Sophie Jane VIII

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Sophie Jane VIII
Nikon D600, Sigma 150, 1:2.8
© Nick van Dijk

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It’s Lonely Getting Old

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Very proud to present you this lovely elderly lady! This is not a ‘posed’ shot: this is 100% Street. She noticed me taking the photograph as i took it. I walked over and had a very nice conversation. She’s almost 90 years old, still active and she was having a little rest on her walker. I took her portrait afterwards (to be presented later).
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It’s Lonely getting Old
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Perth, Australia
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© Nick van Dijk

Split Personality

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Split Personality
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Perth, Australia
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Nikon D600, Nikkor 70-210
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© Nick van Dijk

Back from a 1 month trip from Perth by airplane to Darwin and then by 4-wheel drive via Kakadu National Park, south to Uluru (aka as Ayers Rock), further south to Adelaide and Melbourne.
In total almost 7500 km’s. But well worth it. You will get to see many images that will prove this ‘;-D

Nick

Sophie Jane II

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Sophie Jane II

© Nick van Dijk

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Sophie Jane

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Sophie Jane

© Nick van Dijk

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Mr Wang 王

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Another one in my series of Street Portraits.

Mr Wang 王.

To tell you the truth i don’t remember him very well. We didn’t speak. I don’t think he spoke English. What i can see is his friendly, open, face. A kind face, like so many of the other people’s faces i saw. And that is good enough for me.

I don’t know him, but through this portrait, i won’t forget him.

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Malaysia Street Captures

Photography

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A new Adobe Spark project i finished today.

It’s a selection of my best (i think) street captures i edited so far in Georgetown, Malaysia.

Let me know how you like it, thank you!

Keeping up with World News

Photo of the Day, Photography, Street, Street photography

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Another B/W Street image made in Georgetown, Malaysia.

For some reason i blend in with the surroundings. I’m not small (6 foot, 1,80 m) so for Malaysia i’m actually considered tall, but somehow i don’t intrude and i can get real close to my subjects without freaking them out.

I used a 20 mm manual wide angle lens on my full frame Nikon D600, so i was right on top of this man concentrating on his newspaper. I really enjoy capturing shots like this one; you have to be a bit ‘fearless’ and i suppose totally calm so as not to disturb the scene.

I’m pleased with the result.

Crazy Pigeons

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A totally chaotic image taken in Georgetown, Malaysia.

This wasn’t the cleanest nor the richest nor the nicest part of town. A little temple was to the left of this scene; tourists walking in and out. But the locals were just ‘hanging around’, chatting, cooking, eating and feeding the pigeons.

I must have scared them; they scattered as i crouched down to take the photograph. This one i like most.

Nikon D600, Nikkor 20 mm f/3.5, 1/200, f/8, ISO 180

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Her Pink Dancing Shoes

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Maybe you wouldn’t think so but the decision to take this picture was taken in only one quick moment followed by a quick reaction to actually shoot the photograph.

I saw the mural, saw the little girl walking towards me, quick framing, snap!

Nikon D600 with Nikkor 50 mm F1.8D, 1/2500, f1.8 @ 100 ISO.

© Nick van Dijk – http://nickvandijkphotography.com