Corvatsch; Swiss Alps; Zwitserland

Nature and Travel Photography

burrowing owl, holenuil, konijnenuil

Burrowing owl under the rainbow, Diessen, the Netherlands (Athene cunicularia). Nominated in the photo contest of National Geographic NL 2018 and published globally by National Geographic (2018).


Canon EOS 5D Mark III   *   420 mm   *   1/1250s   *   f/5,6   *  ISO 160

burrowing owl, holenuil, konijnenuil

Burrowing owl showering in a rainbow, Diessen, the Netherlands (Athene cunicularia). Published as a story on Our Foto World and A Visual Diary (2020).


Canon EOS 5D Mark III   *   420 mm   *   1/2000s   *   f/6,3   *  ISO 160

Pheasant, male pheasant, bird behavior

Beauty up close, male pheasant (Phasianus colchicus), De Cocksdorp, Texel, the Netherlands. Published and story winner in the photo contest "Photography evokes Painting" on Photowalk Global (2020).

Canon EOS 5D Mark III   *   300 mm   *   1/640s   *   f/8,0   *  ISO 1250

Alp flix, Graubunden, Switzerland

Alp Flix like a painting, Graubunden, Switzerland. Shortlisted in the prestigious photo contest Siena Creative Photo Awards 2020. Multi-exposure image.


Canon EOS 5D Mark III   *   27 mm   *   0,8s   *   f/22   *  ISO 100

puffins, papegaaiduikers, Skomer

I will never leave you, Atlantic puffins (Fratercula arctica), Skomer Island, United Kingdom. Published by National Geographic NL in the calendar 2021. Nominated in "My Best 2019" photo contest of Photowalk Global.

Canon EOS 5D Mark III   *   300 mm   *   1/400s   *   f/7,1   *  ISO 800

puffins, papegaaiduikers, Skomer

Into the golden light, Atlantic puffins (Fratercula arctica), Skomer Island, United Kingdom. Published globally by National Geographic Your Shot in the "Daily Dozen", June 17, 2019.

Canon EOS 5D Mark III   *   300 mm   *   1/400s   *   f/7,1   *  ISO 800

Grab a tasty bite in the snow, barn owl (Tyto alba), Diessen, the Netherlands. Published in a story on A Visual Diary (2020).

Canon EOS 5D Mark III   *   300 mm   *   1/500s   *   f/5,6   *  ISO 800

Gorp en Roovert, Goirle, Oude Leij

Snow glowing golden hot and cold, Gorp en Roovert, Goirle, the Netherlands.

Canon EOS 5D Mark III   *   17 mm   *   1/500s   *   f/9,0   *  ISO 1250

fire bugs, vuurwantsen, bloedwantsen

Mesmerizing, adult and juvenile fire bugs (Pyrrhocoris apterus), Diessen, the Netherlands. Shortlisted in the prestigious photo contest Nature Photographer of the Year 2020 (NPOTY).

Canon EOS 5D Mark III   *   90 mm   *   1/100s   *   f/13   *  ISO 1250

broken ice, ice black and white, ijs, ijsscherven

Razorblades, sharp ice crystals in a farmland ditch, Gorp en Roovert, Goirle, the Netherlands


Canon EOS-1D Mark II N   *   300 mm   *   1/200s   *   f/4   *  ISO 100

ice, glacier ice, Spitsbergen, Svalbard, gletsjer

Into the blue glacier, Hindelopestretet, Spitsbergen (Svalbard), Norway. Exhibited in the entrance hall of water laboratory AQUON Breda & Tiel (2015-2019), the Netherlands.

Canon EOS-1D Mark II N   *   378 mm   *   1/1000s   *   f/6,3   *  ISO 400

trollfjord, Lofoten, snow, mountain, pink mountain

Pink mountain, Trollfjord, Lofoten, Norway.



Canon EOS-1D Mark II N   *   176 mm   *   1/640s   *   f/5,6   *  ISO 1000

polar bears, ijsberen, spitsbergen, svalbard

Stick your nose out, polar bear mother with 1 year old cub (Ursus maritimus), Liefdefjorden, Spitsbergen (Svalbard), Norway. Published in Wild Planet Photo Magazine, June 2020, United Kingdom.


