Reflecting 2019

by Berckmans Peter December. 31, 2019 367 views

The last year was for me an interesting journey. I have learned a lot this year,watching my fellow bloggers. Looking what they do and how they grow. The goal was to get better at photograpghy. Now I have found out that I am not the most technical photographer, I like to work with light and shadow and try to create some mood in my photos. Feeling plays a big part in my photos. If they do not feel good to me , I stop, don't use them. Sometimes inspiration was a bit lost , than just had to wait and in a few days or even sometimes weeks it came back. Still my first interests that got me back into taking photos are the ones I still love to do. Architecture, city and street. Love to show of my city of Antwerp.

Than there is photoblog, So happy that I have found this place. Believe me that I say this is the only photoblog where there is a real community, and I have looked around. Joined one time 500px and stopped with it after a year. No community there only likes. Thanks Ram for keeping this blog going and I am happy to see we get new members on a regular base.

Friends ask me what is your best photo this year. Wel it is a set of photos. Something I do from time to time, try to get 3 or 4 pictures that go together.

This set I like to call;

Holding Faith

Have all a very good and safe changeover. See you all in 2020.

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Nancy Andrea D 11 months ago

I love these sets of photos. The mono tones are really good - it does gives off some mood vibes. Great shots!

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Berckmans Peter Replied to Nancy Andrea D 11 months ago

Thsnk you ,Nancy

11 months ago Edited

The biggest challenge is to find the perfect way to enjoy photography and the excel in some parts of photography. When you joined photoblog, you started with 100 days in b/w, followed by different challenges. I can't speak for you, BUT I learned a lot from you - although I will never be as disciplined as you are! wink

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Berckmans Peter Replied to Sigrid Strohschneider-Laue 11 months ago

I learned a lot on the blog here. Stealing with my eyes. The discipline is there as long that it is fun to me. I am so happy that people take an extra look at my photos and take something away from it that they can use. Keep on posting, I love your blogs.

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Radha Mistry 11 months ago

Stunning and your words really resonate with me.

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Berckmans Peter Replied to Radha Mistry 11 months ago

I am happy they do. Have a nice year

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Russell Smith 11 months ago

I do love this series :)

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Berckmans Peter Replied to Russell Smith 11 months ago

It is my personal choice of the year

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Antonio Gil 11 months ago

Ram deserves a very big Thank You from us all. I so agree with you on the Photoblog community sense.

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Berckmans Peter Replied to Antonio Gil 11 months ago

We can thank him with posting our photos and atracting new members. So the family grows

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Lynn F Medley 11 months ago

Happy New Year!

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Berckmans Peter Replied to Lynn F Medley 11 months ago

Have a wonderfull year

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Camellia Staab 11 months ago

I too am happy to have found Photoblog and the people like you, who make up the community. It really is a place where one can grow as far as photography is concerned. Moving on to your above photos, they are truly inspiring. As much as I am not a monochrome person, on occasion I find them to be really beautiful. The four above are beautiful. You have the right light and shadows creating a very strong statement (capture).
Happy New Year to you and your family Peter smile

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Berckmans Peter Replied to Camellia Staab 11 months ago

Thank you very much. I hope to see many of your lovely work here on pb. And have a blast of a year.

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Benny Law 11 months ago

This is one of my favourite posts from you, my fellow blogger. I echo your feeling of community about this forum. I also gave up on 500px. May the new year bring you much wisdom, joy, and inspiration.

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Berckmans Peter Replied to Benny Law 11 months ago

Thank you , Benny. May you have a photorich 2020

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