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I am a photographer from the
Netherlands. I studied photography for three years at the
Photo Academy in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. The Photo Academy is a
highly acclaimed institute educating people to become professional
photographers. I have chosen however to continue photography as a
hobby, with an
On this site you will find a wide
variety of images, of which some were created in response to
assignments during my studies. I like to see myself as a versatile
photographer, enjoying both the
really technical aspects of photography, playing with light,
composition, shape etc. until everything is perfect, as well as the
more thematic aspects, trying to express and emphasise the message
that the photograph needs to send to the viewer.
I don't want to limit myself to one specific type or style of
photography, but like to continue to explore many different aspects, techniques
Often the pleasure of photography for me is more in the
doing than in the end result. I therefore also minimise the use of
Photoshop and try to get most results directly in-camera.
Should you be interested in hiring me for an
assignment, I am available for freelance work. If you have any other
query; Please check the
page for details.
Thanks for watching.