Last weekend I travelled to Rotterdam to take part in a street photography workshop lead by the famous Dutch street photographer Fokko Muller*.
I took part in two of his ‘Street Photography Fundamental’ workshops a couple of years ago, but this time I upped the game and decided to register for Fokko’s ‘Advanced’ workshop. Unfortunately, all of his Advanced workshops were fully booked, so I asked to be put on the waiting list.
I never expected to be invited, but to my surprise I received a message from Fokko a couple of days before the event, asking me if I was still interested to join his workshop. Yes off course I was!!!
The day before, I gathered all my gear, charged all my camera batteries and packed my bag. The weather forecast was looking good, so I packed light.
I should have written this post a lot earlier, because it has been a week now since I visited the Rotterdam Tattoo Convention. At this event tattoo artists, entertainers and vendors of tattoo supplies came together and presented themselves to the public.
I’ve been an amateur photographer for some time now and I’ve published a lot of pictures, but I’ve always shied away from printing them. I think this has to do with bad experiences I had with printing family photos. They never looked quite right. (more…)
Yesterday I went with my family to Magicland Amusement Park (in Dutch: Toverland) in Sevenum. As parents with small children will undoubtedly know, this means that I had little time for my photography hobby. (more…)
First of all, I’ll start off this post wishing you all a happy new year! I hope your wishes will come true in 2018. Now that the formalities are out of the way, let me go on with my blog post.
Sint-Janhuismolen, Kruisvest, Belgium
Last year I’ve become increasingly unhappy with my street photography hobby. This was partly due to problems I had with my knee. Walking – even for short distances – was extremely troublesome. As a result, I was unable to do street photography most of the time. But there was another reason.(more…)