As I said, I love being on the road. Exploring
the world. Going to places I have not been before, sometimes just close to my home and other times I need to travel
for days to reach the city, town or area where I want to walk around for a
Different landscapes, cityscapes, birds, animals, smells, temperatures and
cultures is what I am interested in.
My camera is my loyal companion, we always travel
together. I carry him around in my
backpack and thanks to that fact I have developed pretty strong back muscles. In nature or cities, with sun or rain, it’s
always hanging on my back. I go nowhere
without this extra pair of eyes.
Travelling with my camera has learned me to
look around. To observe what is there,
to see the overall picture together with all its details. I look for the interactions in the scene,
the light, the dancing shadows, the colors, the mood. This can be very intense.
Later, when working on the photo files, this intensity of having been on that
location, can result in a second journey from behind my desk. By looking at the images I am back in the scene
again as if I was really there. Travelling
with my camera means always travelling twice.
While travelling I already make a selection of what goes where. The Samsung snapshots appear on Instagram as some sort of travel dairy
Back home I make a selection of the other images. One part goes to my Istock/Getty stock photography account.
The other part will be sold as prints on different selling locations. For Belgium, the Netherlands, Germany and France, I use WerkAanDeMuur, a Dutch printing service with good quality prints.
Society6 is the company I use for shipping international, all around the world.