Photographing a watch

Photographing a watch is a meticulous work especially regarding focus and lighting. Because the dial (also called face) must be sharp (probably, depending on the mood you’re going for but for the sake of simplicity, most times it is excellent to go with a dial fully in focus, it is the most significant part to … Continue reading “Photographing a watch”

Photographing a screw

The previous two years I have worked as a marketing person for Jeveka, a technical wholesaler in fasteners and tools. We’re talking about screws here mostly. Important for the screw is the head, where you can see the screw drive type and markings if any. Also the fact that screws are round. This is clearly … Continue reading “Photographing a screw”

White plastic

Short series white on white concerning the liquid and solid states of plastic. The plastic contains liquid and was a liquid. Originally constructed from oil, but you can also easily melt it down. Is it a cycle? (Rhetorical question.) Starting with the funny “bootstrap” image Watering… These 4 photographs are for sale now printed 28 x 35 … Continue reading “White plastic”

Nikon FM2N

No piece of metal is worth more to me than my Nikon FM2N, except maybe a couple of wedding rings. And that is precisely why I am selling this phenomenal piece of photographic machinery together with its favourite companion, the Carl Zeiss ZF 2/28. I’m getting married. The decision to sell this camera felt like … Continue reading “Nikon FM2N”

A fish, a chicken and some caviar

A couple of weeks ago I shot some photographs for a well known cooking utensils store. This was for their yearly promotional brochure that came out just now. “Pure” and “perfection” were key, as well as polished versus raw (or smooth versus rough, a lot of terms were used). I had a lot of fun … Continue reading “A fish, a chicken and some caviar”