Week 24 - Hassy Gang

Week 24 - Hassy Gang

This week I went out with a group of Hasselblad enthusiasts, the Hassy Gang. We had a little meet-up in Amsterdam where we exchanged our stories and did a photo walk around the area. We started at Roest and ended up at the Cruise Terminal where there were two cruise ships docked. I had a lot of fun with these guys! Definitely going to organize another meet-up in the future. 

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Week 23 - Lotte

Week 23 - Lotte

Yes, another milestone is reached! This is my first analog portrait shoot with my very own studio light. This week I've tested a few single light setups, from side light until butterfly lighting. I'm already a huge fan of what butterfly or paramount lighting can do on a woman's face. Very beautiful lighting from above the camera. I shot this session on Ilford Pan F 50, next time I'm going for an iso 100 film.

Our cat Banksy also decided that it was time for his moment of fame, he really went for it. 

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Week 22 - Uitdammerdijk

Week 22 - Uitdammerdijk

Soft and smooth long exposures next to grainy harsh landscapes, we got it all in this weeks roll. When I was taking the long exposures, one time I forgot to put on the filters. So that quickly became one over exposed mess. Although, I liked the abstract aesthetics of this mistake, so I put it in with the others. And last but definitely not least, I found a mattrass. So yeah, a mattress with a cyclist in the background.  Why not? 

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Week 20 - Stedelijk & Manon

Week 20 - Stedelijk & Manon

So Manon and I did a little trip to the Stedelijk for a shoot of her brand new tattoo. Her favourite painting is of a French artist Martial Raysse called “Peinture à Haute Tension”. So she got that tattooed on her forearm, why not? So we went to the Stedelijk to let her tattoo meet the original. Shooting this was a little bit hard because of the harsh museum lighting on that floor. But the photos actually came out pretty good.

Have a look for yourself!

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Week 16 - Macro

Week 16 - Macro

I got an extension tube for my Hasselblad 500CM. What that does is that it makes you get really close to your subjects. I had little test around the house, also with some new film I got recently: Ilford Pan F 50. A very slow film with a nice contrast. The bokeh of the 180mm lens creates with this extension tube is amazing! A razor thin field of focus. 

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Week 12 - XXX apparel models

Week 12 - XXX apparel models

This is the week that my clothing went live in my shop! It is available for pre-order and I really can't believe about all the pre-orders coming in, I really appreciate that. For some more inspiration, I went out on a model shoot. With *cough* me *cough* and my girlfriend as models. It was still a bit cold, but very fun to do. So yeah, model shoot, here we go.

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Week 11 - XXX apparel

Week 11 - XXX apparel

Not by far my original plan when I was making this photo of the top of the A'dam Toren. But when I saw the negative I knew it had to end up on a t-shirt. And whatever, let's throw a sweater in there as well. All climate neutral black cotton clothes for the true Amsterdam and analog photography hypebeasts. 

Pre-order yours now! 

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Week 9: Icy Amsterdam

Week 9: Icy Amsterdam

Freezing cold temperatures in Amsterdam. That can only mean one thing, icy canals! It was 6 years ago when we last got the opportunity to ice skate on the frozen canals in Amsterdam. Great atmosphere with a lot of people watching from the streets. There were two girls figure skating their hearts out. Beautiful to see, and to photograph. If anybody knows who they are, send me a message. I'd love to give them the photos I took of them!

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