New series: Re-visiting Mahanaim

Before going to my next trip to Israel, I thought I’ll share with you a series of pictures I took last year during my last visit there. Re-visiting Mahanaim shows the neighborhood I grew up in as a child, revisited 20+ years after. See a selection of the pictures in …

Graham Joyce – Some Kind of Fairy Tale

[left50]Does this cover photo look familiar? Well, maybe to some of you, even though it’s largely cropped AND flipped horizontally. The original photo on the left is taken in late 2007 and is part of my series “Ice and Smoke”. From July 10th it’s gonna run as the cover photo …

After the Snow

One of the nicest times of the year to be living near Amsterdam’s Vondelpark is after it has been snowing. While the roads have been ridden with traffic and the snow turns quickly to unpleasant mud, one place that still stays covered with white snow and Ice and keeps attracting …

Joel Sternfeld @ Foam Amsterdam

This is really great. Joel Sternfeld’s “Color Photographs since 1970” is exhibiting at Foam Amsterdam. If you’re in town between 16 Dec — 14 March 2012, go and check it out. Recommended!

Sleep on Celluloid

It always mystified me — the moments in movies where you see people fallen asleep, particularly on the road, while traveling somewhere or leaving some place. It occurred to me that such scenes are usually connected to key moments or turn points in the story. They appear either before something …

Diana and Vogue

Diana Princess of Wales on the day of her wedding — age 20 — next to the cover on the day of her death with a photo taken by Patrick Demarchelier. It’s just fascinating to see the difference. I think the first picture tells me more, for some reason.

Fuji x100 – New camera and first shots

Finally, I’ve managed to grab hold of the Fuji X100 from a recent stock. I think some of you know how hard it is to get hold of this jam of a camera, since the imports from Japan are seldom and few — and the ones that arrive sell like …