Canon EOS-1D Mark II N   *   500 mm   *   1/4000s   *   f/8   *  ISO 400

polar bears, ijsberen, Spitsbergen, Svalbard

Yawning, polar bear mother with 1 year old cub (Ursus maritimus), Liefdefjorden, Spitsbergen (Svalbard), Norway. Exhibited in the entrance hall of the water laboratory AQUON Breda & Tiel (2015-2019) and in the physiotherapist practice of De Leyhoeve, Tilburg (2021), the Netherlands.

Canon EOS-1D Mark II N   *   630 mm   *   1/4000   *   f/8   *  ISO 400

brown bears, bruine beren, Vartius, Finland

Comfort, brown bear mother with cub (Ursus arctos), Vartius, Kuusamo, Finland.



Canon EOS 5D Mark III   *   300 mm   *   1/500s   *   f/7,1   *  ISO 2500

eekhoorn, red squirrel, squirrel

Jumping league, red squirrel (Sciurus vulgaris), Noord-Brabant, the Netherlands. Published and story winner in the photo contest "Water" of Photowalk Global (2020) & published in FOTOSOFIE Magazine #13 (due Spring 2021).

Canon EOS 5D Mark III   *   300 mm   *   1/2000s   *   f/4   *  ISO 3200

oystercatchers, scholeksters, wad, wadden, Ameland

Oystercatchers on wing, (Haematopus ostralegus), Ameland, De Wadden, the Netherlands. Published in the biology book "Koekoek! Een delta vol Leven" by Edo van Uchelen (2015).

Canon EOS-1D Mark II N   *   420 mm   *   1/1600s   *   f/8   *  ISO 200

European white-tailed eagle, Europese zeearend, Polen

Into the storm, European white-tailed eagle (Haliaeetus albicilla), Oderdelta, Poland. Published as a story on A Visual Diary (2020).


Canon EOS-1D Mark II N   *   529 mm   *   1/2500s   *   f/5,6   *  ISO 320

eekhoorn, red squirrel, squirrel, forest

Splashing ahead, red squirrel (Sciurus vulgaris), Noord-Brabant, the Netherlands. Published as inspiration on the platform of the YouPic Community (2020).

Canon EOS 5D Mark III   *   420 mm   *   1/2000s   *   f/5,6   *  ISO 3200

acorn, nut, eikel, autumn, herfst

Belong, acorn with its cap, Goirle, the Netherlands.



Canon EOS 5D Mark III   *   90 mm   *   1/80s   *   f/2,8   *  ISO 100

Bargerveen, reflectie, reflection, forest

Mirroring colors, naturereserve Bargerveen, Drenthe, the Netherlands. Multi-exposure image. Published as Editor's Favorite in the photo contest "Water" on Photowalk Global (2020).

Canon EOS 5D Mark III   *   90 mm   *   1/15s   *   f/16   *  ISO 100

long-eared owl chick, owl, ransuil

Look into the bright future, long-eared owl chick (Asio otus), Diessen, the Netherlands.


Canon EOS 5D Mark III   *   300 mm   *   1/4000s   *   f/10   *  ISO 1600

zonsopkomst, sunrise, Diessen

On my way to the Sun, Diessen, the Netherlands. 


Canon EOS 5D Mark III   *   40 mm   *   1/1600s   *   f/6,3   *  ISO 250

long-eared owl, owl, owlet, ransuil, owl chick, bird of prey

A bright fluffy world, long-eared owl chick (Asio otus), Diessen, the Netherlands. 

Canon EOS 5D Mark III   *   300 mm   *   1/100s   *   f/10   *  ISO 1600

Liquid gold, red squirrel (Sciurus vulgaris), Noord-Brabant, the Netherlands. Selected and published as Photo of the Week in a challenge about colors, week 1, on Photowalk Global (2021).

Canon EOS 5D Mark III   *   300 mm   *   1/1000s   *   f/4,5   *  ISO 2500

Water festivity, European jay (Garrulus glandarius), Noord-Brabant, the Netherlands. Published as inspiration on the platform of the YouPic Community (2020).

Canon EOS 5D Mark III   *   300 mm   *   1/2000s   *   f/2,0   *  ISO 2500

European white-tailed eagles, Europese zeearenden, Polen

Kick-boxing, juvenile European white-tailed eagles (Haliaeetus albicilla), Central Poland. 

Canon EOS 5D Mark III   *   560 mm   *   1/1000s   *   f/8,0   *  ISO 1000

great tits, koolmeesjes

Back off, great tits (Parus major), Noord-Brabant, the Netherlands. 


