Maybe I am a landscape photographer

Recently photographer Eli Dijkers contacted me with some questions about the Pentax 645D I own. Naturally I invited him to dinner to talk photography and art. Eli Dijkers graduated from the Fotoacademie in 2012, he is now making some beautiful work and exhibiting too. During our conversation he mentioned that my landscape photographs looked a … Continue reading “Maybe I am a landscape photographer”

Beach portraits Rineke Dijkstra

One of the assignments in the second year of the Fotoacademie is to shoot a beach portrait like Rineke Dijkstra. Rineke has become famous with her beach portraits of adolescents. She uses a simple lighting scheme where she underexposes ambient light by about one stop and uses flashlight to expose the model correctly. After trying … Continue reading “Beach portraits Rineke Dijkstra”

Two beautiful women

I photographed these two beautiful women end of last year. Photographer Marieta Landkroon with a Mamiya RB67 on slidefilm while shooting with her in Amsterdam. Anne Beeftink as part of a larger shoot in her apartment with my Pentax 645D. Sophie van Bijleveld did make up and hair there, thanks! While portraits are at least … Continue reading “Two beautiful women”