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Salty Spray Uploaded: 01/03/15 7:37 AM GMT

Image: Salty Spray

This action shot was captured off the coast of the peninsula Walcheren, Zeeland, The Netherlands. It shows the Belgian Pilot vessel 'Ravelingen' taking a shower for free.


Upside-down Foofy Uploaded: 01/02/15 10:16 AM GMT

Image: Upside-down Foofy

After the Christmas- and New Years break, I resume my Caedes activity by posting this Foofy Friday image.

Edit: this is probably the Medinilla (probably the 'Magnifa' variant).


Lake Of Veere 36 Uploaded: 10/06/14 9:19 AM GMT

Image: Lake Of Veere 36

The islands and peninsulas of the province of Zeeland, The Netherlands, are surrounded by sea or artificial lakes (former sea). One of them is the Lake of Veere, a 22 kilometers long artificial lagoon, situated between the peninsula's of North- and South-Beveland and Walcheren. This image of the Lake of Veere was captured yesterday (Sunday, October 5th 2014).

For further information, please check-out THIS LINK.


Beach Life (5), Still Having Fun At Night Uploaded: 09/17/14 8:54 AM GMT

Image: Beach Life (5), Still Having Fun At Night

This image was captured on one of the south-west beaches of Flushing, Zeeland, The Netherlands. It was taken on July 24th, 2014. It was a very hot day and at 09.40 PM (the time that I took this image) it was still hot. Think therefore the kids got permission of their parents to continue their playing on the beach, the more they had vacation too. It was a unique opportunity for me to capture the activities for both children and parents while the sun was going down.

Because I prefer to have a variety of images in my gallery, I didn't uploaded this one up till now. Thought however that this one doesn't belong in the bin forever. Hope you'll agree with me and please enjoy it. Thanks in advance for your comment.


Sunset In The Polder Uploaded: 08/13/14 12:53 AM GMT

Image: Sunset In The Polder

This sunset image was taken in a 'polder' on the peninsula Walcheren, Zeeland, The Netherlands. I was struck by its beauty and composition.

Hope you'll agree with me. Thank you in advance for your comment.


People In The Air 8 Uploaded: 08/10/14 8:57 AM GMT

Image: People In The Air 8

Yesterday I took some pictures of 'People in the air' again. Think therefore it's a good opportunity to resume this series with some new images.

This plane got really my attention. It's the Antonov An-2 designed by the Ukrainian Antonov Aeronautical Scientific-Technical Complex (Antonov ASTC). The AN-2 flew for the first time on August 31, 1947. The An-2 remained in production until 1991. This plane, registered as 'DM-SKL' now, was noted first in service on May 10, 1958. The aircraft is owned now by the German 'Classic Wings'.

This is my entry for the 'history' contest.

Hope you'll like it. Thanks in advance for your comment.


Rainy Day Uploaded: 06/18/14 2:12 PM GMT

Image: Rainy Day

This is my entry for the 'Rainy Day' contest.

I suppose that I don't tell you a secret when I say that, to me and probably to you as well, rainy days are not my favorite days for taking pictures. I usually decide to delay a photo shoot till the weather has cleared up. On the day that I took this picture, I had left my home with very reasonable weather, but once I had arrived on my photo shoot destination (somewhere in Middelburg, Zeeland, The Netherlands), I had to cancel the planned photo shoot because the rain started pouring down at once. When the raining has stopped briefly, I left my 'shelter' and took quickly some pictures (blood is thicker than water, isn't it?). The result is that I'm able now to enter the contest with a rather proper entry. I realize that you prefer sunnier images, but than we must have chosen for another contest topic, lol.

Hope however that you'll like this one. Thanks in advance for your comment.


F Orchids 7 Uploaded: 06/12/14 9:42 PM GMT

Image: F Orchids 7

This is my F (Foofy Friday) contribution for this week.

I hope you'll like it. Thank you in advance for your comment.


F Amaryllis 2 Uploaded: 05/15/14 9:43 PM GMT

Image: F Amaryllis 2

This is my F (Foofy Friday) contribution for this week.

I hope you'll like it. Thank you in advance for your comment.


Maritime Nostalgia 2, Big Brother Is Watching You Uploaded: 04/06/14 3:04 PM GMT

Image: Maritime Nostalgia 2, Big Brother Is Watching You

Second one in this series. Think that the title speaks for itself.

Hope that you'll enjoy this one as well. Thanks in advance for your comment.


