Monthly:November 2017

Château artillery

900 years of history  This castle in a small town in Northern France has its roots in the 12th century but up until the 19th century parts and floors have been added. Baron Of all its owners, the last one may very well have been the most exciting character judging by the size of the artillery piece in the salon.  “He clearly lived before the wireless security camera era….“ Staircases and tricycles The building has several interesting architectual components as […]

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Elegance

Wow, what a beautiful location which has held back time very well. The dust and holes in the ceiling clearly show that the place has been empty for quite a while now. What a shame that no one is taking care of this place any longer. “What type of family tragedies need to happen for such a loverly place to be left ownerless?”  I wonder. I capture picturesque images that blur the line between photos and paintings. When I’ve set […]

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School is out

A short history lesson I like quessing what used to go on in the places I visit even more than I like actually knowing it.  In this case the historic facts are very clear.   This  place was buil a monestary in the early 1900’s and used to house handicapt children at first. It remained a sanctuary for handicapt children even after the monks left in the years leading up to WW II. During WW II quite a few people unfortunately […]

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Behind bars, an Abandoned prison in the hard of the Netherlands

In an abandoned prison in the centre of the Netherlands I capture the relative beauty of a building designed solely for efficiency and safety. Beauty can be found almost every where. In light, colours, patterns or composition. In this prison the light in particular brought a little sparkle to a place that undoubtedly has seen its fair share of sorrow and despair   ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]

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