Hayo Bethlehem



Four days in Edinburgh

Travel For the graduation ceremony of Zuzana's University degree, We had to pick a nice location. All options considered, Edinburgh turned out to be the best. We spent a nice long weekend exploring the city, celebrating, and eating lovely food.


City trip to Ottawa

Travel My brother and I had the great opportunity to accompany our father on a business trip to Canada. He had to give a lecture at Statistics Canada, so we decided to stay for a week and walk around the city of Ottawa.

Chopping wood in the 14th century.

20 year career anniversary

Work My previous post about Romans alerted me to the fact that this summer, it is 20 years ago that I started my working life.

A roman Legionnaire in Archeon.

The Romans in Holland

Journal Last Friday I travelled to the local archeological theme park 'Archeon', as they had some Roman legionnaires over for two weeks. This offered a great opportunity for some photography, and possibly some conversations on life 2000 years ago.

City of Westminster, London

London weekend trip

Travel London is a great city to visit. Having been there quite a few times now, the experience is always different. To celebrate my dad becoming special professor at the Leiden University, we decided it was time for a city trip.

Nikkor AF-S 105mm Micro

Nikon 105mm Macro lens review

Gear The 105mm is currently the best Macro lens Nikon has on offer. I bought it to replace my 60mm Macro lens. Does it live up to the hype? Is it worth the investment?


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Website I finally jumped off the cliff, and migrated hayobethlehem.nl to Wordpress. But why? I hear you ask.


Visiting the Delta Project

Journal We just came back from a short trip to view the Delta Project, and a road trip through the Zeeland province.


Photographic archaeology

Journal My dad was cleaning his attic, and found one of his old photo cameras. He gave it to me to tinker with it. So I started to research the little old Praktica a little bit.

200 jaar koninkrijk - provincie Zuid-Holland

200 year Kingdom concert

Journal Celebrating the reinstatement of the Dutch monarchy 200 years ago, the Dutch government organised a number of events. I attended one of them.


Nikon 70-200 AF-S review

Gear Recently I replaced my primary tele zoom with a shiny newer version.


Hybridconf in Cardiff

Travel On invitation of Zach Inglis, I attended the conference he organised in Cardiff: HybridConf.


Nikon AF-S 80-200 f2.8 review

Gear After getting this lens back from repairs, I felt like it finally needed a review on my website.


Nikon D7100 review

Gear After using the Nikon D7000 for a year, Nikon finally suddenly announced it’s successor. I quickly upgraded as the D7100 fixes most of the problems I had with the D7000. A short overview.


Torc waterfall

Video During my holiday in Ireland I took the time to properly test out my Kessler Pocketdolly.


Updated demo reel

Work My previous demo reel was already 2 years old, and in need of heavy updating. So hereby I present you with the 2012 reel showing off my video work.


Nikon D200 versus D7000

Gear After five year of having my Nikon D200 as a primary photo camera, it was time to upgrade. Budgets and the market what they are, I settled for the Nikon D7000. What are the differences?


HayoBethlehem.nl V13

Website Three year after the previous effort, it was time for a re-style of this website.

Bratislava castle

Travel to Slovakia

Travel Another road trip through Europe, to Slovakia again.


Farmers golf tournament in Rijnwoude

Video Last Sunday i spent the afternoon in the sun, on the grasslands near Hazerswoude dorp. I was there to shoot the Farmers golf tournament.