Having traveled the world with an advertising agency, I returned to my home country, Belgium, where I'm based in the port city of Antwerp. My photography follows a journalistic style, and is often poured into high quality coffee table photobooks. Through my publishing company, I have been actively working on various projects with local municipalities as part of their city marketing campaigns.
Since I live in Antwerp, Belgium, heading down to Africa is not an everyday option. Having lived and worked there, I miss South Africa in particular. Just north of Antwerp, there's a natural reserve with a distinct Savanna-feel (with some imagination). Its dry grass, heath bushes and shallow ponds are a marvel to fully-built brick-and-mortar Flanders.
Officially marked as a 'natural disaster', Belgium's hail storm of 7-8-9 June 2014 brought with its misery a unique morning scenery in a local park. Unlike in Autumn, the soil was now covered with green leaves torn off by the gushing winds.
Officially marked as a 'natural disaster', Belgium's hail storm of 7-9 June 2014 brought with its misery a unique morning scenery in a local park. Unlike in Autumn, the soil was covered with green leaves torn off by the gushing winds.
I'm solo-droving across the Romanian countryside, as several dots appear on the far horizon. While the larger black dot gradually takes on a human silouette, the small white ones shift more rapidly in position. As an unexpectedly spontaneous response, I jump out of the car to walk the 1,5 km towards the flock. The shepherd, who speaks no English, greets...
Beautiful sunsets are more the exception than the rule over Brussels, Belgium. The clouds in this one, which seem to erect from the chimneys, were for me an illustration of the relationship between nature and industrialization.