Cactus RQ250 TTL Wireless Monolight

Harvest One Limited recently announced the new Cactus RQ250 Li-ion battery-powered wireless monolight and currently have a Kickstarter campaign running where you can get one for a reduced price. Read more »

Thank you, Chuck Westfall

Very sad to get the news today that Canon USA’s Chuck Westfall passed away. Read more »

Model Photo Shoot: Zurina Williams

A few weeks ago I did a photo shoot involving a very pretty young lady named Zurina Williams. Read more »

The Sony α9: Canon, patience is running out

The first camera I ever bought was the Sony Cybershot DSC-F717. That’s when I first had enough money to be able to afford my very own digital camera and really take up photography as a hobby. Read more »

Model Photo Shoot: Daryola Brandon

I did a photo shoot a few weeks ago for a beautiful young lady named Daryola Brandon. For this session we first went for a ‘natural’ look and after that a look with some heavier makeup. Read more »

My new website went live

Yesterday I launched a brand new design for my main website at kareldonk.com. It was long overdue considering that the previous design was launched all the way back in May of 2011. Read more »

Delivering Photos to Clients on Custom USB Flash Drives

Earlier this year I started to think about alternative options for delivering photos to my clients. Read more »

Thoughts on the Canon EOS 5D Mark IV

Canon recently announced their new camera in the 5D line — the 5D Mark IV (5D4). My first reaction to the announcement, after having gone through the specs, was a facepalm. Read more »

The Presidential Portrait; Looking Back

Back in August 2010 I shot the official portrait for the president of Suriname. You can read all about it in a previous blog post titled “Photoshoot: President D. D. Bouterse of Suriname”. Read more »

Creativity, innovation and making mistakes

I came across a very good article written by Espen Brunborg titled “Is the Internet killing creativity?” Brunborg touches upon a number of interesting subjects, and I especially liked the following bit towards the end: But remember ... Read more »
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