Digital shots, view from a Cessna on a clear day above Lelystad, The Netherlands. A perfect display of our use of the landscape, and an impression of life above sea level.
This series is based on a photograph taken by the great photographer Edward Steichen of famed architect Frank Lloyd Wright. This shoot was my first time shooting and subsequently developing 4×5 negatives. I found it a real learning experience with beautiful result.
Portraits shot for Flaws’ EP cover
Shot on Portra 160 mediumformat film.
A triptych portrait of a baker.
Shot on Kodak Portra 400 medium format film with a Mamiya 645 Pro TL.
Exploring this quirky little working class village, nestled in a hub for Maritime industry.
Portrait series for Mo Manna, Rotterdam based DJ.
Experimentation is a large part of the work that I make. Besides striving to create something that is aesthetically interesting and able to raise questions, I challenge myself to learn new ways of achieving a photographic product.
What I did for the following selection of pictures was Push the film. What this means is that I took a standard roll of Fomapan 100 (ISO 100) and loaded in my camera. However I dialled my camera’s exposure in at ISO 400. This means I am exposing the film 2 stops above it’s recommended speed.
After this I also compensated the development time by multiplying the regular time for ISO 100 by 2.25. (in this case 8min became 18min.)
The result of pushing film is higher grain and contrast.
I’ve been exploring analog photography for a little over a year now. In this time I have been honing my skills as not only a photographer but also developer and artist in general. In this I have become fascinated with the idea of Shooting, developing and publishing in the same day and becoming a ‘ One Stop Shop’ so I am able to also help others with their photo’s.
Film: Agfa APX 100 Developer: Ilford DD-X
I experience ghost sounds in my deafest ear, things like clicks, beeps, hissing sounds etc. Because of these sounds I cannot experience complete silence anymore. If I am in a completely silent room, within minutes it will become difficult because I cannot focus on anything else but those sounds. For this reason I started going for walks in nature areas. These places always gave me peace of mind, but the wind through the trees became a soothing crutch, my new silence.
As I explore places, in search of silence, I find places that I can photograph ‘quietly.’ To counter that, I also find places where the noise of human interference is visible. This I try to portray in a way that it creates a small narrative, or at least the structure of a narrative for the viewer to fill in themselves.
Digital photo’s from my family vacation to the North of England.
The old villages among the hills are a great source of inspiration and a beautiful escape from town/city life. We visited Delph with my grandmother. Shooting in the cemetery we were approached by an old man. We thought we were in trouble, but it turned out he was the gentleman taking care of the park and trying to get things to grow again. He came to apologise for the fact there were so many leaves that the gravestones weren’t visible. Eventually he told us about the history of the town and the churches.
Someday I would love to live here.
Shot on Fomapan 100.
Exploring the area around my Grandparents house. I have no solid memories of this place so every time I come here it’s like a new place to explore. The only thing I do remember well is the Tandle Hill Monument on top of the hill. So me and my brother decided we were going to make it up to the monument and look out over the neighbouring towns and the incredibly steep hills.
Shot on Agfa 200.
I found this roll of film in my boss’ basement. I decided to shoot it one day to see if it would be any good.
Fuji Superia 100 120mm medium format film, Expired in July 1992. So I compensated 1 stop ISO (50)
When someone is sick, in a way that isn’t going to be solved quickly, people always rush to comfort and help this person. We bring them their favourite things, we take them to appointments, we do everything within our power to ease their suffering.
But there comes a time for most people that they have put in enough effort. That moment one realises that this person may never get better. Psychologically it can be very straining to deal with an illness, but also with an ill person.
Sadly a large percentage of people who are either terminally ill or have no prospects of their sickness ever going away, that experience the loss of friends more so than others. They are abandoned. Not by any intention or anguish, its just the way it works in some cases.
Collection of recent analog photographs. I walk around and I take pictures.
Made with 1968 Ricoh and 1939 Leica.
A comedic look at a new city’s LACK of architecture. Walking miles through Antwerp and making a series along the way.
Shot on Kodak 400TX
A selection of my portrait work – (more to be added soon)
8 weeks ago I started on a documentary series about local farms dying out. This ended up turning into a landscape documentary exploring the invading modern ways of greenhouse farming and it’s slow creep towards the remaining local farms.