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There’s music in the air on Hawaii
Bruno Mars said “Hawaii is paradise. It sounds cheesy to say it, but there’s music in the air there”....
The story behind the Lady in Red
This image takes me back to Paris. It was late summer of 2011 and I went back to Europe...
Only use original art to truly make your walls smile
I have a met a few good artist friends at art events who are spending their lives creating beautiful...
Exploring Canada by motorcycle

This is how I collected the photographs for my book A View to Take Home.

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The cure for anything is salt water

I have always loved the beach. I lived close to it in The Hague. The smell of the salty water, the wind in my face, the gentle roar of the waves all combine to create a sense of peace and calm. Someone once said “At the beach, life is different. Time doesn’t move hour to hour but mood to moment. We live by the currents, plan by the tides and follow the sun.”

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My wolf encounters

My wolf encounters

Art October 1, 2016

I’ve had a few close encounters with wolves in the wild – and a lot of people have asked me about my encounters with these special creatures. Here’s the story.

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One of the most expensive photographs I’ve created

“Higher than Empire State” probably has been one of the more expensive photographs to make so far. Some of the key ingredients: return airfare to New York, good weather, a sense of adventure, and a helicopter.

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From Buenos Aires, Argentina to Halifax, Canada
Even though all trips I’ve been on have something special about them, there’s a few destinations that stand out from the many places I’ve been able to visit so far. One of them, as anyone who has ever heard me speak in public will know, is the beautiful city... Read more
Four reasons to visit a local art gallery this weekend

Looking for a way to spend a quiet afternoon doing something new this weekend? How about making a visit to a local art gallery? Even though for some the barrier to walk into a “gallery” might seem high, I think you will be glad you did for a lot of reasons.

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My travel art – almost 200 prints from over 25 destinations around the world (and counting)
“Support living artists, the dead ones don’t need it.” My inspiration comes from traveling all over the world: I fell in love with the exceptional things I saw and the remarkable people who crossed my path. My photographic art is my way of giving some of my travel memories... Read more
Are you ready to transform your living room or office space?

The value of a work of art (for most people) isn’t in the price tag, but in the emotions and memories it evokes. The right image in your living room or office can transform your space, and that’s priceless.

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Listening to Jazz in Central Park, New York City
I took the featured image for this post during one of my trips to the Big Apple: New York City. In the last few weeks, New York keeps popping up in my life. Several people have, independent of each other, invited me to visit for dinner or coffee to... Read more
How to buy fine art online
Just a few years ago it seemed people thought the idea of purchasing “clothing” through the internet was absurd. How would you know if it fits? What if it doesn’t fit? What if my credit card number gets stolen? Those were just a few of the many questions I... Read more