Canon EOS 5D Mark III   *   420 mm   *   1/1328s   *   f/5,6   *  ISO 1250

sunrise, red morning, zonsopkomst, rood

Red monday, Turkaa, Diessen, the Netherlands.


Canon EOS 5D Mark III   *   29 mm   *   1/8s   *   f/22   *  ISO 250

brilduiker, goldeneye, bird behavior

Show off, common goldeneye courtship (Bucephala clangula), Friesland, the Netherlands.

Canon EOS-1D Mark II N   *   378 mm   *   1/640s   *   f/5,6   *  ISO 200

Bad feather day, northern goshawk (Accipiter gentilis), Noord-Brabant, the Netherlands.

Canon EOS 5D Mark III   *   300 mm   *   1/1328s   *   f/5,6   *  ISO 6400

Vlaamse gaai, jay, European jay, bird behavior

Waterplay, European jay (Garrulus glandarius), Noord-Brabant, the Netherlands.

Canon EOS 5D Mark III   *   420 mm   *   1/1000s   *   f/5,6   *  ISO 3200

sundew, oblong-leaved sundew, vegetation, kleine zonnedauw

Sticky red, oblong-leaved sundew (Drosera intermedia), naturereserve De Regte Heide, Goirle/Riel, the Netherlands.

Canon EOS 5D Mark III   *   300 mm   *   1/1328s   *   f/5,6   *  ISO 6400

Sphagnum capillifolium, red peatmoss, peatmoss, vegetation

It's all RED, seed caps of red peatmoss (Sphagnum capillifolium), Julma Olkky, Kuusamo area, Finland.

Canon EOS-1D Mark II N   *   113 mm   *   1/25s   *   f/5,6   *  ISO 400

Fossilized, slab with beautiful details of a fern tree (Tietea singularis) from 300 million years ago, Permian period,, homestudio, the Netherlands. Published as Editor's Favorite in the photo contest "Macro" on Our Foto World (2020).

Canon EOS 5D Mark III   *   90 mm   *   1,3s   *   f/13   *  ISO 125

Dream along, sundown at the estuary of the Oder Delta, Poland.




Canon EOS-1D Mark II N   *   420 mm   *   1/1000s   *   f/5,6   *  ISO 200

beech marten, marten, steenmarter, marter, scavenger, predator, nocturnal, stone marten, house marten, white breasted marten

Out in the open, beech marten (Martes foina)  foraging for food, Drenthe, the Netherlands.


Canon EOS 5D Mark III   *   300 mm   *   1/125s   *   f/4   *  ISO 4000

European badger, das, scavenger, nocturnal

Mirror mirror, European badger (Meles meles) in the middle of the night, Drenthe, the Netherlands. Published by Zoom.NL Magazine - Course about animal photography, issue June 2020.

Canon EOS 5D Mark III   *   300 mm   *   1/125s   *   f/4   *  ISO 4000

Golden glow, a lonely tree just tips the water surface, Turkaa, Diessen, the Netherlands. 


Canon EOS 5D Mark III   *   300 mm   *   1/640s   *   f/7,1   *  ISO 500

Eye at the sky, this fish was caught by a fisherman and after the image it was released immediately again, Diessen, the Netherlands. 


Canon EOS 5D Mark III   *   90 mm   *   1/64s   *   f/5,6   *  ISO 500

Three in a row, barn owls (Tyto alba), Diessen, the Netherlands. Published as finalist for the photo contest "We Are One" and jury favorite of the week by Photowalk Global (2020).

Canon EOS 5D Mark III   *   300 mm   *   1/1600s   *   f/5,6   *  ISO 3200

My eyes are always watching, Eurasian sparrowhawk (Accipiter nisus) in the golden glow of autumn, Noord-Brabant, the Netherlands. Published in FOTOSOFIE Magazine #13 (due Spring 2021).

Canon EOS 5D Mark III   *   300 mm   *   1/800s   *   f/4   *  ISO 3200

Fragile, frozen leaves and ice needles in Autumn, Diessen, the Netherlands. Photo stack of 2 photos. Published in FOTOSOFIE Magazine #13 (due Spring 2021).

Canon EOS 5D Mark III   *   90 mm   *   0,5s   *   f/16   *  ISO 100

I will keep you close, frozen leaves in Autumn, Diessen, the Netherlands. Published in FOTOSOFIE Magazine #13 (due Spring 2021). 


Canon EOS 5D Mark III   *   90 mm   *   1/5s   *   f/13   *  ISO 100