Time grows fast

A pro Paparazzi photographer in the 70’s compared to current day pro Paparazzi. One of the first things you notice is the size difference of the camera gear — when did the bigger gear size become a Pro feature? The second thing you notice is maybe the choice of “costume”. …

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.

The overthrown King

Walking down the street towards the Utrecht city center while taking the first pictures with my Leica, I noticed him standing there taking his shirt and shoes off. Other pedestrians were trying their best to ignore him. Trying. In fact he was taking several shirts off, adapting to the hot …

Call Guinness, we are attention-seeking freaks!

After a recent stumble into this rather cute photo of Pingping and Svetlana Pankratova, the world’s shortest man and leggiest woman respectively, it made me think back to my childhood fond memories of Guinness world records. Those amazing facts and discoveries that warmed our hearts and made us smile. You …

CC41 – home front

For those who are interested in everything vintage, particularly from the 40’s, I suppose you can’t go wrong with the Government-controlled ultra functional supplies made in Britain during WWII, carrying the CC41 mark. This mark applied not only for clothing items, but also household items such as furniture, kitchen utilities …

Milla’s kick start to stardom

I wanted to share with you these two photos of Milla Jovovich by Richard Avedon. The first one taken in 1986 when she was only 11 years old after been spoted by Avedon, who featured her with 2 […]

after the shoot

This gear was so neatly packed before the photo shoot. Now look at it… At least nothing’s missing… i think. It’s starting to be a standard routine with me. Before and during a shoot it’s all I can think about. Complete concentration and focus to get all the elements right …

Asimo – more than a toy

I find myself constantly surprised and amazed at the level technology and science can meet in creating inspiring inventions and get closer to realizing “old” familiar concepts. Asimo is one good example of that. There is so much invested in this Robot to such inspiring results. I really believe this …