The last Christmas tree fire… Hoorn, The Netherlands

Hoorn, West-Friesland, Noord-Holland, Nederland, 4-1-2020 Tijdens de allerlaatste kerstbomenverbranding in de gemeente Hoorn komen mensen samen om hun kerstbomen te verbranden en van het grote vuur te genieten. De (vrijwillige) brandweer begeleid het vuur. En houd de mensen op afstand. (Photo by: Guillaume Groen / De Beeldunie )

Kids bring the Christmas trees they found in the neighbourhoods to the Christmas tree fire. Some children asked their neighbours and came with more than one Christmas tree. For every tree they bring they get a bag of candy and a lottery ticket. For the past years, the municipality of Hoorn created a pile of… Continue reading The last Christmas tree fire… Hoorn, The Netherlands

Table Dancing… Hoorn, The Netherlands

A mother and her daughter dancing on a table at home, Hoorn, The Netherlands

Table Dancing… Hoorn, The Netherlands

Rocket Man…. Hoorn, The Netherlands

Just after the start of 2018 this young man watched how his rocket arrows soar through the sky to ignite with a flash and a bloom of fireworks. 1-1-2018, Hoorn, The Netherlands

Happy New Year! May all your hopes and dreams, ideas and goals come to life. Rocket Man Just after the start of 2018 this young man watched how his rocket arrow soars through the sky to ignite with a flash and a bloom of fireworks.

Sweet Bakery… Hoorn, The Netherlands

It's the last day of the year. Fireworks shops sell out and the last groceries are being bought for New Year's Eve. The treat that everyone wants on the table is what is called in the Netherlands an 'Oliebol'. To get the last ones before they sell out people stand in line at the local stall in De Huesmolen Mall in Hoorn to buy their set of 'oliebollen' 31-12-2018, Hoorn, The Netherlands Het is de laatste dag van het jaar. De vuurwerkwinkels verkopen hun laatste vuurwerk, de laatste boodschappen voor de jaarwisseling worden gedaan. Maar de lekkernij die iedereen op tafel wil hebben is de oliebol. Om de laatste oliebollen te krijgen voordat ze uitverkocht zijn staan er lange rijen voor de 'Sweet Bakery' verkoopkraam in de Huesmolen. 31-12-2018, Hoorn, The Netherlands

Sweet Bakery It’s the last day of the year. Fireworks shops sell out and the last groceries are being bought for New Year’s Eve. The treat that everyone wants on the table is what is called in the Netherlands an ‘Oliebol’. To get the last ones before they sell out people stand in line at… Continue reading Sweet Bakery… Hoorn, The Netherlands

Sint Maarten… Hoorn, The Netherlands

11-11-2013, Hoorn, The Netherlands. Every year on 11 November children from the catholic parts of The Netherlands go and celebrate Sint Maarten. In the days prior to Sint Maarten they make a lampion at school and walk along the front door and hope that by singing songs they receive a treat. 11-11-2013, Hoorn, The Netherlands. Ieder jaar op 11 November wordt er door de kinderen uit de katholieke delen van Nederland sint maarten gevierd. Op school maken ze dan een lampion en ze lopen langs de deuren. Ze hopen dan door sint maarten liedjes te zingen dat ze snoepjes krijgen. As we street photographers roam the streets, observing and recording the fleeting moments that we encounter. Those Daily Observations go into photo books or as fine-prints on the wall as Street Photography grows as a profession and a medium.

Sint Maarten Every year in 11 November children from the christian parts of The Netherlands celebrate Sint Maarten. In the days prior to 11 November the children make a lampion at school and walk along the front doors of the neighboring houses to sing songs and receive a treat. Sint Maarten originates from https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/St._Martin%27s_Day

The Man with the Dog… Hoorn, The Netherlands

29-7-2017, Hoorn, The Netherlands. Shopping, women see it as fun day out. Buying clothes looking at furniture and the men tag along. Waiting until it's time for coffee and cake. But shopping is not something men prefer. Except when it's for cars(then even the women decide). Men wait outside the shops. Standing in front of the shopping windows. `or sitting and waiting until finally the wife is finished and fitted clothes and bought notting. Part of the Men Waiting daily observation

The Man with the Dog. Shopping, women see it as a fun day out. Buying clothes looking at furniture and the men tag along. Waiting until it’s time for coffee and cake. But shopping is not something men prefer. Except when it’s for cars(then even the women decide). Men wait outside the shops. Standing in… Continue reading The Man with the Dog… Hoorn, The Netherlands

Christmas tree burnings… Hoorn, The Netherlands

Christmas tree burnings... Hoorn, The Netherlands, During the annual communal christmas tree burning people from the local community bring their christmas trees to a district park where the fire department creates a huge bonfire with all christmas trees. Daily Observations

Christmas tree burnings During the annual communal Christmas tree burning people from the local community bring their Christmas trees to a district park where the fire department creates a huge bonfire with all the submitted Christmas trees. A real local gathering where neighbours meet each other and enjoy the huge bonfire.

The guy with the white frames #3… Hoorn, The Netherlands

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The lady with the white spectacles #1… Hoorn, The Netherlands

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The guy with the white frames #2… Hoorn, The Netherlands

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