Frits was born in Apeldoorn Holland in 1942, and has lived in Belgium since 1975 with his wife Joy Ellen. He made his career in the timber trade with extensive travelling overseas, and he became an amateur photographer (by far and not an experienced one) during his travels. He joined the APG in May 2012. He stays several times a year in his summer house in Santa Barbara de Nexe and now in his retirement he wishes to improve his skills with the APG. His camera is a Canon EOS 5DmkIII F1.8II, with 24-105mm f4.0, and 70-200mm f2.8 lenses.