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There is no shortage of beauty in our world. All it takes is for someone to hold up a mirror so that the whole world can see it too.

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Travel Photography

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Travel Stories
February 28, 2024

The Grand Scenery of the USA

The United States counts 63 national parks, of which 9 are located in the state of California - more than in any other state. The initial plan was to make…
Approaching ElephantTravel Stories
November 18, 2022

The Wild North of South Africa

In July 2006, I departed on my very first solo trip outside of the Netherlands to work as a volunteer at Campfire Safaris in Balule Nature Reserve in the north…
TafelbergTravel Stories
September 12, 2022

Captivating Cape Town

On my way back to Campfire Academy, I wanted to find out if all the stories about South Africa's "Mother City", aka Cape Town, were true. And yes, few cities…

Fine Art

Explore images that express a unique or creative perspective of our natural world.

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Browse photos of the many couples who had their wedding day (or days) documented as they happened.


Duncan & Mingsu

Duncan and Mingsu were married on the 14th of October 2023, in Sydney, Australia. Here…

Morteza & Mahshid

Morteza and Mahshid were married on the 22nd of January 2023, in Sydney, Australia. Here…
Gowri & Hasitha

Hasitha & Gowri

Hasitha and Gowri were married on the 30th of August 2020, in Sydney, Australia. Here…

Living in Australia

Australia is big, and beautiful. Photographers have made careers out of photographing only one beach. So yes, it is photogenic already. Browse the images that I have sporadically taken while living in Sydney.

Eucalyptus TreeLiving in Australia
November 27, 2023

Blue Mountains in Black and White

A short trip to the Blue Mountains on a rainy day led to some dramatic scenes. Find more black and white images on the Monochromagic photo series page.
Anvil Rock LookoutLiving in Australia
August 18, 2022

Lockley Pylon and Anvil Rock in the Blue Mountains

A short hike in the Blue Mountains from Lockley Pylon to Anvil Rock revealed some stunning views on a cold but sunny day.
Noosa River EntranceLiving in Australia
January 3, 2022


Although a bit fancy, Noosa's beach views, clear waters and nearby nature walks know how to impress.

Photo Series

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African Elephant

Wild is Life

Wild is Life is a collection of images of animals and plants that I encountered…
Laka Panamaro


Monochromagic is a selection of images in black and white that feel magical.
Menindee Memory

Ruben’s Favourites

A collection of Ruben's favourite photos.
Pugao Sunrise


"Elevated" features images taken amongst the mountains.
Hindu Priest


Human is a candid photo collection by Ruben Rekker of various local people in their…
Light Sculpture

Light Trails

By setting a long camera exposure, usually between the 20 and 30 seconds, light that…

Only what's real stands the test of time

However far a travel, however mundane a day at home, photography entices to live more.

There are few challenges as wholesome as chasing the magic hidden in reality that is patiently waiting to be uncovered.

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