Summer Nights in the City

Summer Night in the City 24

~ Summer days drifting away, but oh, oh those Summer Nights. Tell me more, tell me more ~ Summer Nights (Grease) – Olivia Newton-John & John Travolta After Winter and Spring in the city, it is time to take a Summer tour of The Hague. Slightly more challenging than the first…Read More

Busted! How to shoot street portraits

Busted -how to shoot a street portrait

Busted! Is a close-up street portrait series I made at the beginning of this year in Rotterdam. That’s when I decided to enter the first Urban Street Dive contest, which challenges photographers all over the world to submit their best street photos.   Scuba diving in Rotterdam I really enjoyed…Read More

Spring in the City

Spring in the City

~ I’ve got sunshine on a cloudy day. When it’s cold outside, I’ve got the month of May ~ My Girl – Marvin Gaye Apparently the exact beginning of spring is not very exact at all. You have the specific date we all agree on, the moment when days and…Read More

Caught in the middle

Caught in the Middle

Rush hour in the Subway can be a challenging moment. People pushing back and forth and coming out of the train you have to orient yourself quite fast before you get pushed in the wrong direction. Caught in the middle. This guy is both frozen in between his dark surroundings…Read More



Standing across the platform, breaking a pattern and becoming incognito by the Subway structure. This photograph was taken at the 23rd Street Subway station. Part of the Subway Solitude in New York series.    

From Subway to the Museum

Four women Subway train

How did I get my pictures from the New York Subway into the hands of a museum curator in just six months? Would you believe me if I told you it was totally by accident and with a small portfolio? Subway Solitude Last September I was studying photography at the…Read More

Amsterdam Black & White: I smell cheese

Amsterdam in black & white I Smell Cheese

What do a tourist, a goat, tulips and cheese have in common? They come together in – probably – the most Dutch picture I have ever taken. I like that the woman in front of the storefront window tilts her head back a little. Like she is picking up on the…Read More

Amsterdam in Black & White: white walls

Amsterdam White Walls

Usually it’s the art inside the museum that brings people to a museum. In my case I also look at the building itself. Like the Stedelijk Museum in Amsterdam. With it’s white walls, clean lines and beautiful staircase. Part of the Amsterdam in Black & White street series by Top…Read More