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DAFOS Photo World


To catalogue my thoughts and experiences on things photographic and related topics, aiming to promote open-minded creativity and respect that hopefully contribute in some way to general peace and well-living.

Up on the roof

General Posted on Tue, March 21, 2017 00:38:36

I recently got to go up on the roof of the building where I work. It offers a lovely view of the “Palais de Justice / Justitiepaleis”. The spire of Poelaert’s monster building seems to reach eagerly to the sky from among the pile of scaffolding that has been keeping it up for the last 20 years or so. Still, the sun catches the dome nicely… smiley


General Posted on Tue, March 21, 2017 00:27:55

Molenbeek – much maligned in the last year or so – in need of much TLC; just as much as the rest of Brussels after the events of 22/3/2016. The scars will take a long time to mend, but the canal area still holds a kind of magic. The canal itself forms a kind of natural frontier between what people regard as the “less good” parts of Molenbeek and the rest of Brussels. A walk along there of an evening yielded some nice shots!


General Posted on Tue, March 21, 2017 00:23:00

The “Heyzel” is a wonderful piece of Brussel’s nostalgia. Built for the “Word Fair” in 1958, the building complex still houses a lot of trade fairs and the like. I’ve been there often, as a visitor and to do photo jobs, and it never ceases to impress. It is part of a park that includes various tourist attractions, including the world-famous (in Belgium at least) “Atomium” (can’t sell photos of that – it’s copyrighted!). A sunny Sunday afternoon visiting the “Photo Days” trade show also gave the opportunity to re-capture some of this site’s sights…