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 …

Creating the Twin Peaks theme

Angelo Badalamenti describes how he came up with the theme for Twin Peaks, while David Lynch was sitting beside him. I guess this says it all — so great. A fragment taken from the Twin Peaks series special features “Secrets from another place – creating Twin Peaks”.

Artist Daniel Askill and Ksubi

Australian director Daniel Askill of Collider directed this promotional ad Kolors for the Australian fashion label ksubi latest coloured denim line. The resulting film features models Bambi Northwood-Blythe, Cisco Gorrow and Heidi Harrington-Johnson act as modern-day matadors to the rumbling 80’s Ford’s that attempts to hunt them down while the …

The Situation Room, May 1, 2011

President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden, along with members of the national security team, receive an update on the mission against Osama bin Laden in the Situation Room of the White House, May 1, 2011.   I just love this photo. This caption you see above is the …

BEST of BTS

A selection of some of the most awesome Behind-the-scenes shots I’ve seen from some famous movies. Back when set designs were huge and hand made, when special effects where mechanical and photographic and film stars were risking their lives on the set […]

560000 by Alastair Thain

I always find myself fascinated by artists that make their own gear to fit their work-flow and achieve the compelling results they do. Alastair Thain is such a photographer. As an idea partly inspired by the US military, that used large format cameras equipped with powerful airborne flashes to photograph …

The recreated world of Lori Nix

It’s not often that I find myself “transported” into someone else’s world, which is odd since it’s my favorite recreational activity! The World of Lori Nix is full of fascination and curious stories, told with a whimsy sense of humor and a lot of patience. Dealing with themes such as …

New York Style Stories by Maaike Holvast

Visited today the presentation of Maaike Holvast’s “New York Style Stories” @ Mediamatic. Along side the nice 5 films portraing different New York characters, there where also lovely still portraits of the characters hanging there shot by my buddy Stephen Elledge. Go watch the films online (and soon the photos) …