For this one time, I had to make an exception and be the next in (the long) line of people to have their own weblog. But for a reason: I simply cannot find the time to update my … Read More