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  • Hidden

    A new entry for Bizzarscapes.

  • Frost Ferns

    The Magic of Window Ferns

    Such a nice surprise this morning on the windscreen of my car! When it is cold, water vapour condenses and freezes onto cold glass in complex fractal patterns resembling ferns, flowers or trees. Ice nucleates onto a window in different ways depending on how smooth the glass is.

  • Dutch Foam

    The Foam of the Dutch Sea

    The phagocytic is a type of algae with a strong ability to form floating colonies, held together by a mucous-like matrix that protects the cells and allows them to rapidly increase in size. With sunlight and nutrients such as nitrogen and phosphate, its cells grow rapidly.  However, cloudy weather can trigger the disintegration of the algae colony…

  • The Kite and the Sea Monster

    The Kite and the Sea Monster

    I recognized myself when I saw a man playing like a child with a kite, on the northern Dutch beach. Everybody feels powerful and lighthearted in keeping control of a flying object in the wind, which has a colourful long tail. Of course, I noticed also the other members of this image when I took…

  • Seagulls


    Among the poems of the Italian poet Vincenzo Cardarelli which I do like, there is one I love the most. Its title is Seagulls and below there is a translation in English. I know not where seagulls make their nest where find they peace. I am like them in perpetual flight. I skim life like…

  • Mars Beach

    A Mars Beach

    The Dutch coast is not really like a Caribbean place, even though there are plenty of long sandy beaches. Unfortunately, some of the most famous do not shine for the view they offer. Scheveningen and Zandvoort, to mention two of them, are ruined by the close refineries and industrial sites. But if you travel to…

  • Rain Warning

    A Rain Warning

    As opposed to the unexpected in life, a surprise in photography is welcome most of the time. The Northern Coast of The Netherlands is definitively a place where you can find surreal encounters. Close to Callantsoog, there are mysterious signs on the beach. One of the most intriguing shows an umbrella: I like to think…

  • The Window on the Outside

    The Window on the Outside

    I am fascinated by the windows because they offer a framed view, like the pictures. When I take photos, I often look for a natural or artificial frame to use as an extra boundary for what I choose to show in my images. Sometimes I am lucky enough to discover more than one frame and…

  • Rubjerg Knude Lighthouse

    Rubjerg Knude Lighthouse

    I have been always fascinated by lighthouses, as probably most of the people are. It is comforting to know that in the middle of the storm you might find a light to give you the right direction, to guide you to the safe harbour. I have been lucky enough to meet several lighthouses in my…

  • Wind Turbine Blades

    Blades and Landscape

    A picture shows something most of the times, if not always, even when we push minimalism to its extreme. For instance, if we take a picture of a white paper or a room in total darkness, the photo will respectively show a white or black area, which is something anyhow. Getting closer to the other…