For the local library I hosted two workshops. One focussed on landscape photography and the other on wildlife photography. On the first evening Joost and I give a presentation about the theory and the next week we meet in the field so the participants can put the theory into practice.
On the evening the evening we planned the landscape photography it was raining cats and dogs so we agreed to meet the next Monday. After the grey and raining evening we where treated with a fantastic sunset. It was slightly clouded but at the horizon the setting sun illuminated the sky in many colors.
I used the 10-20mm Sigma wide angle on the 7D (1.7 magnification) and took a low angle position. Actually I just [...]
The only day we had snowfall was just after Christmass, exact that day I was leading a private workshop. There was a distinct line that ran south of The Hague, everything north to that was green and the more you went south the more snow there was, We started the day photographing geese in the snow. Because the birds had trouble finding grass they where very mobile and soon headed north. We had some nice opportunities with flocks flying right overhead. The snow reflected the light which illuminated the birds from underneath.
We ended that day at the Brouwersdam where there's always something to photograph. There where few birds but six Grey Seals where playing near the shore. Before we sat down the seals where [...]