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Overview of ‘slow’ lifestyle workshops I follow a lot of likeminded people on Instagram, a lot of them fellow creative entrepreneurs, and so I often come across the most wonderful sounding workshops…although I wish I could, it’s impossible to attend all of those workshops! Instead, I thought I’d make an overview, for you, my fellow creative […]

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April 16, 2018

Spring Workshops

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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 […]

Fine Art Portraits, Tuscany

August 31, 2017

Fashion shoot in Tuscany

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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 […]

Fine Art Portraits, Tuscany

August 25, 2017

Dancing under the Tuscan sunset

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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 […]

Fine Art Portraits

August 10, 2017

Belle Lumiere journal

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Portrait of an aspiring film director, shot on Fuji Pro 400H and Ilford HP5 with Contax 645. Location: Cortona Model: Joel van Etten Leather jacket: Maledetti Toscani Bag: Cowboysbag

Fine Art Portraits, Tuscany

March 23, 2017

Portrait session Cortona

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On a beautiful Summer day in the Netherlands, my sister and I went to the beach at Scheveningen for a fun shoot on the beach with these two lovely sisters, Kiki & Sascha. Photography & styling by me Styling, hair & make-up by Leonique van Cruyningen Outfits: the girls’ own


October 20, 2016

Beach shoot