I'm a long term hobby photographer. In fact, I've been taking pictures since I was a teenager, now some 30 years ago. Done a lot of film developing in black and white.

About 5 years ago I switched to digital photography and never looked back. The pictures on this site have only minor corrections like straightening a horizon or cropping out an unimportant element.

None of the pictures have received intensive or "artistic" treatment, only some white balance corrections, sometimes. I hardly use Photoshop, only Lightroom 4 to catalogue and tag the images. I do not use any of the creative filters provided with Lightroom, I prefer the images to look natural and the way they were when I saw them. If some pictures got a heavier treatment, then I say so in the text.

The pictures are not downloadable, their dimensions and resolutions are intentionally kept low. If you want or need a picture for any reason, you can contact me at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and we can discuss the matter.

You can write me in Dutch, English, French, Russian, Ukrainian, Frisian not necessarily in that order.


Henk von Pickartz

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3 days 6 hours

Looking forward to seeing your new adventures!

4 days 7 hours

Hi, The best time to visit starts around May Long Weekend. Before, most is still frozen or too cold. There is no entrance fee ...

Judy Moffat
4 days 20 hours

When is the best time to tour and is there a entrance fee

5 days 23 hours

Henk! I guess I haven't been following things as closely as usual. This is a surprise. I think you will love the east coast. ...

6 days 1 hour

Wishing all the best on the new horizons Henk!

6 days 4 hours

It has been so wonderful to get to know you and your wonderful family over the years. I will always remember evenings out wit ...

Michelle Perron
24 days 20 hours

Hi there, Having grown up in Northern Manitoba (Snow Lake to be exact), your nature sound recordings bring me right back ...

1 month 2 days

I'd join you!

Ken Krueger
1 month 6 days

Luckily I own a cottage at Big Whiteshell lake, and have frequented the Big Whiteshell Lodge and met the new owners two years ...

1 month 10 days

Thank you for sharing your story & Im glad you are better & looked into ways to improve your health ie B12. I taught diet/lif ...