User:Viridiflavus~commonswiki

From Wikimedia Commons, the free media repository
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Kerze 2007k.JPG
User Viridiflavus has passed away. Their user page is preserved here in their memory.

Piet Spaans
April 19, 1962 — August 16, 2014


Babel user information
nl-N Deze gebruiker heeft het Nederlands als moedertaal.
en-3 This user has advanced knowledge of English.
de-2 Dieser Benutzer beherrscht Deutsch auf fortgeschrittenem Niveau.
fr-2 Cet utilisateur dispose d’un niveau intermédiaire de connaissance en français.
Users by language

My name is Piet Spaans, living in Gelderland, the Netherlands. On the dutch wikipedia I carry the same name. I decided to upload a lot of pictures to commons, because pictures should be watched and used. On my PC they are only of use to me. I made a lot of pictures of small vertebrates and insects. Many were taken in nature reserves in the Netherlands. So I could also photograph rare species as Coronella austriaca, Vipera berus and various dragonflies.

I hope people might appreciate the beauty of these protected and endagered animals and will be more inclined to protect the special habitats an the species that live there.

I use a compact superzoom (Minolta Z3) which I combine with various macro converters that are in accordance with the shyness and format of the animal photographed. The Canon 250D , that allows pictures at full zoom from a distance of ca 250 mm is what I use most, because of it's superb quality. I also use macro converters from Raynox with a very practical clip on system.