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

A Beach on Sunday… Camperduin, The Netherlands

Walking in a late afternoon sun on the beach. Daily Observations, Camperduin, 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 perfect picture… Alkmaar, The Netherlands.

Standing on the armrest of the couch. Tim was photographing the next image for his instagram account. 18 Oktober 2018, Alkmaar, The Netherlands 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.

The perfect picture Imagine, you are hooked on new clothing. And you work in one of the hottest clothing stores in Alkmaar. And the delivery man delivers a box with new sweaters. What do you do? You have to try them on and make an Instagram photo. Standing on the armrest of the shop couch,… Continue reading The perfect picture… Alkmaar, The Netherlands.

Only the smartphone, disconnected from reality.

On a beautiful Saturday afternoon in June a boy was disconnected from reality and totally absorbed by his smartphone. 16-6-2018, Only the smartphone, disconnected from reality... Amsterdam, The Netherlands - 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.

Only the smartphone, disconnected from reality It is the age of the smartphone; the internet is our new life, our social network. Just a few years ago we would buy a magazine, or a newspaper to read while we waited. Or make a chat with the person next to you. But we live our lives… Continue reading Only the smartphone, disconnected from reality.

Wheel Man… Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Supplying the local bike shops with new bike wheels. Wheel man... Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Daily Observations By Guillaume Groen - 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.

Wheel Man Amsterdam, THE bicycle capital of the world. There are more than 881.000 bikes in Amsterdam. With 851.000 citizens in Amsterdam. Every citizen has a bike. Grandpa, Grandma. Baby and toddler and anyone in between. All those bicycles need servicing. To transport those wheels through Amsterdam this man uses a container to move the… Continue reading Wheel Man… Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Girl with a camera… Texel, The Netherlands

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Girl with a camera Photographing the birds that were soaring by. While the ferry coasted forward the birds soared on the winds that past the ship. Annabel was photographing the almost rhythmic movement as the bird flew in the air. Trying to capture the formations in the air.