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 »

Be a Responsible Client

People are always on the lookout for bargains. Everyone wants to spend as little money as possible while getting as much as possible in return. After all, the more money you save, the more you can do with the same budget. Read more »

Adolf Hitler and Adobe Photoshop Lightroom: useAutoBahn = true

Earlier this week I had a problem when using Adobe Photoshop Lightroom. Lightroom would freeze every time I went from the Library module into the Develop module, and sometimes when I switched photos in the Develop module. Read more »

Event Photography for TEDx Paramaribo Women

A few months ago I was hired to cover the first TEDx Paramaribo event for women as the main event photographer. The TEDx Women events are TEDx events focusing specifically on topics concerning women. Read more »

The Importance of powerful Visuals in Communication

Visual communication is many times more powerful than verbal and written communication. People remember 10% of what they hear, 30% of what they read, and 80% of what they see and do. Read more »

The Canon EOS 5Ds, 5Dsr and EF 11-24mm f/4L

I’ve been following the latest camera gear releases by Canon and love where they are heading. Read more »
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