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This is the website of Frank Willeke.

Get to know Frank, look at his photos and paintings, listen to some of his music. Everything you see here reflects Frank’s private life, not his career.

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Winter meadow

Winter meadow
Winter meadow

The winter 2021/2022 didn’t have as much snow as I had hoped, but it still had some beautiful sights for an open eye.

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River beach

River beach
River beach

By pure accident we stumbled upon this wonderful beach area on the Polish side of the Odra river.

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Summer landscape

Summer landscape
Summer landscape

A summery country view.

Acrylic paint on canvas.

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Little tortoiseshell on wild chives

Little tortoiseshell on wild chives
Little tortoiseshell on wild chives

Shot with a 30 years old Canon FD 50mm f/1.8 on my EOS 200D.

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King vulture

King Vulture
King Vulture

Picture taken in the Berlin Zoo.

Lens: Sigma 300mm f/5.6

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Testing a 30 years old lens

Digging through some old photo gear of my father’s, I found this 28mm, f/2 lens from Vivitar. Probably from the very early 80s. Though I didn’t get the aperture to work, I like the dreamy quality of it.

Vivitar 28mm f/2
A 30 years old 28mm f/2 lens from Vivitar
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On the mountain of remembrance

Two sketches of a place in the Valley of Love near Zaton Dolna, Poland, made on a lovely day in the sun.

Ink and watercolours on paper.

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Squirrel

Squirrel
A little squirrel eating nuts in Volkspark Friedrichshain, Berlin
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Ink valley 2

Ink valley 2

An exercise in drawing with ink, dip pen, and brush. Drew some inspiration from wild west comics and movies.