This is the white page or blank canvas on which I try to merge my love for words and my love for images, the place where my photography and writing meet.
For ‘Smudge & Blur’ I got to know the friendly face behind “De kartonnerie, bespoke cardboard product design”: Sabrine den Os. I visited her in her work studio at home in The Hague and captured her on film while she practised her craft! We then sat down for a cosy chat, whilst we drank tea […]
The story of Bank Cottage in the Cotswolds is a bit of sad story. We (my family and I) got to know the area, the Cotswolds in England, whilst staying in our friends’ Cotswolds country house, and we completely fell in love with it. It’s an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty for a reason. That’s actually […]
The lovely Sascha Beemsterboer has a great fashion sense, as you can see on her Instagram feed @saschabeemsterboer. We had planned to shoot in the Val d’Orcia (see previous blog post), but also in Cortona and Pienza. Sascha put together these stunning outfits. I shot in Pienza in the evening (last 3 images) and in […]
Tuscany has been suffering from a drought and intense heat the entire Summer, which is why the Val d’Orcia is a bit like a desert this August. Although this is terrible (lots of harvests will fail), I do really love the colours. Together with Sascha I set up this lifestyle portrait session in the Val […]
The lifestyle shoot I organised last Summer together with my sister Leonique with two sisters as models has been published on the Belle Lumiere journal! I love what Belle Lumiere wrote as a caption: “Creating art with family can be so rewarding … and fun! As you can see if these stunning images captured by […]
On a beautiful day in June I went to the organic farmers’ market organised by Mercatale della Valdelsa in Monteriggioni. More information can be found on Be Tuscan for a Day. It is a wonderful project which brings seasonal agricultural products made by local farmers together and to the people visiting Monteriggioni, Poggibonsi and San Gimignano. I […]