A Colorful Reminder of Love

Rotterdam Romance: secret messages 6

The concept is of this series is pretty simple. I’m a cheerful romantic and I like a good story. During my Rotterdam street dives, I discovered that the streets contain many secret messages of love, hope and encouragement. You can see it, if you only bother to look for them.

Music Man

HARLEM says Hello 8

A strong bass line. A woman fiercely singing the blues and a music man plays his trumpet. The soulful sound travels the distance to the 125th Street Subway station. Harlem says hello.  When I get of the Subway station on 125th Street and Martin Luther King Boulevard, I’m instantly blown…Read More

Fire Hydrant

HARLEM says hello-1

On the relative short walk from East to West I encounter the many different faces of Harlem through bold fashion choices, musicians, protestors and street workers washing up at the fire hydrant after a long work day. A street photographers dream, but how long will it say this way? Harlem…Read More

Harlem says Hello

HARLEM says Hello 8

A strong bass line. A woman fiercely singing the blues. The soulful sound travels the distance to the 125th Street Subway station. Harlem says hello.  Harlem Dark, mysterious and slightly dangerous. If you have never set foot in Harlem, chances are this is the first image that springs to mind.…Read More

Blinding Light

Blinding Light

Who says you can’t take great pictures with a smartphone? I certainly wasn’t carrying my DSLR camera coming back from a day trip at the railway station. This blinding light and those perfect lines just begged for a photograph. 

Merry Christmas

Christmas Lights

When is the best time to photograph a huge Christmas Tree in the middle of a busy shopping corridor? Sunday morning 08:00h. I couldn’t sleep. My mind was doing overtime and I figured a steady walk would do me some good and help relax. I wandered all the way to…Read More

Umbrella

Umbrella silhouette

“You can stand under my umbrella, ella, ella, ella” – Rihanna With light like this, you absolutely have to take this shot. In the entire iPhone photography series this was the shot that supported the saying: ‘the best camera is the one you have with you’. Autumn in the City…Read More

Working out the details – 2

Working out the details

A stately museum provided an interesting backdrop for a series of portraits. With it’s stately halls and smaller, dated galleries Ingrid spent hours sketching while I was drifting around looking for different set-ups to portray her. Part of the Portrait of an Artist series.

Working out the details – 1

Working out the details 4

A stately museum provided an interesting backdrop for a series of portraits. With it’s stately halls and smaller, dated galleries Ingrid spent hours sketching while I was drifting around looking for different set-ups to portray her. Part of the Portrait of an Artist series.

The artist at work

Inspecting the result

I’ve always been fascinated by artists at work. Whether it’s a dancer learning the steps to a new choreography in an empty studio. Or a musician composing a song with just a guitar or piano. And in this case, the graphic artist working in an industrial atelier with sturdy machinery…Read More