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Walking through the ashes of time, flaring up the dust that once was. Being aware of the energetic life that once embraced this place. A passion for abandoned places.
That moment when I feel the warmth of the sun embrace me, even on the coldest winter days. Walking towards this ‘new’ beauty who was lost and forgotten by time. This doesn’t just warm up my body, it warms up my mind. It gives a certain sensation which is incomprehensible.
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have to be experienced
Thinking back …… it all started back in the eighties with an innocent visit to a desolate French church. I was young, crawling through the brush and there I was. Standing in front of this desolate and decaying church.
I had no idea what I was doing at the time…..but looking back that is where I found my passion, that is where my journey begun.
Capturing the deserted, portraying a story.
THROUGH THE ASHES OF TIME - PHOTOBOOK
Encounter an unique glimpse into the world of the abandoned. A world where time stood still, where dust settled down again, yet the stories remained. Feel the past and experience it in this photo book. The book contains 100+ high-quality photos, taken during the adventures of the past years.
The stories of the past
Narrative photography is the idea that photographs can be used to tell a story. Allen Feldman stated that “the event is not what happens. The event is that which can be narrated”. Because photography captures single discrete moments
Through the lens of my camera I’ll take you to a world that is unknown to many. A world that used to be full of life, energy and experiences, yet one that has been abandoned for decades
A world that became my Urban Art, my way to narrate, my way to capture discretely.
Hidden inside a former convent, that dates back on the fundaments of former convents to more than hundred of years. As years passed on the convent transformed into a palace, a palace which was hardly attacked during the second WorldWar. This palace truly serves as a tangible representation of the city’s history and architecture
I am very excited to announce my first book “Through the Ashes of Time”. A photobook that gives
Certified Offshore Photographer
Offshore Photography Photographing locations at sea is special. Very different from regular photography. In the Netherlands there are
And Justice for All
Palace of Justice In some occasions I’d like to visit extraordinary architecture and so heading up to Brussels