Barcamp Brussels

On May 20, Peter Forret is hosting the first Belgian Barcamp: Barcamp Brussels. A Barcamp is an ad-hoc un-conference driven by its attendees. It is free and open for everyone but it has no visitors, only participants. Attendees must give a demo, a presentation, or help with one. It has no fixed agenda either. Things just happen, and in happening, cause other things to happen. I attended two Barcamps so far and both have been a blast. That said, I might prepare two sessions for Barcamp Brussels:
  1. A brief presentation on Drupal.
  2. A discussion on photoblogging software.
After talking to Pieter Baert (co-founder of drieduizend.be) and Ine Dehandschutter (co-founder of photoblog.net and official photographer of Belgian prime minister Guy Verhofstadt), I'd like to figure out what the ideal photoblogging software looks like. Being relatively new to photography and photoblogging, I'd like to meet other photographers at Barcamp to share how they (want to) manage their photos on their websites.

Tuscan facade

Laundry
Italians don't use cloth dryers. They just hang their clothes to dry in public. Combined with the 'terra cotta'-colored facades and the green shutters, it makes for a very characteristic view. I like this shot because every time I look at it, I discover interesting new details ...

Greve in Chianti

Greve in Chianti
The triangular piazza of Greve in Chianti and its 11th century church. For centuries this piazza has been used to run markets, serving nearby castle communities. Nowadays it still hosts a weekly market, and the morning after I took this picture, we attended such market ourselves. Only now they are selling dinosaurs and polli allo spiedo ...

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