Pic(k) of the week 41: SUNSET OVER MOUNT FUJI

Mount Fuji is the highest mountain in Japan and one of the main symbols of the country. At 3776m (12389ft) it is a dormant volcano which last erupted in 1708. Although about 100km away from the capital, it often can be seen on a clear day from downtown Tokyo. Mount...

Pic(k) of the week 27: IFE AERIALS – A new personal project is born

Sometimes a new photography project is born by experimentation or even out of boredom. Such was the case the other day when I was traveling in the passenger cabin of an airliner. Nowadays a lot of the modern airliners have great in-flight cameras installed on the...

Pic(k) of the week 32: FINE ART AERIAL PHOTOGRAPHY – Somme Bay

Officially known as one of the most beautiful bays of the world, the Baie du Somme (Somme Bay) is an amazing natural site. A large estuary in the Picardie region of Northwestern France, its characterised flat areas of marsh and sand especially come to life during...

Pic(k) of the week 26: AERIAL OF CAR TERMINAL, VLISSINGEN

Yesterday I returned from a three day Aerial photography trip to the Wadden islands with my 1954 Piper Cub aircraft. The Wadden islands are a long chain of small islands in the Northern part of the Netherlands and Germany. Beside some interesting nature aerial work (upcoming Pic(k) of the week), I also...

AERIALS – FOCUS ON THE WORLD WITH FUJIFILM X-SERIES

As a pilot-photographer, I’m privileged to see the world from above, on an almost daily basis. Since the early days of aviation, the view from above has fascinated people all over the world but we tend to forget that a large portion of them has...

Pic(k) of the week 12: NORTHERN LIGHT OVER GREENLAND – FUJIFILM X-H1

As a pilot, I've had quite a few opportunities to admire the Northern Lights over the years. When traveling up North to Iceland or Northern Scandinavia to see the Aurora Borealis, one always has to be lucky with the weather as cloud cover will of course hide this amazing spectacle...

Pic(k) of the week 9: AERIAL PHOTOGRAPHY with the FUJIFILM X-H1

Aerial Photography is one of my favorite types of Photography. Even after all those years, watching the world below us, is without a doubt one of the best things about the flying job I do for a living. It really is the best office in the world! Needless to say, that I'm...