All In The 'Game' Uploaded: 03/21/14 10:22 PM GMT

Image: All In The 'Game'

On this stormy day, I got some salty seawater on my lips again. Would almost say that to me it tastes better than wine. Not that strange because it seems that there's still flowing seawater in my veins , lol.

Hope you'll enjoy this image like I've enjoyed taking this one. Thank you in advance for your comment.


Sinking Sun Uploaded: 03/03/14 8:26 PM GMT

Image: Sinking Sun

This sunset image was captured east of Middelburg, Zeeland, the Netherlands. At the left side you see the silhouetted steeple of 'de Lange Jan' ('Long John') and at the right side you see the silhouetted 'Oostkerk' ('East Church').

Hope you'll enjoy thuis image. Thanks in advance for your comment.


People In The Air 5 Uploaded: 12/15/13 9:51 AM GMT

Image: People In The Air 5

Referring to the narritive and my additional comment on THIS ONE , I like to continue the series 'People In The Air' with a rather similar, but in my opinion, a slightly better one.

Hope you'll like this image as well. Thanks in advance for your comment.

PS: when you like to distinguish the people on the beach, you'll have to view this image at full screen size, lol.


Impressive 1 Uploaded: 11/27/13 11:40 AM GMT

Image: Impressive 1

This, to me, impressive scene was captured last Monday on the peninsula South-Beveland, the Netherlands.

I really hope that it's impressive to you as well and that you'll like it. Thanks in advance for your comments.


Haarlem 1 Uploaded: 11/23/13 10:35 AM GMT

Image: Haarlem 1

As you can see by the lush green trees, this image was captured some while ago in Haarlem, a town in the province North-Holland, the Netherlands.

Depicted is the traditional windmill "De Adriaan".

Think it's a too nice image to keep it in the 'bin'.

Hope you'll like it. Thanks in advance for your comment.


Kruzenshtern (1) Uploaded: 11/16/13 10:43 AM GMT

Image: Kruzenshtern (1)

The depicted tall ship is the Russian Kruzenshtern

It's sailing outward bound after a port-call in Flushing, Zeeland, the Netherlands. By checking-out this link you can read more about this vessel.

I hope that you'll like this image. Thanks in advance for your comment.


People In The Air 2 Uploaded: 08/07/12 11:30 AM GMT

Image: People In The Air 2

I like to continue this series with this one

Hope you'll like it. Thanks in advance for your comment.


Van Loon Sailing Event 01 Uploaded: 07/24/12 7:55 AM GMT

Image: Van Loon Sailing Event 01

When you check-out next link, you can read more about Hendrik Willem van Loon. Although van Loon was emigrated to the USA, he continued to feel Dutch himself. He made many trips to Europe and returned occasionally to the Netherlands. He was particularly impressed by the town of Veere. Between 1927 and 1931, after a difficult period in the USA, he was settled permanently in the house 'The Houttuyn' located on the quay of Veere. He completed his books there and bore occasional stir by his flamboyant lifestyle and special initiatives. One of these initiatives was that he, with the assistance of Frits Philips, organised in 1928 a sailing event for local fishermen with their wooden fishing boats. For the very poor (from financial point of view) fishermen an excellent opportunity to gain some extra money and goods that they couldn't afford to buy, so the enthousiasm to participate was rather great. The 'Stichting Behoud Hoogaars' (SBH), a foundation runned by volunteers to reconstruct ancient Dutch wooden fishing boats, decided in 1994 however to keep this sailing event again, but on a yearly basis now and for the present owners of different types of ancient wooden boats. This series will show you some images of the 2012 event.

Hope you'll like this series. Thanks in advance for your comment.

PS: the reason for my recently absence on Caedes is that last Wednesday a dear and close family member passed away suddenly. The burial was held yesterday.


Tidal Canal Uploaded: 07/04/12 7:39 AM GMT

Image: Tidal Canal

You can clearly see by the seaweed on the embankment at the left side of this image, that this canal is subject to tides. It connects the town of Zierikzee, Zeeland, the Netherlands directly with the Eastern Scheldt. Because of the Eastern Scheldt Storm Surge Barrier, the difference between ebb and flood is limited.

Hope you'll like this image. Thanks in advance for your comment.


Sound Of 'Music' 2 Uploaded: 06/20/12 4:50 PM GMT

Image: Sound Of 'Music' 2

When there's a breeze she whispers gently, in a storm however she roars like a lion. Never is her sound the same. Although I got used to it, the never ending song of the sea is never boring to me.

Hope you'll like this image. Thanks in advance for your comment.