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Hi, I'm a hobby photographer
who's taken his hobby a bit too serious.

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Hi I'm Mark Scheffers. I'm born on the 22nd of March 1984 and nowadays I live in Hellevoetsluis a nice city close to Rotterdam.

What I really like about "about me" stories in general is that most of them start from the moment people finished some kind of study. I know it's quite obvious because nine out of ten times their study is related to the things their into now. I was thinking to skip that part and start from the moment my passion for photography was born.

So... it all began somewhere in the year 2009 when a former colleague (Bart) and good friend asked me to bring my "Canon power shot" to work. Before that moment I didn't know anything about photography, in other words, I knew when pressing the shutter button you will take a photo. Bart showed me how to use the aperture value and what it does. His next tip: "just start and you will see". That same afternoon I went to a park took some photo's and play with the aperture setting. From that moment my new hobby was born.

Before I bought my first DSLR in March 2010 I used the Power shot to practice and to be sure I really like photography. This new DSLR (Nikon D90) took me to the next level and made me addicted to photography. 

After several projects and challenges which you can find on my flickr account  (inactive) I decided to get more serious and start focus on animal and landscape photography only. The first step I took to improve my skills and knowledge was to follow a workshop from a photographer whose work I liked and still do. His workshop "Wildlife Bootcamp" and seminar "Photo Post Processing" convinced me to continue with these two categories. Thank's for that Marsel.

At this point, going out hunting for animals and searching for the perfect sceneries works kind of relaxing. I think it would be awesome to start giving courses someday, teach people how to handle a camera and post process their photo's.

I hope you will enjoy your stay on my website. If you have any questions or suggestions don't hesitate to contact me.

 
cameras
Nikon D90 + MB-D80 Grip
Nikon D610 + MB-D14 Grip
lenses
Nikkor AF-S 17-35/2.8
Nikkor AF-S 24-70/2.8
Nikkor AF-S 70-200/4 VR
Nikkor AF-S 50/1.8
Sigma 120-300/2.8 OS HSM
Sigma APO 2x TC
filters
LEE Foundation Kit
LEE Big Stopper 10 Stops
LEE Little Stopper 6 Stops
bags
LowePro Flipside 500 AW
LowePro Photo Hatchback 22L AW
accessoires
Kenko Extenson Tubes 12-20-36mm
Hähnel 2.4GHz Remote
Tripod Manfrotto 055XPROB
Tripod MeFoto A0350
Naturestuff NEK-4 Swinghead
2x Nikon Speedlight SB-600
2x Falcon eyes Softbox 30cm 
other stuff
GoPro Hero4 Black Edition

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